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Two dead in Guinea at start of sweeping anti-government rally

Conakry, Guinea | AFP |  Two youths were killed in Guinea on Monday at the start of open-ended protests against President Alpha Conde’s suspected bid to prolong his rule. The West African country has been wracked by demonstrations since mid-October over concerns that Conde intends to use a planned constitutional reform …

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Guinea opposition trial suspended as more protests erupt

Conakry, Guinea | AFP |  A Guinea court on Wednesday suspended the trial of eight opposition leaders accused of organising protests against President Alpha Conde, as fresh rioting broke out in the capital Conakry. The opposition says at least 10 people have died in three days of deadly clashes during protests …

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COMMENT: Powering Africa’s future

COMMENT: By Alpha Condé Leaders are demonstrating a new determination to improve prospects for younger generations by electrifying our economies When G20 leaders meet later this year in Hamburg, investment in Africa’s future will be high on their agenda. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has already committed to using her presidency …

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