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Guinea rioters burn police buildings

Hundreds of rioters in the Guinean bauxite mining town Boke burned down a police and a gendarmerie building and clashed with security forces wielding batons, leaving 17 people injured, the local Red Cross said.

Riot in Guinea bauxite mining hub

At least one person was killed and several wounded when Guinean security forces opened fire to break up a riot in the bauxite mining hub of Boke, witnesses said.

Guinea-Bissau and Indonesia strengthen defence ties

On 8 August, Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for establishing a defence cooperation agreement with his counterpart from Guinea-Bissau Eduardo Casta Sanha, who said he expects it to materialise into “concrete agreements in the military sphere”.

Guineans protest over election delays, insecurity

Several thousand opponents of Guinea's President Alpha Conde protested in Conakry against election delays and insecurity, as political tensions escalate.

French prosecutor seeks jail, huge fine for Equatorial Guinea leader’s son

A French public prosecutor asked a court to sentence the son of Equatorial Guinea's president to three years in jail on charges of using money plundered from his country to buy Parisian luxury properties and exotic cars.
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