Over 50 Trafficked Children Rescued From Liberia, Guinea, S/Leone
[Informer]Cross border child trafficking is reportedly widespread in the Mano River Union (MRU) basin, and rights organization in the region have called on governments of the four MRU countries to act to halt the menace.
Opposition Leader - Delayed Guinean Elections Unlikely This Month
[VOA]A key opposition leader in Guinea has said it is unlikely that the country's long-delayed parliamentary elections will take place on June 30th as planned by the country's Independent National Elections Commission (CENI).
Mutasa Speaks On Guinea Defeat
[The Herald]WARRIORS' assistant coach, Lloyd Mutasa, has blamed their chaotic travel arrangements for the senior team's latest defeat in a World Cup qualifier. Mutasa said it was always going to be difficult for the team to perform in Conakry on Sunday night following their botched trip to the Guinea capital.
Guinea-U.S. Partnership On Extractive Industry Transparency
[State Department]Extractives Partnership between Guinea and the United States
Guinea Alert - Attorney General Intervenes in Suspension of Planete FM
[MFWA]The Supreme Court presided over by its President, Mamadou Syllabic, on June 7, 2013 overturned a one month suspension imposed on privately-owned PlanĂ¨te FM and its managing director, Mandian SidibĂ©, by the media regulatory body, the National Communications Council (CNC).
[The Herald]THE Warriors trip to Guinea plunged into chaos yesterday amid shocking indications that coach Klaus-Dieter Pagels could be forced to carry a truncated squad comprising 12 players to the West African nation due to a shambolic travel arrangement.
Chivero Wants Zifa Board to Resign
[The Herald]A SENIOR member of the Zimbabwe National Soccer Supporters' Association last night called on the Zifa board to resign en-masse following the debacle that characterised the Warriors' travel arrangements for their World Cup qualifier against Guinea.
Talks On Guinea Polls Inch Forward
[VOA]The U.N. special representative to West Africa, Said Djinnit, says talks between Guinea's government and opposition about the upcoming legislative elections are making headway. The opposition says it will agree to the government's choice of poll operator and call off its boycott if the government agrees to ten conditions. Political analysts are cautiously optimistic.
UN Chief Welcomes Dialogue to Overcome Electoral Challenges
[UN News]The spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that the UN chief is "encouraged" by the progress made in the multi-party political dialogue underway in the Guinean capital, Conakry.
U.S. State Department On Agreement in Guinea On Legislative Elections
[State Department]STATEMENT BY JEN PSAKI, SPOKESPERSON
'You Journalists Talk Too Much. You Are Spies, We Are Going to Tear You Apart'
[RSF]Reporters Without Borders is very worried about a decline in security for news providers in the Guinean capital of Conakry during the past two months.
Billiat, Rusike Out
[The Herald]Zimbabwe's preparations for the World Cup qualifier against Guinea suffered a setback yesterday as the technical team was forced to drop the South Africa-based duo of Khama Billiat and Matthew Rusike from their plans due to injuries.
President Hints At Possible Delays in Elections
[AEP]Guinean President Alpha Conde said he could delay this month's legislative elections if authorities found technical problems, a possible concession to opposition groups who have demonstrated against alleged flaws in the vote.
Guineans Flee Conakry Unrest, Ethnic Tension
[IRIN]Dakar -Guinea's political violence is hitting residents of the capital Conakry increasingly hard, with some families forced to flee their homes and others relocating for fear of ethnically based attacks.
In Guinea, 2 People Killed, 15 Wounded in Peaceful Demonstration
[IFEX]Police officers from the Guinea Police Service continue to violently crackdown on opposition protestors who have been demanding a free and credible legislative election since April, when President Alpha CondĂ© announced that the "much-delayed" elections would be held on 30 June 2013.
Regulator Acts Outside Law By Closing Radio Station for One Month
[RSF]Reporters Without Borders urges the National Communication Council (CNC), Guinea's media regulator, to immediately rescind the outrageous order it issued on 30 May suspending Radio PlanĂ¨te FM and one of its programme hosts, Mandian SidibĂ©, for a month.
Amb. Krubo Kollie Presents Credentials to Guinean Prexy - Promises Unwavering Commitment
[Informer]The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Liberia accredited near Conakry, Guinea, Madam Krubo Kollie has presented her letters of Credence to the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde.
President Gives Green Light to Legislative Campaign
[AEP]In a decree read on national television Wednesday, President Alpha Conde announced that campaigning will begin at midnight and would end at the same time on June 28.
Death Threat Against Journalist
[MFWA]Nouhou BaldĂ©, deputy chief of the Guineenews website and an investigative journalist on May 20, 2013, received a life threatening message from an unknown assailant via his mobile phone.
Liberian Envoy Presents Letters in Conakry
[New Dawn]Liberia's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary accredited near Conakry, Guinea, Madam Krubo Kollie has assured her unwavering commitment to assiduously work with the Guinean authorities in enhancing the already cordial and friendly ties between both countries. She made the promise when she presented her letters of credence to the President of Guinea, Professor Alpha Conde.