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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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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...


Expanding the contracts

Steinmetz’s firm relies on a shadowy system inherited from President Lansana Conté who died in December 2008...


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...


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