Alpha Conde

  • Africa & World

    Defiant junta rejects pressure to let Conde leave Guinea

    GUINEA’S military junta and coup leader Mamady Doumbouya said on Friday they will not bow to regional pressure to allow President Alpha Conde, detained since his overthrow on September 5, to leave the country. On Friday Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara and Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo paid a one-day visit to Conakry to ask coup leader Mamady Doumbouya, a special…

    Read More »
  • Africa & World

    Guinea President Alpha Conde cornered by heavy gunfire in Conakry

    HEAVY gunfire was heard in the centre of Guinea’s capital of Conakry on Sunday morning, according to a Reuters witness and videos shared on social media. A military source said the only bridge connecting the mainland to the Kaloum district, which houses most of the ministries and the presidential palace, had been sealed off and many soldiers — some heavily…

    Read More »
  • Africa & World

    Guinea President Alpha Conde poised for landslide election win

    A PRELIMINARY count has shown Guinean President Alpha Conde will win a third term in office following a bitterly fought election that has led to deadly violence. Conde’s opposition says the count was rigged. Preliminary results released Thursday show Guinea’s President Alpha Conde as the winner of a controversial election that keeps him in office as president for a third term. Conde’s…

    Read More »
Back to top button