Sable Mining Bribery Under Probe
[NEWS] Guinean authorities have ordered an investigation into how the British mining company, Sable Mining Africa was permitted to operate mining concession in that country.
How Black Bin Bags and Common Sense Helped End Ebola
[African Arguments] Rather than formal health systems, it was local common sense, allied to local ingenuity, that was crucial in ending Ebola. Is it time for a bottom-up citizen science?
Chinese Basic Household Goods Well Received in Guinea
[Focac] Conakry -Over 60 percent of basic household goods sold on the Guinean market come from China, statistics from Guinea's trade ministry have shown.
President Conde Mediates in Senegal-Gambia Border Closure
[The Point] President Alpha Conde of Guinea left Banjul Saturday after a day's working visit, during which he discussed with his Gambian counterpart the issue of the Senegal-Gambia border closure.
Guinea Justice Ministry to Examine Sable Mining Permits
[New Dawn] The Guinean Justice Minister said on Saturday he was ordering an examination of how Sable Mining Africa Ltd won its mining permits, citing allegations of corruption in a report by watchdog group Global Witness. Based on what it said were leaked company documents, Global Witness alleged Sable Mining financed the 2010 election campaign of President Alpha Conde and paid money to his son for bribes to secure the rights to its Mount Nimba iron ore concession.
Guinea Calls On Ghana's Assistance in Education
[Ghana Govt.] The Guinean Ambassador to Ghana, H. E. Mr. Arafan Kabine Kaba, has called on the Minister for Education, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang to deliberate on issues of enhancing Guinea's education system.
MRU Commit to Combating Terrorism
[Analyst] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has concluded a One-Day Working Visit to Guinea and Sierra Leone with a commitment to collaborate on the fight against terrorism in the Mano River Basin and beyond. The Liberia leader visited the two countries on Friday, May 6, 2016.
President Sirleaf Concludes One-Day Working Visit to Guinea and Sierra Leone - Mur Countries Commit to Combating Terrorism
[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has concluded a One-Day Working Visit to Guinea and Sierra Leone with a commitment to collaborate on the fight against terrorism in the Mano River Basin and beyond. The Liberia leader visited the two countries on Friday, May 6, 2016.
President Sirleaf Concludes One-Day Visit to Guinea, S/Leone
[New Dawn] President Sirleaf of Liberia received red carpet welcome in Guinea. Photo Credit: Ousman Diallo / Executive Mansion
IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV Mission to Guinea
[IMF] Press Release No. 16/198
President Pays One-Day Working Visits to Guinea and Sierra Leone
[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson will today Friday, May 6, 2016 pay a One-Day Working Visit to the Republics of Guinea and Sierra Leone. The President's delegation will include Hon. Patrick Sendolo, Minister of Land, Mines and Energy, Fumba Sirleaf of the National Agency, Deputy Foreign Minister for International Cooperation and Economic Affairs, Hon. Dehpue Zuo, among others.
FIFA Takes Over Guinea Football Federation
[Daily Trust] FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to take charge of Guinea's Football Federation (FGF).
Growing Numbers of Women, Girls Mutilated
[UN News] Despite being forbidden by national and international law, according to a new United Nations report, female genital mutilation shows no sign of abating in Guinea - with more infants and very young girls undergoing the excisions than before.
Girls in Guinea 'Cut at Earlier Age'
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Girls in Guinea are increasingly being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) before the age of 10, and support for the practice among women and girls in the West African nation is on the rise, the United Nations rights office said on Monday.