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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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Troubled polls favour Condé

One of those thought lucky to have been elected is Ibrahima Kassory Fofana a Finance Minister under the late President Lansana Conté whom local media have linked to the controversial transfer of the iron-ore concession to BSGR...


Condé takes on Steinmetz

Guinean officials are investigating how BSGR secured its stake in Simandou under the late President General Lansana Conté and have arrested some of the company's staff in Conakry...

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested Cilins in April after Mamadie Conté née Touré the fourth and last wife of Lansana Conté secretly recorded her conversations with him in her role as a 'cooperating witness' for the US government (AC Vol 54 No 9 The fight for Mount Simandou)...


The fight for Mount Simandou

New video The witness the US prosecutors say was Mamadie Conté née Touré the fourth wife of the late President Lansana Conté...


Beny bites back

Meanwhile Conakry accuses Steinmetz of bribing the government of the late Lansana Conté to obtain the rights to half of the giant Simandou iron-ore mine which used to belong to Rio Tinto...


Condé’s rainbow fades away

Especially painful was the departure of Lansana Kouyaté a Prime Minister under the late President Lansana Conté and the former second-in-command at the AAC...

Once the hardline Minister for Territorial Administration Kiridi Bangoura was a prominent figure in Lansana Conté’s Parti de l’unité et du progrès and an implacable adversary of Condé...


Shocks and ore bodies

Guinea claims BSGR bribed the late President Lansana Conté’s government to obtain the rights to half of the Simandou concession which had previously belonged entirely to Rio Tinto...


Miners get bad reviews

The first casualty of the review is likely to be Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) which claims to have secured mining rights to Blocks 1 and 2 at Simandou for an undisclosed price from the late President General Lansana Conté shortly before his death in December 2008...


Who's who in the Guinea loan saga

He has already said that the Beny Steinmetz Group Resources Vale’s minority partner in the Simandou mine ‘didn’t follow the law’ when it secured the asset under the late military leader General Lansana Conté...


The Italian job

Guido Santullo grew rich on government business while his patron Lansana Conté was President of Guinea...


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