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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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Condé looks East and West

Lansana Conté Dadis Camara and Konaté) announced the transfer of exploration rights on blocks 1 and 2 at the vast Simandou iron-ore concession from Rio Tinto to Beny Steinmetz Group Resources...


The gamble for Simandou

However President Lansana Conté on his deathbed and surrounded by his wives and courtiers authorised the retrocession of blocks 1 and 2...


Condé wants quick results

There are only two other big Chinese buildings in Conakry: the Palais du Peuple the seat of parliament which was constructed during the rule of dictator Sékou Touré (1958-1984) and the headquarters of Radio Télévision Guinéenne (RTG-Conakry) completed under President Lansana Conté (1984-2008)...


Presidential guard fall out

The captive had been one of the late President Lansana Conté’s bodyguards who then transferred his loyalty to Konaté the General who presided over the transition to civilian rule...


Tough questions for Condé

Ahmed Kanté recently appointed Minister-Counsellor for Mining Affairs was a Mines Minister under President Lansana Conté who died in December 2008...


Brazil’s natural allies

Vale is bidding for a 50% stake in the mine from Israeli entrepreneur Beny Steinmetz himself the beneficiary of a deal signed by the late President Lansana Conté in December 2008...


Alpha Condé

He returned only after Lansana Conté took power in the 1980s...


Minding the mines

Before leaving office former Mines and Geology Minister Mahmoud Thiam gave Rio Tinto a February deadline to withdraw from the two blocks that late dictator Lansana Conté had awarded to Beny Steinmetz...


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