New Security Minister for Guinea

18/11/2019 – Guinea President Alpha Conde has replaced his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate.

Conde (81) is due to step down next year when his second and final five-year term expires, but refuses to rule out running again and asked government to investigate drafting a new constitution. Continuer à lire … « New Security Minister for Guinea »

Assistant Secretary Nagy Travels to the United Kingdom, France, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria

2018/23/11 Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor P. Nagy will travel to the United Kingdom, France, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria October 29 – November 10. Continuer à lire … « Assistant Secretary Nagy Travels to the United Kingdom, France, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria »

Russia/Guinea – Rusal to launch bauxite mine in Guinea

2018/04/09 – Rusal will start mining bauxites at the Dian-Dian mine in Guinea before the end of April, the company’s president Vladislav Soloviev told reporters. Continuer à lire … « Russia/Guinea – Rusal to launch bauxite mine in Guinea »

Gambia charges renegade generals with desertion

2018/03/30 – The Gambian army has filed desertion charges against two renegade generals who went into exile with former president Yahya Jammeh last year, the force told AFP on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Gambia charges renegade generals with desertion »

Senegal/Turkey – Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric in exile #Gulen

2018/03/20 – Senegal’s government has closed more than a dozen schools linked to a man the Turkish government considers a terrorist, underlining Turkey’s growing influence in predominantly Muslim West Africa. Continuer à lire … « Senegal/Turkey – Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric in exile #Gulen »

Senegal/Iran – Senegal’s Police Fleet Upgraded by Iranian-Made Car

2018/02/28- Iran Khodro Industrial Group, the country’s biggest car manufacturer, has exported the first consignment of its Dena Plus cars to Senegal to be used in the African country’s police fleet. Continuer à lire … « Senegal/Iran – Senegal’s Police Fleet Upgraded by Iranian-Made Car »

AU deploys election observers in Djibouti #Mali

2018/02/21 – The African Union (AU) has deployed its election observers in Djibouti, for the legislative elections scheduled to take place on Friday in the Horn of African nation.

The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has deployed the AU election observation mission (AUEOM) led by Anicet-Georges Dologuele, former Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (CAR), according to a statement from the pan-African bloc on Monday. Continuer à lire … « AU deploys election observers in Djibouti #Mali »