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25 Sep 2021
On a visit to Conakry following the 5 September putsch, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo and Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara say they had 'very frank' talks with the putschists' leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya. They were also able to meet with former President Alpha Condé, who is still being detained by the coup's plotters.
8 Sep 2021
Eighty political prisoners detained by Alpha Conde's government, including a number who had campaigned against his third term, were released on Tuesday (september 7) evening following a military coup which deposed the now former Guinean president. Ismael Conde, a former member of Alpha Conde's party who rallied against a third term, left Conakry's central jail thanking the people of Guinea for his liberation and embracing a close relative before disapearing into the crowd.
25 Jul 2019
At a university in Conakry, colleagues and students of Guinean researcher Mamoudou Barry ask for justice after Barry was killed in an attack in Rouen, France, on Friday.
5 Mar 2019
On Conakry's beaches, you will probably see more trash than sand. Campaigner and blogger Fatouma Chérif has had enough of this site. Armed with just her mobile phone, she is waging a war on waste.

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