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Guinea

President Alpha Condé

Date of Birth: 04/03/1938
Place of Birth: Boké, French Guinea (Guinea)


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Condé takes on Steinmetz

President Alpha Condé has escalated his government's row with Geneva-based Beny Steinmetz Group Resources over the legitimacy of its stake in the Simandou iron ore mine...

BSGR dismissed Condé's claims as 'completely untrue' and 'a desperate attempt to throw dust in the eyes of international observers who have been increasingly critical of Alpha Condé's lack of enthusiasm to hold legislative elections'...


The fight for Mount Simandou

At the heart of the fight for Simandou are President Alpha Condé’s government and three international mining houses: Anglo-Australian Rio Tinto which has a controlling stake in Simandou Blocks 3 and 4 and Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) which together with Brazil’s Vale control Simandou Blocks 1 and 2...

BSGR’s representatives told Africa Confidential they regard the Alpha Condé government as illegitimate and claims of corruption against them are ‘baseless...


Beny bites back

Since Alpha Condé’s election as President in November 2010 Soros has been advising him on implementing a national mining code and introducing new standards of probity and transparency...


Condé’s rainbow fades away

Two years after President Alpha Condé came to office the promise of a new era of accountability and transparency now lies in the ruins of police shootings arson and ethnic violence (AC Vol 51 No 23 Over the new rainbow & Condé's hard won victory)...

Most of their ammunition is supplied by the activities of his son Mohamed Alpha Condé aka ‘Mac’...


Shocks and ore bodies

This year President Alpha Condé has consistently attempted to reassure investors that major projects especially in mining will go ahead as planned...


Torture in the dock

The trial of soldiers accused of attempting to assassinate President Alpha Condé is not going well for the prosecution (AC Vol 52 No 24)...


Simandou setbacks

On 15 March Guinean President Alpha Condé sent a message of congratulations to China’s new leader Xi Jinping...


The problems with CPI’s Boffa deal

Guinea’s former National Director of Large Mining Projects Tidiane Diallo has been sidelined by President Alpha Condé and problems are now besetting the most advanced Chinese mining project in Guinea which Dialllo had closely overseen...


China Sonangol shows its hand

It was due to take a large stake in offshore exploration but President Alpha Condé has eliminated those contracts with the Guinea Development Corporation that were least advantageous to the state (AAC Vol 4 No 11 Betting on Boffa and Pulling away CIF's welcome mat)...


Miners get bad reviews

The report will also test the credibility of the mining strategy launched by President Alpha Condé’s government after it came to power in December 2010...


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