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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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At the sick bed

In April he helped the ailing President Lansana Conté to oust Premier Cellou Dallein Diallo and eleven other ministers (AC Vol 47 No 10)...


Who's in charge here?

The authority of the state and the economy of the world's second largest bauxite producer (after Australia) have steadily dwindled since President Lansana Conté officially announced he was ill in 2003 (AC Vol 45 No 11)...


Oil and oligarchs

GUINEA: The disputed local elections on 18 December which saw the ruling PUP claim victory in 31 of the 38 municipalities reinforces doubts about the credibility of President Lansana Conté's reforms and the country's stability...


Flying with Solo B

Liberian national elections are due on 11 October and tensions are rising in the other troubled neighbour Guinea as military men and politicians jockey to succeed the ailing President Lansana Conté (AC Vol 46 No 11)...


Oil, dollars and votes

Last month Canada's Global Alumina Products Corporation (Gapco) secured approval from President Lansana Conté to build a 2...


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Reining in the military

Gbagbo's main regional ally is Guinean President Lansana Conté...


Vultures gather

The vultures are gathering as President Lansana Conté is reported to be slipping in and out of a diabetic coma...


Through a glass very darkly

The new target it seems is Northern Guinea where these fighters - predominantly Mandingo soldiers and Taylor-loyalists - join forces with local dissidents to exploit the power vacuum caused by the decline of President Lansana Conté...


Warlord on the loose

A 30-page confidential report to the internationally financed Special Court in Sierra Leone alleges that he masterminded an assassination attempt against Guinea's President Lansana Conté in January (AC Vol 46 No 3) plotted to overthrow the government of Côte d'Ivoire and broke the terms of his asylum in Nigeria by travelling to Burkina Faso on 26 February...

Yet in January immediately after the attempt to murder President Lansana Conté which the Special Court blames on Taylor Guinean officials pointed towards Condé's ally Antoine Gbokolo Soroumou (also named by the Special Court in Freetown) accusing him of recruiting 2 500 mercenaries from Burkina Faso Mali and Liberia...


Whodunit?

Guinea's President Lansana Conté regularly claims to be the target of plots...


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