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Guinea

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya

Date of Birth: 4 March 1980
Place of Birth: Kankan, Guinea


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The region on the rack

This provided a ready-made excuse for Colonel Mamady Doumbouya to seize power the following year in 2021 supposedly in the name of restoring democracy...


What hope for the juntas' promised elections?

Guinea's transitional leader Mamady Doumbouya has eschewed the rejection of collaboration with France – officials in Conakry praise the Agence française de développement as one of the country's most effective partners – and sought to maintain a broad spread of international partnerships...


A dozen in the dock

The arrival of Lt-Col Mamady Doumbouya in a coup d'état last September and his subsequent purge of the army top brass have made this trial possible...


The Axis fights back

It was no coincidence that the Front nationale pour la défense de la constitution chose 5 September the day of the first anniversary of the coup that toppled President Alpha Condé to stage another demonstration against the military junta of Lieutenant-Colonel Mamady Doumbouya...


Goïta plays to his nationalist gallery

Regional leaders hope the deals with Mali and Burkina Faso might nudge the Guinean putchist Colonel Mamady Doumbouya – who seized power in September last year – into a climb-down...


Beijing recalibrates its contracts

Guinea's military government led by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya since a putsch last September suspended construction work on the giant Simandou iron ore concession on 4 July after the companies working in the area failed to agree on a joint venture...


Honeymoon over as junta extends rule

The Front national pour la défense de la constitution (FNDC) movement said on 13 May that the military regime led by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya was 'confiscating power' and that its actions were 'illegal and illegitimate'...

Most prominent among them are three minsters who have been in prison since early April: Ibrahim Kassory Fofana the last Prime Minister under ousted President Alpha Condé; former Defence Minister Mohamed Diané whose row with Colonel Mamady Doumbouya constituted the genesis of the 5 September coup (AC Vol 62 No 18 Sidelined legionnaire grabs the reins); and former Environment Minister Oyé Guilavogui...


The coup-makers win the first round

Guinean leader Col Mamady Doumbouya shrewdly consulted diverse politicians and interest groups pledging that he and fellow junta figures would be barred from standing in elections...


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