Guinea Announces Dates for Legislative CampaignPresident Alpha Conde has announced campaign dates for the long awaited legislative elections, but the opposition have threatened to boycott over accusations that the ruling party is planning to rig the outcome.
AEP, 3 June 2013
In a decree read on national television Wednesday, President Alpha Conde announced that campaigning will begin at midnight and would end at the same time on June 28. Read more »
VOA, 24 May 2013
Guinea's government says it deployed extra soldiers and police to the streets of the capital, Conakry, Friday, as youth in several neighborhoods set up makeshift barriers,… Read more »
UN News, 22 May 2013
A United Nations envoy today convened a consultative meeting in the Guinean capital, Conakry, between the Prime Minister and opposition leaders, pressing ahead with UN efforts to… Read more »
IFEX, 1 May 2013
On 18 April, 2013, members of Guinea's National Police Force fired tear gas and live bullets to disperse a large group of opposition demonstrators who were protesting against the… Read more »
The Herald, 13 May 2013
In a statement issued by the AU over the weekend, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission, called on the Guinean parties to exercise restraint and demonstrate a… Read more »
IFEX, 8 May 2013
On 2 May 2013, supporters belonging to the Guinean Opposition Coalition were brutally attacked with live bullets and tear gas by police officers and gendarmes drawn from the Guinea… Read more »
MFWA, 8 May 2013
A large crowd of supporters belonging to the Guinean Opposition Coalition were on May 2, 2013 brutally attacked with live bullets and tear gas by police officers and gendarmes… Read more »
Police quell a protest.