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Lansana Conté

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


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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...


Jacques' jaunt

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


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