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Guinean authorities have banned the opposition coalition’s demonstration slated for early next week.
In a decree, the Governor of the Guinean capital, Conakry forbids the the demonstrations planned to start on September 27.
A traditional chief in Sierra Leone is the latest to join a groundswell of calls for an urgent resolution of the protracted border dispute with neighbouring Guinea over an area called, Yenga.
In Guinea, the process of national reconciliation will be officially launched next Wednesday, September 28.The announcement was made in the capital, Conakry by the Co-Chairman of the National committee of reflection, who spoke of of modalities being worked out for the successful implementation of the reconciliation process.
After months of bickering among political parties over whether or not to push the elections date to 2012, Guinea's electoral commission has now set 29 December this year as the date for the parliamentary polls.
Guinea’s main opposition party, the Union for Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) has denied its members were involved in an attempted assassination of President Alpha Condé in July.
Rights groups in Guinea have denounced the action of security forces against the inhabitants of a village more than one hundred kilometers south of the capital, Conakry.
In some countries, there are just over two health workers for every thousand people.A new report released by Save the Children shows that children in such countries are five times more likely to die, than in other countries at the top of the index.
An opposition coalition of six political parties in Guinea is calling for an adjustment of the makeup of the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission, ahead of parliamentary elections later this year.
The Guinean government has signed a contract with the Chinese company, China International Water and Electric for the construction of a hydro electric dam.
The government of Guinean President Alpha Conde has said it’s committed to cleaning up the procurement contracts market.