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Cabinet of Guinea

Dr. Mohamed Diane Minister of State to the President of the Republic in charge of Defence Cheick Sako Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Attorney General Abdoul Kabele Camara Minister […]

President announces new Cabinet

Last week President Alpha Condé announced his new Prime Minister as Mamady Youla and yesterday a new Cabinet was declared. The new Cabinet now has 31 ministers and a significant […]

President dismisses Interior Minister

President Alpha Condé has issued a decree dismissing Interior Minister Mahmoud Cissé, Secretary General for Religious Affairs El Hadj Abdoulaye Diassy and his deputy Elhadj Aboubacar Fofana apparently for serious […]

Alpha Condé wins the Presidential Election

Incumbent President Alpha Condé of the Rally of the Guinean People (RPG) has won the presidential election which took place last Sunday. Alpha Condé took 57.85% of the vote according […]

Presidential 2015

An election took place on 11 October 2015. Alpha Condé (Rally of the Guinean People) 57.85% Cellou Dalein Diallo (Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea) 31.44% Sidya Touré (Union of […]

Tense time as country votes in Presidential election

Guinea’s presidential election today looks set to be a re-run of the 2010 election as incumbent President Alpha Condé of the Rally of the Guinean People (RPG) takes on opposition […]

President appoints military man to Territorial Administration and Decentralization

President Alpha Condé has appointed General Boureima Condé as the new Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization. He replaces Alhassane Condé who becomes an advisor to the Presidency. None of […]

President Alpha Condé appoints new Energy and Security Ministers

President Alpha Condé of Guinea has made two changes to his Cabinet. Cheick Talib Sylla has been appointed as the new Minister of Energy & Water and Mahmou Cissé has […]

Opposition stalls National Assembly with walkout

Guinea’s main opposition has withdrawn from the National Assembly in protest at the failure of the government to hold municipal and community elections earlier this year as promised. Guinea has […]

President Alpha Condé names 35 member Cabinet

President Alpha Condé has issued Decree D/2014/021/PRG/SGG which names a 35 member Cabinet and will come into force with immediate effect. The Cabinet contains no members of the opposition and […]

Cabinet resigns

Prime Minister Mohamed Said Fofana and his Cabinet resigned yesterday. The move comes two days after the new National Assembly, elected in a general election on 28th September 2013, met […]

Election commission announces result of 28 September General Election

The Chairman of CENI, the Independent National Electoral Commission, Bakary Fofana, finally announced the results of the 28th September general election yesterday afternoon. There had been widespread criticism over the […]

Parliamentary 2013

An election to the National Assembly took place on 29 September 2013. Rally of the Guinean People (Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen) 53 Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea ( Union […]

Guinea votes in first legislative election since 2002

Guinea will hold its first legislative election since 2002 today. Around five million voters will be voting to fill 114 seats in the new National Assembly which will replace the […]

Likely election on 29th September as parties reach agreement

After the cancelled election of 30th June the government and opposition met and yesterday they came to an agreement to hold elections within 84 days of the signing of the […]

President declares start of election campaign

President Alpha Conde has announced in a decree that the start of campaigning for the 30th June general election will be from today. The move has proven to be controversial […]

Professional policeman is new Minister of Security

President Alpha Conde has sacked his Minister of Security, Reform of the Security Sector and Emergency Preparedness, Dr. Maramany Cissé. The apparent reason quoted by Reuters and other agencies is […]