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June 19, 2013
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Guinea’s President Alpha Condé has called on the population to “remain calm” and be “vigilant” hours after his private residence in the capital Conakry was attacked by heavily armed assailants.
Heavily armed assailants early Tuesday attacked the residence of Alpha Conde, but the Guinean president escaped injury and is in a safe place.
With Liberia’s elections just three months away, Mano River Union heads of state say the border threat between Liberia and Ivory Coast is a factor that could adversely affect the entire sub-region.
The Heads of State of member countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) are expected on Sunday in Monrovia, Liberia's capital, for a Union summit on border security and refugees conditions.
A meeting of energy experts, technical and financial stakeholders has ended in the Guinean capital Conakry.The group met to talk about the electricity interconnection project of Mano River Union countries.
In Guinea, clashes have taken place between farmers and herdsmen in a village 900 km south of the capital, Conakry.
Tensions have been rising in Guinea ahead of parliamentary and local government elections later this year.
There is a row between the government of President Alpha Conde and some opposition parties over revising of the electoral list.
President Alpha Condè of Guinea has chaired the opening ceremony of a national workshop on armed conflict prevention and resolution techniques in Guinea.
The Guinea government has launched a 21-day sanitation campaign for the capital, Conakry. The campaign is to clear out over 500 thousand cubic meters of waste in five municipalities of the capital.
As national school examinations begin in Guinea, education authorities have launched a "zero tolerance" against exams malpractices.