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ISS: Can coups be removed from Guinea’s political culture?

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The transition process should focus on building strong, accountable institutions rather than just a government of national unity. On 5 September, Guineans woke up to...

Guinea junta says it will not bow to pressure to let...

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Guinea's military junta said on Friday it would not bow to pressure from regional leaders to allow President Alpha Conde, whom it detained during...

Newsmaker: Toppled Conde failed to live up to pledges in Guinea

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The apparent overthrow of President Alpha Conde in Guinea capped a steady slide from grace for the veteran opposition leader and human rights professor...

Guinea President Conde wins re-election in landslide: preliminary results

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Guinea’s President Alpha Conde has won a landslide re-election victory, preliminary results showed on Thursday, giving him a third term in office after a...

Guinea president retains election lead as protests turn deadly

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Guinea’s President Alpha Conde retained his lead on Wednesday in provisional results from the 18 October election, beating his challengers in 14 constituencies out...

Guinea opposition candidate claims victory, violence erupts

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Guinea opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo said on Monday he had won the first round of the 18 October presidential election, but his claim...

Guinea’s Conde accepts nomination to seek third term

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Guinea President Alpha Conde has accepted his party's nomination to run in October's election, the party said on Monday, taking advantage of a new...

Conde hints at third term

Guinea President Alpha Conde suggested publicly for the first time he could run for a third term if the national constitution is changed, a...

Guinea warns against ethnic violence

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Guinea will seek out anyone inciting ethnic violence after at least seven people were killed in post-election clashes. The violence was linked...

Guineans protest over election delays, insecurity

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

Guinea president dismisses interior minister after murders

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Guinea's President Alpha Conde on Thursday dismissed the interior minister and a senior official in connection with their handling of two murder...

Guinea president Conde wins re-election with clear majority

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Guinea's electoral commission on Saturday declared President Alpha Conde winner of an Oct. 11 election to give him a second five-year term. Conde...

Conde on track to win Guinea election in first round

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Guinean President Alpha Conde was on track to win another term in office in the first round of voting in the country's...

Guinea opposition leaders want election scrapped, fraud cited

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All seven opposition leaders who contested Guinea's presidential election against incumbent Alpha Conde said the result should be annulled because of fraud. Their...

Guinea president vows to hold vote, street clashes erupt

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Guinea's President Alpha Conde said on Thursday he had no plans to postpone this weekend's election, dismissing an opposition request, as supporters...

Guinea’s presidential candidates want election delay to fix irregularities

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Challengers to President Alpha Conde in Guinea's presidential election want to postpose the Oct. 11 vote until later this month to address...

Guinea opposition strikes deal with president ahead of polls

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Guinea's political opposition said this week it had reached a compromise with President Alpha Conde to name new mayors and redistribute local...

Guinea opposition strikes deal with president ahead of polls

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Guinea's political opposition said this week it had reached a compromise with President Alpha Conde to name new mayors and redistribute local...

Guinea opposition seeks alliance with former coup leader

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The head of Guinea's main opposition party is seeking an alliance with the former leader of a 2008 military coup in an...

Guinea opposition vows more protests unless president backs down

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Guinea's opposition leader pledged to continue the protests in which at least four people have been killed unless President Alpha Conde allows...

Guinea protesters clash with security forces ahead of talks

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Youths in Guinea's capital blocked roads with burning tyres and clashed with security forces on Thursday, raising pressure on President Alpha Conde...

Insight: Surge in cocaine trade undermines Conde’s bid to revive Guinea

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A surge in cocaine trafficking has transformed Guinea into West Africa's latest drug hot spot, jeopardizing President Alpha Conde's efforts to rebuild...

Guinea clashes kill one, injure nine after journalist says targeted

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One person was killed and nine others injured during clashes in Guinea's capital after a journalist critical of President Alpha Conde said...

Guinea opposition to ask Supreme Court to annul parliamentary vote

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Guinea's main opposition parties accused the ruling party on Saturday of massive fraud in last month's parliamentary election and said they would...

Guinea opposition withdraws from U.N.-backed talks

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Guinea's opposition walked out of U.N.-backed talks with the government on Tuesday, accusing it of rigging last week's legislative elections and deepening...

Ex-army chief held after Guinea’s Conde escapes attack

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Guinean President Alpha Conde escaped two attacks on his residence that killed at least three people and left his home riddled with...

Guinea poll leader wants talks on resource deals

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Guinea will re-negotiate minerals deals deemed unbeneficial to the West African state but not launch a wholesale sectoral review says the front-runner...