Dinosaurs were hit by small asteroid off coast of Guinea, scientists find
28 August 2022 | 5:37 am
Scientists recently discovered a crater off the coast of Guinea. While it was not as impactful as the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, its regional consequences would have been huge. Our regional correspondent Sam Bradpiece spoke to one of the researchers involved.
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Rwanda's president Paul Kagame arrived in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday, where he was greeted by military leader Colonel Mamady Doumbouya.
Protesters clashed with police throughout Guinea on Wednesday, as the first of several days of planned pro-democracy protests devolved into a hail of thrown stones and clouds of tear gas in cities across the country.
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