Fifteen killed in landslide at Guinea gold mine

Fifteen killed in landslide at Guinea gold mine

A landslide at an artisanal gold mine has killed at least 15 people in northeastern Guinea, the government said on Sunday.

Guinea court declares Alpha Conde elected president

Guinea court declares Alpha Conde elected president

Guinea's Constitutional Court on Saturday declared incumbent Alpha Conde had been re-elected for a controversial third term as president at the age of 82, while his main opponent called for resistance "by all legal means".

Amir sends greetings to Guinea's president

Amir sends greetings to Guinea's president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent yesterday cables of congratulations to the President of Guinea, Professor Alpha Conde, on his country's Independence Day. HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Shei

At least 10 dead in northeast Guinea gold mine collapse

At least 10 dead in northeast Guinea gold mine collapse

At least 10 people were killed and others were missing after an illegal gold mine collapsed in northeastern Guinea, local officials and the Red Cross said on Thursday.

At least seven protesters killed in Guinea protests this week

At least seven protesters killed in Guinea protests this week

At least seven protesters were killed by security forces in Guinea this week during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term

French judge indicts businessman Bollore in Africa corruption probe

French judge indicts businessman Bollore in Africa corruption probe

A French judge has indicted businessman Vincent Bollore in a corruption investigation related to his group's businesses in two countries in Africa, the company said on Wednesday.

Emir receives message from Guinea president

Emir receives message from Guinea president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received a verbal message from President of Guinea, Professor Alpha Conde.

Qatar expands ties with Ivory Coast, Guinea

Qatar expands ties with Ivory Coast, Guinea

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held wide-ranging talks with the leaders of Ivory Coast and Guinea and witnessed the signing of several agreements and memoranda of understanding on Friday, as part of his six-nation West African tour.

General strike grinds Guinea to standstill

General strike grinds Guinea to standstill

Shops, banks and offices remained closed yesterday and streets empty of traffic in Guinea’s capital and in other cities, the first day of an open-ended general strike called by trade unions.