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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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Alpha Condé

He returned only after Lansana Conté took power in the 1980s...


Minding the mines

Before leaving office, former Mines and Geology Minister Mahmoud Thiam gave Rio Tinto a February deadline to withdraw from the two blocks that late dictator Lansana Conté had awarded to Beny Steinmetz...


Condé’s hard won victory

After Sékou Touré’s death, Condé returned to see if the new regime under the then Corporal Lansana Conté was serious about its promises to hand over to a democratic government...


Odds now on Condé

Mamadou Sylla, one of the richest men in Guinea and a backer of former military leader General Lansana Conté, is also supporting Condé...


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...


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