Guinea ruling party wins first local elections since 2005

2018-02-21 17:54

President Alpha Conde's ruling party has won a significant majority in Guinea's first local elections since 2005, near-complete results showed, although the main opposition party took the capital, Conakry.

Guinea reports Lassa fever death

2018-02-09 10:11

Authorities in Guinea have announced the first death from Lassa fever in more than two decades, heightening anxiety about another hemorrhagic fever in the West African country where an Ebola epidemic first emerged.

At least 5 children die in post-vote arson attack in Guinea

2018-02-07 14:30

Five young children were killed in an arson attack on during clashes in central Guinea following weekend local elections, a government minister minister says.

E Guinea president vows to 'protect' exiled Gambian leader

2018-01-28 08:33

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has said he will "protect" former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh who has been living in exile in the central African country after being forced to quit power last year, adding that the African Union also opposed his extradition.

Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya

2017-12-08 19:30

Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions.

Six dead in gold mine clashes on Mali-Guinea border

2017-11-30 10:00

Six people were killed and several others injured in clashes between goldminers on the Mali-Guinea border, a Guinean security source has said.

Guinea cracks down on media as education strike grinds on

2017-11-27 21:18

Guinea has suspended broadcasting by a radio station after it attempted to interview the leader of a teachers' strike which has drawn thousands of pupils onto the streets in support.

Red Cross: $6m in Ebola funds went missing from fraud

2017-11-05 09:10

Red Cross officials say nearly $6m meant to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa went missing because of suspected fraud.

Togo, Guinea leaders mediate deepening Liberia election dispute

2017-11-02 10:30

West African leaders have held mediation talks with all sides involved in Liberia's disputed election, following a Supreme Court announcement it would summon the country's electoral commission to explain alleged fraud and irregularities.

Two experimental Ebola vaccines show year-long promise

2017-10-12 16:30

Two experimental vaccines against the Ebola virus have shown promise in protecting against the haemorrhagic fever for at least a year, according to the results of a major clinical trial.


Policeman killed in Guinea election, education protests

2018-02-20 10:00

A policeman has died from a head wound sustained as people protested over delayed local election results in Guinea and teachers went on strike over pay, a police spokesperson says.

At least 50 arrested in Guinea post-electoral violence

2018-02-08 16:50

Police have arrested at least 50 people following an arson attack that killed five children in central Guinea after last weekend's local elections, a local official has said.

Guinea holds first local elections since military rule

2018-02-04 14:06

Guinea has begun voting in the first local elections since the end of the era of military dictatorship following eight years of delays.

Saudi preacher shot dead in Guinea village

2018-01-17 20:32

A Saudi Arabian preacher was shot dead in Guinea's east after organising a prayer service that angered some villagers in the majority-Muslim West African country, local sources have said.

Security experts ponder Gulf of Guinea terror threat

2017-12-05 20:38

Security experts from West Africa, France and the United States have gathered in Abidjan for talks on beefing up anti-terrorism measures at sea in the Gulf of Guinea.

Guinea radio stations fall silent to protest media crackdown

2017-11-29 11:13

More than 40 radio stations in Guinea have suspended programming for 24 hours in protest at the shutdown of a regional broadcaster for attempting to interview the leader of a teachers' strike.

Guinea schoolchildren protest in support of teachers' strike

2017-11-20 20:31

Thousands of schoolchildren in Guinea have descended onto the streets of the west African country on Monday to support a walkout by their teachers against the government.

Top Africa stories: Malawi, Zim, S Sudan

2017-11-03 08:30

A Malawian court has found three suspects guilty of illegally exhuming the body of a 16-year-old girl living with albinism, and the IMF says Zimbabwe is among the most fragile economies in the world.

West African bloc's 2020 single currency goal fails

2017-10-24 20:00

The 15-nation West African bloc Ecowas has told regional leaders that the goal of establishing a single currency among their economies in 2020 had failed.

Promised Guinea local elections delayed again

2017-09-12 17:02

Local elections in Guinea, expected since 2005, will not take place before the end of the year, an opposition party spokesperson says, a month after demonstrations calling for polls.

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