President Alpha Condé enacted a controversial new constitution that critics say may allow the leader to seek a third term in office. The constitution was approved last month by the vast majority of voters in a delayed referendum that took place despite an opposition boycott and the emergence of the country's first two COVID-19 cases.
Manifestations in Conakry (file photo).
allAfrica, 3 April 2020
Guinean President Alpha Conde's party has won more than two-thirds of the seats in legislative elections held in March, AFP reports. Read more »
MFWA, 26 March 2020
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) condemns the continuing repression of the freedom of assembly rights of activists and opponents of President Alpha Conde by Guinea's… Read more »
MFWA, 24 March 2020
About ten people are reported killed, several arrested, including one journalist and the internet was disrupted as Guinean authorities went ahead with legislative elections and a… Read more »
RFI, 23 March 2020
At least 10 people lost their lives during violence on Sunday surrounding Guinea's controversial referendum, according to the opposition. The vote is widely seen as an attempt by… Read more »
The New Humanitarian, 23 March 2020
An opposition boycott and two cases of COVID-19 didn't stop the vote, which could help Guinea's president cling on to power. Read more »
CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organisations and activists have placed Guinea on a hight human rights watchlist ahead of the proposed referendum on 22nd March. This ... Read more »
At least two people have been killed during protests in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let 81-year-old President Alpha Conde seek a third term. ... Read more »