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Guinea: Prosecution Seeks Crimes Against Humanity Charges in Guinea Massacre Trial

Earlier this month, in the landmark trial of Guinea‘s former president and 10 others, including former ministers, who are accused of responsibility for a massacre and rapes in a stadium, the prosecution team requested the reclassification of charges to crimes against humanity. The trial is currently suspended until March 18, 2024, to allow for the […]

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Guinea Junta Dissolves Interim Government

The presidency’s secretary-general, Amara Camara, in a video released late on Monday, said directors of Cabinet, secretary generals and their deputies would be in charge until a new government was formed. The junta in Guinea has dissolved the interim government in the West African country saying it will appoint a new administration, Aljazeera reported. The […]

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Liberia: ‘No Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, It’s a Rumor’ – – Says Infectious Disease Expert, Dr. Nyan

Monrovia — The Liberian globally acclaimed biomedical scientist and infectious disease specialist, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan has said that, “people should not panic as there is so far no valid information about an Ebola outbreak in Guinea as is being rumored in the West African sub-region in recent days.” “There are several infectious diseases like […]

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Africa: Kaba Diawara Hopes to Shine With His Young Squad

Diawara is one of the new generation coaches who have been able to take charge of their country’s teams in recent years. The 48-year-old coach wants to instill a winning mentality to his side. This is what he shared with CAFOnline from his team’s training base in Yamoussoukro ahead of their opening Group C match […]

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Guinea: Explosion Rocks Guinea Oil Terminal Causing Deaths, Injuries

Cape Town — A massive explosion at an oil terminal in the capital city Conakry has claimed lives and caused several injuries early today, December 18, 2023, according to BBC reports. According to the reports, Conakry’s two main hospitals are inundated with multiple injured patients. The country’s military authorities have not yet commented on the incident. The explosion […]

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Guinea Junta Orders Investigation of Ex-President Conde For Treason

Harare — Guinea’s Justice Minister Alphonse Wright  announced an investigation into former president Alpha Conde’s alleged involvement in treason, two years after he was overthrown by the military in a coup, Al Jazeera reports. The public prosecutor reportedly received a letter from Wright, requesting that the new authorised investigation look into “alleged acts of treason, criminal […]

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Guinea: Former President Camara Back in Jail After Prison Break

Calm has returned to Conakry on Sunday after the escape of four prisoners. Three of them, including former president Dadis Camara, returned to their cells on Saturday night. But not Claude Pivi, the former junta security minister, who is still actively being sought by the authorities. During the investigation and police action to recapture the […]

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Guinea Former Coup Leader Camara Taken From Prison

The justice minister said gunmen stormed the capital’s main prison and freed Camara. Heavy gunshots were reported in Conakry, with the Justice Ministry saying the borders were shuttered. Gunmen stormed the main prison in the Conakry capital of Guinea on Saturday, freeing 2008 coup leader Moussa “Dadis” Camara, the justice minister said. The center of […]

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Africa: A Dispiriting UNGA

Leaders devalue democracy under the guise of standing up to the West. It’s a telling sign of the times that the UN General Assembly (UNGA) address of Col. Mamadi Doumbouya, leader of Guinea’s military regime, was singled out for praise across social media platforms last week. Doumbouya criticized condemnation of the wave of military coups […]

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Africa: Ghana Coach Ibrahim Tanko Shifts Focus to Crucial Match Against Guinea

Following their heavy defeat against Morocco on Tuesday night, Ghana’s U23 head coach, Ibrahim Tanko, has emphasized the need for his team to redirect their attention towards their final Group A encounter against Guinea. In a Group A clash at the ongoing TotalEnergies CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 in Rabat, Ghana suffered […]

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Africa: TotalEnergies U23 AFCON – Guinea Defeat Against Morocco Spurs Resurgence, Says Coach Cisse

Guinea has reignited its prospects of advancing to the knockout stage in the ongoing TotalEnergies CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023. Coach Morlaye Cisse orchestrated a remarkable recovery following their previous defeat, guiding Guinea to a convincing 3-1 victory over Congo Brazzaville in a riveting Group A encounter held in Rabat on Tuesday […]

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Morocco/Guinea: Morocco Stage Late Rally to Defeat Guinea in TotalEnergies U23 Afcon Opener

Hosts Morocco showcased their determination and fighting spirit as they rallied from a goal down to secure a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Guinea in the opening Group A match of the TotalEnergies CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023. Skipper Abdessamad Ezzalzouli converted two second-half penalties to hand the home side a perfect start […]

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Africa: Egypt Beat Guinea to Qualify for 2023 TotalEnergies AFCON

Mahmoud ‘Trezeguet’ Ahmed scored and provided an assist as Egypt qualified for the 2023 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Guinea in Marrakesh on Wednesday. Serhou Guirassy had given the Guineans a 26th minute lead but Trezeguet equalized for Egypt just before the break, and then set up Mostafa […]

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Egis Will Act As The Consulting Engineer To The Guinean Government For The Simandou Mega-Project

Egis, an international company specialized in consulting, engineering, construction, and mobility services, announced the signature of a contract with the Guinean government to act as technical advisor for the construction of the Simandou mega mining project’s infrastructure. Located 550 kilometers southeast of Conakry, the project includes the construction of a 650km railway line (the Transguinean) […]

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Liberia, Guinea, S/Leone Sign Pact to Improve Cross-Border Trade, Revenue and Security in the Region

Monrovia — The Customs Department of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has signed an MOU with its Guinean and Sierra Leonean counterparts for mutual administrative assistance to combat customs crimes and boost customs revenues in the three countries. The Customs authorities agreed to foster meaningful and more robust collaborations in facilitating cross-border trade and improved […]

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Guinea: Junta Orders Corruption Case Against Ousted Leader Alpha Condé

Guinea’s justice minister has ordered legal proceedings against former President Alpha Condé and more than 180 officials from his deposed regime for alleged corruption and embezzlement of public funds. Guinea has been run by a military junta that overthrew Condé in a coup last year, with opponents saying the military is going after Condé’s old […]

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Guinea: Defendants Take The Stand First At Conakry Trial

Conakry — In Guinea, the floor was given first to the defendants in the trial of the September 28 massacre. At the start of hearings on the substance, the first role went to Moussa Tiégboro Camara and the second to Marcel Guilavogui, respectively minister and bodyguard of the junta leader at the time of the […]

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Africa: CAF President Discusses Withdrawal of Afcon Guinea 2025 With ransition President

The President of CAF Dr Patrice Motsepe had a meeting today with the Guinea Transition President, Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya to discuss the withdrawal by CAF of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (“AFCON”) Guinea 2025, due to the infrastructure and facilities in Guinea not being ready to host a world class AFCON competition. He was […]