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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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Trade union truce

The political truce which greeted President Lansana Conté's appointment of Lansana Kouyaté as Prime Minister will be short-lived unless there is a speedy transfer of power...


Conté goes another round

More than 60 deaths during the January general strike failed to soften President Lansana Conté who is embroiled in another - perhaps terminal - round of confrontation with his opponents...


The strike that shook Conté

Union strikers and opposition demonstrators have secured a tactical victory against President Lansana Conté's regime after three weeks of protests during which in January more than 60 people were killed...


Two peas in a pod

President Lansana Conté personally freed them in mid-December and sparked the latest round of trades union protests...


Bad moon rising

A general strike launched by two trades unions the Confédération Nationale des Travilleurs de Guinée and Union Syndicale des Travailleurs de Guinée on 10 January is threatening President Lansana Conté's grip on power...


Candidates and rivals

A wildcard is President Lansana Conté’s son Lieutenant Ousmane who is unpopular with fellow soldiers for perceived privileges...


Countdown for Conté

After almost a week of 'medical checks' in Switzerland President Lansana Conté's quiet return on 17 August was marked only by a brief statement without pictures on state television...


Starting guns

Bangoura (AC Vol 47 No 12) called an emergency meeting with Solano Security Minister Ibrahima Dieng and Schools Minister Mamadou Bhoye Bah who stood against the ailing President Lansana Conté in the 2003 presidential poll...


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