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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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Beny’s railway coup

Steinmetz who was awarded Blocks 1 and 2 in the dying days of the regime of General Lansana Conté hung on to the rights through the brief regime of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara and into the interim regime of Brigadier Gen...


The junta explains

He accused Taylor of being behind an attempted assassination of Guinea’s President Lansana Conté whose death in December 2008 paved the way for the CNDD to seize power...


Democratic moves after the exit of Dadis

One of Doré's main tasks will be overseeing the setting-up of a credible election monitoring body and the updating and improvement of electoral registers which have been manipulated under the long years of Lansana Conté's rule...


Who's who in the junta and beyond

He worked at the United Nations International Labour Organisation in the reign of the late President Ahmed Sékou Touré and was in the opposition under President Lansana Conté...


More contracts as the vote looms

Ignoring pleas from the Forum des Forces Vives a coalition of politicians trades union members and civil society groups to leave such agreements until after the elections Mining Minister Mahmoud Thiam has resurrected the moribund deal that was first discussed shortly before the death of President Lansana Conté in December 2008...

A source close to the dossier recounted the history of the deal: ‘On 18 December 2008 three days before the death of Lansana Conté Hyway signed a contract with the Guinea authorities...


And the winner is...the CIF

Thiam's mentor Ibrahima Kassory Fofana former Economy Minister under President Lansana Conté and once close friend of Diallo is now openly backing Alpha Condé...


More ore, more problems

It scooped up a 25-year lease for the Compagnie des Bauxites de Kindia in 2001 from the government of former President Lansana Conté...


The junta rewards new friends

That may be difficult but the Guinean courts are currently trying to strip RusAl of its ownership of the Friguia bauxite and alumina refinery at Fria: the military regime accuses the Russian company of having bought the refinery for a mere fraction of its value under former President Lansana Conté’s regime...


To catch a thief

The choice of Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré as chief mediator in Guinea's worsening crisis is curious given that the Burkinabé leader in league with Liberian warlord Charles Taylor had been plotting against the previous Guinean regime under Lieutenant General Lansana Conté: many of Conté's senior officers now serve Captain Moussa Dadis Camara's regime...


Camara's reality television

Conakry's drug-trafficking network Back in May Moussa Camara's unit arrested the son of the late President Lansana Conté Capt...

He had done likewise at the home of Asmaou Diallo Lansana Conté's third wife...

Doumbouya spent ten years in gaol after the 1996 mutiny against Lansana Conté and has since stayed clear of public life...


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