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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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A second, tougher round

He was badly tortured under the military regime headed by General Lansana Conté who died in December 2008...

Papa Koly Kourouma a close ally of Dadis who took 5% of the vote is likely to join Condé as is Ibrahim Sylla with 3% and Ibrahima Kassory Fofana formerly economy minister under Lansana Conté...


Minister Thiam covers his bases

Thiam’s mentor is Ibrahima Kassory Fofana who was once inseparable from Diallo when they both served in Lansana Conté’s military regime but they may have fallen out...


High-stakes election

Touré’s successor General Lansana Conté was from the minority Soussou people (15% of the population) and he gave Peulh some economic privileges which angered the Malinké...

Kiridi Bangoura a former Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation has discreetly backed Condé as have other senior survivors of the late Lansana Conté’s regime...


Votes and the mining houses

They are Alpha Condé the pugnacious leader of the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG) and Cellou Dalein Diallo President of the Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée (UFDG) and Prime Minister under the late General Lansana Conté...


Beny’s railway coup

Steinmetz who was awarded Blocks 1 and 2 in the dying days of the regime of General Lansana Conté hung on to the rights through the brief regime of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara and into the interim regime of Brigadier Gen...


The junta explains

He accused Taylor of being behind an attempted assassination of Guinea’s President Lansana Conté whose death in December 2008 paved the way for the CNDD to seize power...


Democratic moves after the exit of Dadis

One of Doré's main tasks will be overseeing the setting-up of a credible election monitoring body and the updating and improvement of electoral registers which have been manipulated under the long years of Lansana Conté's rule...


Who's who in the junta and beyond

He worked at the United Nations International Labour Organisation in the reign of the late President Ahmed Sékou Touré and was in the opposition under President Lansana Conté...


More contracts as the vote looms

Ignoring pleas from the Forum des Forces Vives a coalition of politicians trades union members and civil society groups to leave such agreements until after the elections Mining Minister Mahmoud Thiam has resurrected the moribund deal that was first discussed shortly before the death of President Lansana Conté in December 2008...

A source close to the dossier recounted the history of the deal: ‘On 18 December 2008 three days before the death of Lansana Conté Hyway signed a contract with the Guinea authorities...


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