Guinea’s Bribery Saga Reaches New Peaks

[Global Witness] Lurid bribery revelations led the government of Guinea to confiscate world-beating iron ore reserves from junior mining company BSG Resources in 2014. So when bitter rival Rio Tinto, owner of a neighbouring concession, detonated a scan…

[Global Witness] Lurid bribery revelations led the government of Guinea to confiscate world-beating iron ore reserves from junior mining company BSG Resources in 2014. So when bitter rival Rio Tinto, owner of a neighbouring concession, detonated a scandal over its own secretive payments, BSGR boss Beny Steinmetz was cock-a-hoop.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

Traumatised Baby Chimps Find Love in Guinea Sanctuary

[RFI] The Chimpanzee Conservation Centre in Guinea is a sanctuary for orphaned chimps rescued from poachers, sometimes in the most tragic circumstances. Years are spent to help them overcome the psychological trauma of violent separation from their mot…

[RFI] The Chimpanzee Conservation Centre in Guinea is a sanctuary for orphaned chimps rescued from poachers, sometimes in the most tragic circumstances. Years are spent to help them overcome the psychological trauma of violent separation from their mothers. Some of them never do. The stronger ones are released in the wild after at least 10 years of care.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

President Sirleaf Acknowledges MRU Achievements Amid Ebola

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has acknowledged gains made by Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone on the economic front prior to the Ebola outbreak that hit Southern Guinea and later spread to Liberia and Sierra Leon.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has acknowledged gains made by Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone on the economic front prior to the Ebola outbreak that hit Southern Guinea and later spread to Liberia and Sierra Leon.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

Soccer – Soft Goals Cost Amajita Dearly As They Miss Out On Bronze

[Sascoc] The Amajita national U20 men’s side went down 2-1 to Guinea in the CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth place play-off on Sunday afternoon, meaning they lost out on a bronze medal.

[Sascoc] The Amajita national U20 men's side went down 2-1 to Guinea in the CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth place play-off on Sunday afternoon, meaning they lost out on a bronze medal.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

Strike and Upheaval – the Myth of Trickle-Down, Guinea Edition

[African Arguments] The recent nationwide protests in Guinea-Conakry transcended ethnic and regional differences, but also highlighted disconnections between top and bottom in Guinea’s contentious politics.

[African Arguments] The recent nationwide protests in Guinea-Conakry transcended ethnic and regional differences, but also highlighted disconnections between top and bottom in Guinea's contentious politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

HM the King, Guinean President Hold Tête-À-Tête Talks in Conakry

[MAP] Conakry -HM King Mohammed VI held, on Thursday at the presidential palace in Conakry, tête-à-tête talks with President of the Republic of Guinea, H.E. Alpha Condé.

[MAP] Conakry -HM King Mohammed VI held, on Thursday at the presidential palace in Conakry, tête-à-tête talks with President of the Republic of Guinea, H.E. Alpha Condé.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

HM the King, Guinean Pres. Chair Signing Ceremony of Bilateral Cooperation Agreements

[MAP] Conakry -HM King Mohammed VI and President of the Republic of Guinea, Alpha Condé, chaired, on Thursday at the Mohammed V presidential palace in Conakry, the signing ceremony of eight bilateral cooperation agreements.

[MAP] Conakry -HM King Mohammed VI and President of the Republic of Guinea, Alpha Condé, chaired, on Thursday at the Mohammed V presidential palace in Conakry, the signing ceremony of eight bilateral cooperation agreements.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

Protests Over Teachers’ Strike Turn Deadly in Guinea

[Al Jazeera] At least five people have been killed in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, in protests sparked by a teacher’s strike, according to the government, reviving labour tensions in a country where previous strikes have led to dozens of deaths.

[Al Jazeera] At least five people have been killed in Guinea's capital, Conakry, in protests sparked by a teacher's strike, according to the government, reviving labour tensions in a country where previous strikes have led to dozens of deaths.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea