[VOA] Conakry, Guinea -- A Guinean public prosecutor on Monday ordered a list of all police officers present when a young man was killed during demonstrations last week, in a significant shift from past practice.
[RFI] West African leaders meeting in Accra have decided to uphold sanctions against Mali, along with the suspension of Burkina Faso and Guinea from the bloc. The measures could be lifted if the military rulers in all three countries speed up plans for a return to civilian rule.
[RFI] The ruling junta in Guinea-Conakry has rejected a call from the United Nations to lift a ban on political demonstrations, insisting protests should only be allowed during the election period in three years' time.
[VOA] Washington -- Analysts say plans by Guinea's transitional military government to prosecute former President Alpha Conde and 26 of his top officials will likely be marred by doubts over the fairness of their trials.
[VOA] Washington -- Analysts say plans by Guinea's transitional military government to prosecute former president Alpha Condé and 26 of his top officials will likely be marred by doubts over the fairness of their trials.
[VOA] Dakar, Senegal -- Guinea's military government this week announced plans to prosecute ousted President Alpha Conde and 26 of his former officials for murder, rape, kidnapping and other crimes. Guinea's coup leader also proposed a three-year transition back to civilian rule.
[allAfrica] Guinea's attorney general has ordered legal proceedings against former President Alpha Conde and 26 of his former officials for alleged crimes, including acts of violence while in office, Al Jazeera reports.
[Mission Aviation Fellowship] Finnish pilot Roy Rissanen, 57, flew the first operational flight on Saturday 23 April 2022 to launch a new humanitarian air service in Guinea, West Africa. Roy is a pilot with international charity Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) and transported his first passengers from Nzérékoré in the south to Guinea's capital Conakry. The flight lasted 1 hour 50 minutes and saved 23 by road -- overall cutting four days' travel for the humanitarian workers on board.
[Africa In Fact] Over the last two years, military-led coups have afflicted the West Africa region, particularly in Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali (twice). While the individual causes of these coups differ greatly, they exemplify a trend in which governance failures such as corruption, inability to meet security needs and the impacts of climate change exacerbate pre-existing challenges. These governance failures create a vacuum in which the military presents itself to the civilian population as an alternative that will brin
[New Times] Rwandan envoy Zaina Nyiramatama on April 1, presented her letters of credence to Col. Mamadi Doumbouya, President of the transition and Head of State of the Republic of Guinea at the Mohammed V Palace in Conakry.
[White House] Every country, including our own, experiences risks and challenges related to stability and conflict. The international community grapples with issues that cut across borders, societies, ways of life, and economies. As the world has witnessed too often, the effects of conflict and instability are not constrained by borders or technologies. Cooperation and long-term investments in conflict prevention and stabilization are needed now more than ever to build peace across divided communities and boundaries. We
[GhanaToday] The Authority of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is demanding the finalisation of an acceptable transition timetable from Guinea's Transitional Authority no later than 25th April 2022.
[The Point] The Young People Without Borders has called on the governments of The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Bissau to dialogue with members of the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC), with a view to bringing a lasting solution to the Cassamace conflict.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- A national conference on the political way forward for Guinea, has been initiated by the ministry of territorial administration and decentralization, with the aim of building a "new institutional framework".
[State Department] The United States is designating two Hizballah financiers operating in Guinea: Ali Saade and Ibrahim Taher. This action will help disrupt Hizballah's business network in West Africa, which relies on bribery to circumvent the rule of law.
[New Dawn] The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mahamat Saleh ANNADIF, Mr. Jean Claude Kassi Brou, President of the Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS), and Mrs. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ghana and President of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, concluded today a two-day joint mission to Guinea.
[IPS] United Nations -- A rash of military coups in Africa has resurrected a long dormant question: should leaders who take power through armed insurrections be barred from addressing the United Nations--an institution which swears by, and promotes, multi-party democracy?
[The Conversation Africa] Three African countries' manufacturers have lost their tariff-free access to the US market this year. This follows the US decision in November last year to suspend Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from the African Growth and Opportunity Act. The reason given for the decision was that it was in response to human rights violations and recent coups.
[CAF] Musa Barrow's strike in the second half gave Gambia a historic 1-0 win over Guinea to qualify for the quarterfinals of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations at the Stade Omnisports de Bafoussam on Monday.
[VOA] Bamako / Conakry / Washington -- For Sammy Abdella, the new year has brought bad tidings: the prospect of a steep drop in sales of scarves, rugs, baskets and other textile goods produced by Sammy Handmade in Ethiopia.
[New Zimbabwe] THE Warriors ended their forgettable Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign on a high note after salvaging some lost pride with a shock victory over Guinea in their final Group B encounter at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde, Cameroon Tuesday.
[CAF] The most anticipated top of the table clash in Group B involving West African Giants Senegal and Guinea ended in a goalless draw in their second match of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations at the Stade Omnisports de Bafoussam on Friday.
[UN News] After a recent wave of attempts and coups d'état in Central African Republic, Mali, Sudan and Guinea, The UN Special Representative for the region told the Security Council on Monday this resurgence, particularly in West Africa, "is often the consequence of political practices that are completely out of step with the aspirations of the populations."
[MAP] Conakry -- Prime Minister, Head of the transitional government of the Republic of Guinea, Mohamed Beavogui, received, Thursday in Conakry, HM the King's ambassador, Driss Isbayene at the end of his mission in this country.