'Several dead' in unrest in southern Guinea

2020-03-24 21:13

Several people have been killed in southern Guinea, according to local officials, in an outbreak of violence after the country's contested constitutional referendum.

Guinea opposition vows to boycott, 'prevent' legislative polls

2019-12-23 22:00

The opposition in the West African state of Guinea has vowed to boycott legislative elections set for February and prevent them from taking place, in a dispute focussed on the country's electoral roll.

Guinea president announces controversial new draft constitution

2019-12-20 10:32

Guinea's President Alpha Conde has announced a new draft constitution despite mass demonstrations over concerns he intends to pursue a third term.

Guinean teen shot dead by police during protest: family, doctor

2019-11-14 22:11

A Guinean teenager has been was shot dead by police as he tried to flee a crackdown on anti-government protests in the capital Conakry, his family and a doctor say.

Teenager killed as clashes erupt at Guinea protest funeral march

2019-11-04 22:51

A teenage mourner was shot dead and several others were wounded in clashes between Guinean police and protesters at a funeral march for those killed in recent anti-government demonstrations, the opposition and the victim's family say.

At least 2 dead, 30 missing after boat capsizes near Guinea capital

2019-01-03 07:15

At least two people died and another 30 are missing after a boat carrying New Year's revellers capsized off the coast of Guinea's capital Conakry, local authorities say.

2 dead in continuing unrest in of Guinea

2018-11-09 05:44

Authorities say two men have been killed in the West African country of Guinea amid months of political unrest after disputed municipal elections earlier this year

Guinea police block women's protest march

2018-11-02 14:35

Guinean police have blocked several hundred women from marching through the streets of the capital Conakry in an opposition protest to demand "justice" for those killed during a series of bloody crackdowns on demonstrations.

11 African leaders meeting in Germany at development summit

2018-10-30 16:50

Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with the heads of 11 African nations, international organisations and corporate leaders to promote a program launched under the German Group of 20 presidency last year designed to encourage private investment in Africa.

At least 30 hurt in Guinea clashes: medical source, witnesses

2018-10-25 07:30

At least 30 people were injured in clashes between opposition supporters and security forces in central Guinea, medical sources and witnesses say, after an opposition leader said his car was hit by gunfire a day earlier.


African Union recalls observer team for Guinea vote

2020-02-28 22:51

The African Union says it is recalling a team to observe a constitutional referendum and legislative elections in Guinea on Sunday that have been overshadowed by fears of violence.

Fresh tensions in Guinea as opposition cries 'constitutional coup'

2019-12-20 18:00

Guinea's political opposition has accused the president of staging a "constitutional coup", prompting fresh tensions in a country wracked by rolling anti-government protests.

Guinea temporarily frees jailed opposition leaders

2019-11-29 20:04

Court releases 10 opposition leaders for part in anti-government protests

Fresh protests held in tense Guinea capital

2019-11-07 18:25

Thousands of Guinean protesters have taken to the streets in the capital Conakry , in fresh demonstrations days after deadly clashes marred a funeral march for those killed in recent anti-government marches.

19 jailed in Guinea over murder of public treasury head

2019-02-05 19:55

A court in Conakry has sentenced 19 people to jail terms of between 10 years and life over the killing of the head of Guinea's public treasury, who was gunned down in 2012 months after busting an embezzlement plot.

Guinea police use tear gas to break up opposition demo

2018-11-29 21:22

Policemen have fired tear gas and used batons to break up an anti-government protest by hundreds of opposition supporters in the heart of the Guinean capital Conakry.

Guinea soldiers shoot dead two after Conakry protests: witnesses

2018-11-08 10:17

Guinean soldiers have shot dead two men in a suburb of the capital city Conakry, where protesters and security forces clashed, sources say.

Amnesty alarmed at number of protesters killed in Guinea

2018-11-01 18:43

Amnesty International has voiced concern at the number of protesters killed in Guinea - three in the last fortnight and 18 this year - urging the government to "take all necessary measures to ensure the situation does not spiral out of control".

Strike grips Guinea's capital with deadlock over teaching

2018-10-29 20:06

A "dead city" strike call by the opposition in Guinea has largely emptied the streets of the capital Conakry, with no solution in sight to a pay dispute in the education sector.

Teen killed as Guinea police fire tear gas on banned demo

2018-10-24 10:08

A teenager, Samba Diallo, has been killed, as Guinean police clashed with youths in the capital Conakry.

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