A Way Out of Guinea Election Quagmire

In a new report, the International Crisis Group calls on President Alpha Condé to engage in a "genuine" dialogue with the opposition in order to hold peaceful and credible legislative elections.
  • Guinea:  A Way Out of the Election Quagmire

    International Crisis Group, 18 February 2013

    Two years after President Alpha Condé's victory in the first really competitive election in the history of postcolonial Guinea, the country still does not have a national... read more »

A woman votes in the elections in Guinea.

  • Guinea:  Govt Announces 2013 Polls

    African Elections Project, 14 December 2012

    The chairman of Guinea's Independent National Electoral Commission, Bakary Fofana, said Wednesday the country's long-delayed parliamentary election will take place May 12 of next... read more »

  • Liberia:  Three Killed in Guinea Riot

    New Democrat, 13 December 2012

    At least three people died and several others were injured in clashes that broke out late on Monday in southern Guinea between opposition militants and government supporters,... read more »

  • Africa:  Politics of Succession - Coping When Leaders Die

    Africa Renewal, 29 November 2012

    In December 2008, a Guinean newspaper published a photo of a frail and ailing President Lansana Conté, who appeared to be struggling to stand up. The photo stoked rumours of... read more »

  • Guinea:  How is Fractious Nation Faring After Two Years of Democracy?

    ThinkAfricaPress, 23 October 2012

    On October 2, close to two years after the election of Alpha Condé as the first democratically-elected president of Guinea, the so-called 'water castle' of Africa celebrated... read more »

  • Guinea:  Ministerial Reshuffle - a Civilian Govt and a Commitment to Human Rights

    International Federation for Human Rights, 12 October 2012

    Back from an international mission to Guinea, FIDH and its member organisation, OGDH, welcome the annoucement of a ministerial reshuffle which removes actors allegedly responsible... read more »

  • Guinea:  'Fear Has Switched Sides'

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 1 October 2012

    Three years after a stadium massacre in the Guinean capital Conakry in which hundreds of people were killed, injured and raped during a military crackdown on a rally to protest... read more »