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Source: Voice of America

Bissau :: Guinea Bissau | updated 2012-06-16 18:10:18 -0700 | political-news

Guinea-Bissau has endured numerous coups and coup attempts over the past 30 years and has become a transit point for international drug traffickers. Guinea-Bissau's defense and security sector, including restructuring and downsizing what he called the "ill-disciplined" military.
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Source: BBC

Bissau :: Guinea Bissau | updated 2012-05-18 06:59:46 -0700 | political-news

Voters in Guinea-Bissau go to the polls shortly to elect a new president to replace Malam Bacai Sanha, who died in January following a long illness. Nine candidates are running for office, but analysts say only four have a fighting...
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Source: Voice of America

Bissau :: Guinea Bissau | updated 2012-03-14 20:14:08 -0700 | political-news

Security Council is urging Guinea-Bissau to hold free and fair elections in a timely manner, following the death of President Malam Bacai Sanha early this week. The 15-member body says the military should respect civilian rule, and the council urged...
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Source: All Africa

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2011-10-27 21:04:07 -0700 | political-news

Regions Democratic Evolution African Or Western? Kofi Akosah-Sarpong 26 August 2011 analysis For sometime, the centre of Africa's anarchic one-party systems, gory tyrants, brutal dictatorships, self-serving military juntas and hideous civil wars, West Africa is changing and indisputably...
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Source: BBC

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2011-09-19 23:19:09 -0700 | political-news

Attack on home of Guinea President Conde 'repelled' Heavy shooting has taken place at the home of Guinean President Alpha Conde in the country's capital, Conakry. Unknown assailants attacked Mr Conde's private residence, eyewitnesses said. Forces loyal to Mr Conde...
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Source: CNN

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2011-01-20 07:44:11 -0800 | political-news

After three days of violence throughout the country that killed at least nine people, injured dozens more and pushed the ruling military junta to declare a national state of emergency, calm returned to Guinea on Thursday. Military units are now...
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Source: Newyork Times

Khartoum :: Sudan | updated 2011-01-16 02:09:57 -0800 | political-news

Cellou Dalein Diallo in the streets of Conakry, Guinea on Monday...Guinea (AP) Security forces on Monday arrested demonstrators and fired tear gas at those burning tires in the downtrodden suburbs of Guinea's capital, on the same day results from a...
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Source: Daily Nation

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2011-03-16 00:23:54 -0700 | political-news

Stories Guinean General Sekouba Konate, aka The Tiger, may have orchestrated a 2008 coup, but the transition regime chief is not a fan of being in power, and for him a civilian government can not come fast enough. Power doesn't...
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Source: News 24

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2011-01-08 20:43:34 -0800 | political-news

Guineans have been urged to stay calm as vote counting got under way on Monday after a presidential run-off election which has been praised as peaceful, a relief after a campaign marked by clashes between rival camps. Despite fears of...
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Source: Belleville News-Democrat

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2011-02-25 01:15:15 -0800 | political-news

Guineans began casting their ballots in a vote that has been delayed multiple times following violent ethnic clashes pitting the nation's two largest ethnic groups against each other. The ethnic divide between the supporters of rival candidates Cellou Dalein Diallo...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2010-12-25 15:16:02 -0800 | political-news

Nation Must Hold Presidential Decider Soon, Says French-Speakers' Summit 24 October 2010 Leaders of French-speaking nations have called for peaceful elections in Guinea as soon as possible at their summit in Montreux this weekend. After clashes between supporters of candidates...
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Breaking News: Ebola outbreak spreads as toll reaches 337
Source: Al Jazeera

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2014-06-19 03:24:01 -0700 | travel-news

53 The Redemption Hospital where a nurse reportedly died of Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia [EPA] An Ebola outbreak continues to spread in three West African countries, and the death toll in the outbreak has risen to 337, the World...
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Source: Washington Post

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2014-07-01 05:04:00 -0700 | travel-news

The small towns of Kentzou, Garoua-Boulai and Ngaoui in eastern Cameroon are overrun by people seeking refuge from the slaughter and pillaging in neighboring Central African Republic (CAR). African countries being both significant sources and recipients of these refugees.
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2014-07-18 03:35:40 -0700 | travel-news

Great Read "The situation in West Africa should be a wake-up call to recognize that this weakening of this institution on which we all depend is not in anybody's interest," Scott Dowell, director of disease detection and emergency response at...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2014-07-10 11:01:05 -0700 | travel-news

The aid group Plan International says the outbreak could become a global health crisis if there isn't a better-coordinated regional response and more support from the international community. According to WHO, there have now been 844 cases and 518 deaths...
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