Guinean Opposition Calls for Mass Protests Over Poll Delay


The opposition has repeated its call for Guineans to come out in their numbers to demonstrate until they get assurances that the voter registration process for the country's legislative elections which has been repeatedly postponed is "transparent and secure."

A woman casts her ballot. (File photo)

  • Guinea:  President Says Fresh Polls Urgent

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 21 December 2011

    Guinean President Alpha Conde has said he wants legislative polls to be held as soon as possible following a decision to postpone the vote which had been slated for December 29. read more »

  • Guinea:  Nation Postpones Elections After Fraud Fears

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 19 December 2011

    Guinea has indefinitely postponed legislative elections initially set for December 29 to meet opposition demands for a role in planning the polls to prevent fraud, officials said. read more »

  • Guinea:  Ethnic Tensions Likely to Delay Elections

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 6 December 2011

    Politics remain ethnically divisive in Guinea a year after violent clashes marred a bitterly divided Presidential election. read more »

  • West Africa:  ECOWAS Statement On the Current Situation in Guinea

    Economic Community of West African States, 22 November 2011

    In the effort to move national dialogue forward, the ECOWAS Commission dispatched a Special Envoy, His Excellency Edem Kodjo, Founding Member of ECOWAS, to Guinea from 9-11 ... read more »

  • Guinea:  Govt Bans Public Rallies

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 9 November 2011

    Guinea has outlawed all "public rallies" held without prior authorization, such as meetings or street markets, a ministerial decree said Wednesday. read more »

  • Guinea:  Putting the Transition Back On Track

    International Crisis Group, 23 September 2011

    Unless Guinea's main political actors agree on organising the pending legislative elections, there is a risk inter-communal tensions could spark violence that opens the army's way ... read more »

  • Guinea:  Ban Presses for Reconciliation Ahead of Polls

    UN News Service, 24 September 2011

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Guinea to peacefully resolve all major political disputes to ensure that parliamentary elections scheduled for later this year in the West ... read more »