Guinea appeals for calm after 7 killed in post-electoral violence
A Guinean minister and the international community appealed for calm on Wednesday after seven people were killed, including five young children, in violence linked to fraud allegations that marred local elections at the weekend.
Promised Guinea local elections delayed again
Local elections in Guinea, expected since 2005, will not take place before the end of the year, an opposition party spokesman said Monday, a month after demonstrations calling for polls.
Guinea president sacks ministers following deadly protests
Guinean President Alpha Conde has sacked three ministers, including his education minister, in a reshuffle after a long strike by teachers and violent protests.
Schools reopening in Guinea afer 3-week strike, violence
Schools began to reopen across Guinea on Wednesday after a three-week strike and violent protests that left seven people dead in the capital this week, an AFP journalist and school staff said.
Guinean soldier implicated in 2009 massacre arrested
Guinea on Tuesday said that a key aide to the leader of a junta in the country has been arrested in neighbouring Senegal following a 2009 massacre in which both men were implicated.
Guinea signs $770 million contract with Chinese firm to develop main port
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) signed a $770 million contract with Guinea’s government on Monday to upgrade the port in the capital, Conakry, expanding Chinese economic influence ...
Buhari, Ambode, Emmanuel, Ibas mull better security for Gulf of Guinea
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for transnational efforts to check piracy and related crimes in the Gulf of Guinea.Represented by the Minister for Defence, Mansur Mohammad Dan-Ali...
Eight in race for Guinea presidential election
Eight contenders including current head-of-state Alpha Conde have been approved as candidates for Guinea's second democratic presidential election, the constitutional court said on Wednesday. The list is a mixture of outsiders and opposition big-hitters including former premiers Cellou Dalein Diallo and Sidya Toure -- but notably omits exiled former junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara. Camara…