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Guinea

Lansana Conté

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


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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...


Condé’s hard won victory

After Sékou Touré’s death Condé returned to see if the new regime under the then Corporal Lansana Conté was serious about its promises to hand over to a democratic government...


Odds now on Condé

Mamadou Sylla one of the richest men in Guinea and a backer of former military leader General Lansana Conté is also supporting Condé...


All to play for

Contesting are Cellou Dalein Diallo once Prime Minister under President Lansana Conté and Alpha Condé who has always been in opposition...

If as seems probable the eventual winner is Diallo his opponents may claim that after the coup and the elections nothing has changed since the days of Lansana Conté who died in December 2008...


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