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Conakry

March 16, 2024

Guinea electricity chief fired after power outage sparks protests

The dismissal of top-ranking officials in the Guinean power sector follows protests resulting from a power outage that plunged the country’s capital, Conakry, into darkness.

Protest in Guinea
December 18, 2023

92 casualties recorded in Guinea oil terminal explosion

On Monday, a thick column of smoke and some flames were still visible after firefighters brought the fire under control.

BLAST AT OIL TERMINAL
November 5, 2023

Guinea’s ex-military leader recaptured after prison escape

Mr Camara launched a coup on Dec. 23, 2008, and became the leader of the military government.

Guinea’s ex-military dictator Moussa Dadis Camara (Credit: Nigerian Guardian)
October 1, 2022

CAF officially strips Guinea of AFCON 2025 hosting rights

The CAF Executive Committee will be meeting on Saturday in Algiers, Algeria and will take a decision to re-open the bidding process for the 2025 AFCON.

Confederation of African Football (CAF)
September 6, 2021

Poverty, nepotism, corruption motivated us to seize power, humiliate Conde: Guinea Coup Plotters

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, leader of the coup that removed President Alpha Conde in Guinea, listed poverty and corruption in government as reasons for the forceful takeover.

September 6, 2021

UN slams Guinea coup plotters, demands Alpha Condé’s release

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the coup d’etat in Guinea and demanded the immediate release of President Alpha Condé.

September 6, 2021

Coup: FIFA, CAF postpone Guinea, Morocco World Cup qualifier

Football governing bodies FIFA and CAF have postponed Monday’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match involving Guinea and visiting Morocco.

September 5, 2021

Military coup in Guinea; President Conde arrested

The development came after residents heard about two hours of heavy gunfire across the capital Conakry.

February 22, 2021

Ebola vaccination in Guinea postponed amid delivery problems

According to the latest WHO data, there are eight Ebola cases in Guinea; four have confirmed.