Conakry

By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Mar 4th, 2013
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(Reuters) – At least one person was killed and six others wounded on Monday when Guinea’s security forces opened fire in the capital, a human rights group said, warning of a deepening ethnic conflict stemming from rows over forthcoming legislative elections. Main opposition figure Cellou ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Feb 19th, 2013
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(AFP) CONAKRY — Youths clashed with security forces in Guinea on Tuesday, a day after authorities in the west African nation praised a rare peaceful pro-democracy demonstration in the country. Youths in the suburbs of the capital Conakry erected barricades and burned car tyres while chanting slogans ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Feb 18th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Opposition supporters held protests across Guinea on Monday to demand a free and fair parliamentary election, fearing the first such vote in more than a decade will be cheapened by fraud. The May 12 election is intended to be the last step in Guinea’s return to civilian rule f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Oct 2nd, 2012
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WASHINGTON, October 2, 2012 Press Statement Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC October 1, 2012 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Guinea on the 54th anniversary of your independence this October 2...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Sep 28th, 2012
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Several people were wounded in the Guinean capital Conakry Friday when police clashed with youth taking part in a funeral procession for two opposition supporters, sources said. The funeral took place three years to the day after a massacre by Guinean troops that left at least 157 opposition supporte...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Sep 27th, 2012
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Conakry – Human Rights Watch called Thursday on Guinean authorities to support an inquiry into a 2009 massacre when troops killed some 160 civilians and raped others in the capital Conakry. On September 28, 2009, thousands of opponents of a military regime gathered in a Conakry stadium to demon...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Sep 21st, 2012
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Several people have been injured in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, in clashes between government and opposition supporters. There are also reports that one person was killed in the violence when protesters blocked the main bridge and barricaded the main roads. The two groups are split along ethnic ...
By benim
In Guinea
Nov 2nd, 2011
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Conakry – Guinean President Alpha Conde has announced the retirement of over 4 000 soldiers and paramilitary officers, many of whom are long past the legal age at which they should have stepped down. “This year more than 4 000 soldiers and paramilitary officers will retire before December...
By benim
In Guinea
Oct 29th, 2011
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Conakry – A large truck ploughed into cars and pedestrians in a populous suburb of Guinea’s capital Conakry late on Friday, killing at least 20 people, national television reported. “Some 20 people were killed and many others injured in an accident in Dabondy,” the broadcaster...