Electoral Process Questioned in Guinea

Some opposition parties have indicated that they may call for nation-wide protests, while also pulling out of preparations for the legislative election set for May 12.

A woman votes in the elections in Guinea. (file photo)

  • Guinea:  A Way Out of the Election Quagmire (document)

    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 »

  • 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 »

  • Guinea:  The Missing Parliament

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 7 September 2012

    Guineans are hopeful that the 5 September resignation of the electoral commission president - one of the opposition's principal demands - will break a political impasse and move ... read more »

  • Guinea:  Deadlock Over Parliamentary Elections

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 29 August 2012

    Political battles have intensified in Guinea after the government thwarted an opposition rally to demand free parliamentary elections, raising fears that a return to stability and ... read more »

  • Guinea:  Opposition Calls for Mass Protests Over Poll Delay

    allAfrica.com, 10 May 2012

    There have been mixed responses to a day of national protest called for by opposition parties in Guinea, who are demanding dialogue with the government on the holding of ... read more »