Son of Guinea's first president faces forced labor charges in Texas
The son of Guinea's first president and his wife face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty in Texas of holding a young woman as a domestic slave.
Fresh protests in Guinea after disputed elections
Thousands of people demonstrated in central Conakry on Monday while in several other districts of the Guinean capital youths erected roadblocks and set fire to tyres, in the latest wave of unrest after disputed local elections.
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.
Senegal extradites Guinean soldier wanted over massacre
A Guinean soldier wanted over the massacre of more than 150 people in a Conakry stadium has been extradited, ending years on the run in neighbouring Senegal and paving the way for his trial.
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.
Gambians await Jammeh's exit after pledge to go
Gambians on Saturday anxiously awaited the departure of strongman Yahya Jammeh after he agreed to stand down following 11th-hour talks with west African leaders to head off a regional military intervention.
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 ...
Latest Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over
The latest outbreak of Ebola in Guinea has ended, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, warning that a recurrence of the killer tropical disease remained a threat.