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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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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...


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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...


A diplomatic coup

President Lansana Conté is also concerned about local political opponents and security ahead of this December's presidential elections...


Curbing the press

Security officials around President Lansana Conté are cracking down ahead of the presidential election scheduled for December when their man and his Parti de l' Unité et du Progrès are the front runners...


Worlds apart

Lansana Conté; Ghana's Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings...


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