Authorities in Guinea have opened the trial of the alleged perpetrators of a 2009 stadium massacre by the country’s military that left at least 157 protesters dead.
Guinea’s justice minister says a trial date has been set nearly 13 years after a stadium massacre killed at least 157 people in the West African nation.
Opposition leaders say one person was killed in Guinea’s capital during protests against fuel price hikes.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea authorities say they will prosecute former President Alpha Conde and 26 of his officials for violence surrounding his bid for a controversial third term in office.
Witnesses in the Guinean capital say former President Alpha Conde has been flight out of the country for medical treatment abroad.
The man who led a 2008 coup in Guinea has returned to the West African nation after more than a decade in exile.
Guinea will begin vaccinating children aged 12 to 17 to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The West African nation’s health ministry said the youth vaccinations will start Thursday in the capital, Conakry.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Coup leader Col. Mamady Doumbouya gave no timeline for holding new elections in Guinea as the junta swore him in as president on Friday, though he pledged not to run as a candidate once the vote is organized.
Guinea’s overseas-based players remained trapped in their country on Monday after soldiers overthrew the government and took power in a coup the day before the national team was due to play a World Cup qualifier in the capital Conakry.
Mutinous soldiers in the West African nation of Guinea have detained President Alpha Conde in an apparent coup d’etat.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — A World Cup qualifying game in Guinea was postponed as an apparent coup d’etat unfolded in the West African nation on Sunday, and the visiting Moroccan team reportedly left the country safely after being confined to its hotel as gunshots rang out nearby.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s World Cup qualifier against Morocco has been postponed after a Guinean army colonel seized control of state television and said the government had been dissolved on Sunday,
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Fatoumata Yarie Camara is used to being thrown to the ground and getting up again, getting back into the fight.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health officials in Guinea on Sunday confirmed that at least three people have died from Ebola there, the first cases declared since it was one of three West African nations to fight the world’s deadliest Ebola epidemic that ended five years ago.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s electoral commission on Saturday declared that President Alpha Conde had easily won a third term with 59% of the vote, setting the stage for potential clashes with the opposition whose candidate claimed victory days ago.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Gunfire rang out across Guinea’s capital on Wednesday and authorities reported at least nine deaths across the West African country as tensions mounted in anticipation of official results being released from a weekend presidential election.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s opposition party said at least three people had been killed overnight after presidential challenger Cellou Dalein Diallo declared victory before the country’s electoral commission announced official results.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Soaring demand for oxygen prompted by the coronavirus is bringing out a stark global truth: Even the right to breathe depends on money.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s best hope for coronavirus patients lies inside a neglected yellow shed on the grounds of its main hospital: an oxygen plant that has never been turned on.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Mariam Bobo Bah talks through tears as she remembers the brutal stadium massacre of more than 150 protesters in Guinea’s capital a decade ago, saying she still has trouble finding herself.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Authorities in Guinea announced the first death from Lassa fever in more than two decades Thursday, heightening anxiety about another hemorrhagic fever in the West African country where an Ebola epidemic first emerged.