Guinea military junta appoints army officers as provincial governors

Guinea’s main opposition leader said on Tuesday he was open to participating in a transition following a military coup over the weekend, as the soldiers who seized power consolidated their takeover. West African countries have threatened sanctions following the overthrow of President Alpha Conde, who was serving a third term after altering the constitution to… Read More Guinea military junta appoints army officers as provincial governors

Guinea opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo says open to participation in transition process following coup

Guinea’s main opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo, a long-standing rival of deposed President Alpha Conde, said on Tuesday that he and his party were open to participate in a political transition following Sunday’s military coup. Diallo, 69, who was defeated by Conde in an October presidential election in which the president was seeking a third… Read More Guinea opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo says open to participation in transition process following coup

Guinea opposition veteran Cellou Dalein Diallo accepts nomination to contest in presidential election

Guinea’s veteran opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo accepted the nomination on Sunday of his UFDG party to challenge President Alpha Conde, who is seeking a third term in an October 18 election despite protests from the opposition. Conde, 82, who defeated Diallo in a runoff in 2010, and won in the first round of the… Read More Guinea opposition veteran Cellou Dalein Diallo accepts nomination to contest in presidential election