GUINEE | GUINEA

07-Sep-2021 to 15:38

Conde: From Mandela cult hero to zero?

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Before his accession to power in Guinea in 2010, President Alpha Conde was widely admired and touted as “the Nelson Mandela of West Africa.”

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06-Sep-2021 to 19:29

Main opposition reaches out to Guinea junta

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea's main opposition National Alliance for Democratic Change (ANAD) which backs Alpha Conde's arch political rival Cellou Dalein Diallo, says it is ready to accompany the coup plotters to complete the transition to democratic civilian rule.

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06-Sep-2021 to 18:19

Guinea’s new strongman makes pledges

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The coup leader, Mamady Doumbouya, promised on Monday in Conakry the formation of an “inclusive” government following the seizure of power by the Special Forces Group of which he is the Commander.

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06-Sep-2021 to 17:30

Guinea: Rights group says coup leaders must protect population

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The soldiers who led Sunday’s putsch which overthrew Guinea’s Alpha Condé must protect the rights of the entire population, Amnesty International has said.

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06-Sep-2021 to 09:01

Guinea: Who is behind Conde's sudden ouster?

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Mamady Doumbouya, a former French legionnaire who led Sunday's putsch which overthrew Guinea's Alpha Condé was a kingpin in the security structure that was supposed to protect the ousted president.

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05-Sep-2021 to 19:11

Football: Stranded Moroccan team airlifted from volatile Guinea

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Members of the Moroccan national football team and delegation who were trapped in Guinea as a military coup unfolded against president Alpha Conde have been airlifted to their country on Sunday.

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05-Sep-2021 to 14:01

Guinea army deposes Alpha Conde

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — An apparent insurrection by special forces in Guinea Conakry appears to have succeeded in ousting President Alpha Conde, bringing eleven years of his rule to an abrupt end.

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