Jump to navigation

Guinea

Lansana Conté

Date of Birth: 30/11/1934
Place of Birth: Dubréka, French Guinea (now Guinea)
Died: 22/12/2008


Displaying 121-130 out of 139 results.

Rebels versus rebels

The LURD leadership includes Conakry-based Sekou Kone a Liberian Mandingo with personal ties to President Lansana Conté...


Constitutional Conté

Guineans believe President Lansana Conté is also eager to join the 'third term' club...


Precarious calm

On 3 June a beaming President Kabbah helicoptered up to his native Kambia to mark the new-found peace; on the same day he met Guinean President Lansana Conté among the ruins of Parmelap formerly a thriving town on the Guinea-Sierra Leone border...


How high the summit

Guinean security was not discussed: Presidents Lansana Conté Tejan Kabbah and Charles Taylor were not present...


The war moves north

At the same time President Lansana Conté is fast losing any popularity he might have had at the the rigged presidential election of December 1998: like Samuel Doe's regime in Liberia and successive juntas in Sierra Leone Conté's is an easy target for rebels...


Bringing back the British

President Lansana Conté says Liberian President Charles Taylor is coordinating the operation which has killed more than 350 Guineans and exacerbated the regional effects of Sierra Leone's war...


The calabash bubbles

That presupposes serious peace talks backed by President Taylor and Presidents Lansana Conté and Ahmad Tejan Kabbah...


Cross-border crisis

Presidents Lansana Conté of Guinea and Ahmad Tejan Kabbah of Sierra Leone have lost patience with Taylor and the Liberian-sponsored dissidents and are tolerating if not actively encouraging Liberian rebel groups operating from their countries...


Manège à trois

Also under suspicion according to the document are Guinean President Lansana Conté and Cameroonian President Paul Biya for their ambivalence towards Sassou...


Displaying 121-130 out of 139 results.