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Guinea

Lansana Conté

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


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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...


Jacques' jaunt

Presidents Paul Biya Lansana Conté and Gnassingbé Eyadéma all enjoyed dubious presidential victories (1997 1998 1998)...


An election foretold

By fair means or foul President and General Lansana Conté is determined to 'win' the 14 December elections...


Mane's men

President Lansana Conté also has local security worries (some linked to dissident factions in neighbouring states) ahead of this year's presidential and parliamentary elections...


    Vol 39 No 8 |
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Bamako sparks

In countries such as Guinea the Caisse has taken a hard line on energy; factional disputes (involving President Lansana Conté) paralysed the electricity sector: credits are suspended and donors are demanding outright privatisation...


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