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Guinea court confirms President Conde's re-election for third term

07 Nov 2020

CONAKRY Guinea's top court on Saturday confirmed President Alpha Conde's victory in last month's election, rejecting accusations of fraud and handing him a third term his opponents say is unconstitutional.

'Disgrace' and a 'mess': Africans taken aback by US election turmoil

05 Nov 2020

ABIDJAN/CONAKRY For some Africans, President Donald Trump's actions in the aftermath of the U.S. election have been a cause for dark humour, while others reacted with dismay or disbelief.

Guinea's Conde wins presidency with 59.5% of vote: election commission

24 Oct 2020

CONAKRY President Alpha Conde of Guinea won the Oct. 18 election with 59.5% of the vote, according to a full preliminary tally from the election commission on Saturday.

Gunfire and barricades in Guinea as president heads for third term

24 Oct 2020

CONAKRY Gunfire rang out across Guinea's capital Conakry on Friday and security forces dispersed protesters after results showed President Alpha Conde winning re-election in a poll the opposition says was unconstitutional.

Guinea President Conde wins re-election in landslide: preliminary results

23 Oct 2020

CONAKRY Guinea's President Alpha Conde has won a landslide re-election victory, preliminary results showed on Thursday, giving him a third term in office after a bitterly fought election that has sparked deadly street violence.

Guinean President Conde ahead of rivals in election

21 Oct 2020

CONAKRY Guinea's octogenarian leader, Alpha Conde, won four constituencies in the West African nation's presidential vote, preliminary results announced by the election commission showed on Tuesday.

Guinea opposition candidate claims victory, violence erupts

20 Oct 2020

CONAKRY Guinea opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo said on Monday he had won the first round of the Oct. 18 presidential election, but his claim was quickly disputed by the electoral commission and the government, setting the stage for a stand-off. | Video

Guinea votes on third term for Conde amid voter-card concerns

19 Oct 2020

CONAKRY Polls closed and counting began in Guinea on Sunday evening following a largely peaceful day in which voters decided whether to give 82-year-old President Alpha Conde a third mandate, made possible by a constitutional change in March. | Video

Polls open in Guinea as president seeks a third term

18 Oct 2020

CONAKRY Voters in Guinea went to the polls on Sunday as octogenarian President Alpha Conde sought to extend his decade in power after pushing through a new constitution that allowed him to run for a third term, sparking months of violent protests.

Guineans vote in tense election as president seeks a third term

18 Oct 2020

CONAKRY, Oct 18 Guineans go to the polls on Sunday as octogenarian President Alpha Conde seeks to extend his decade in power after pushing through a new constitution that allowed him to run for a third term, sparking months of violent protests.

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