The military junta ruling Guinea has banned political protests after announcing a three-year transition period before the civilian rule is restored.
Guinea's legislative body on Wednesday announced there would be a three-year transition period before the civilian rule is restored, defying regional partners who have called for a swifter timetable following a coup.
Guinea said Wednesday it would prosecute former president Alpha Conde, who was toppled in a military coup last September, for murder and other crimes committed during his time in office.
Guinea's army-dominated government announced Friday that a political forum had proposed a transition period of between 18 and 52 months before staging elections.
Guinea has detained two ex-leaders on corruption charges, prosecutors said Thursday, as the ruling junta widens its crackdown on prominent figures close to ousted president Alpha Conde.
Political leaders in Guinea have reacted angrily after the country's military junta spurned demands by West Africa's regional bloc to spell out a timeline for restoring civilian rule.
The party of Guinea's ousted leader Alpha Conde announced Thursday that it would stop participating in a national reconciliation conference in protest at his and others' detention.
The head of Guinea's ruling junta, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, has warned foreign mining companies to build processing factories locally
Former Guinean prime minister Ibrahima Kassory Fofana and three ex-ministers in the West African state were detained on Wednesday on embezzlement charges, his lawyer said.
Army officers have seized power in the West African states of Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso since 2020, in a sharp setback for democracy in the region.
Determined to increase insurance penetration in the country, Guinea Insurance Plc has initiated a self-service motor insurance e-portal that allows customers to purchase
Guinea-Bissau's president has sacked the commander of navy and the army's vice chief of staff, according to a decree, weeks after a failed coup attempt in the West African country.