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Turkish charity kit to provide clean water for West African country

The Turkish Diyanet Foundation (TDV) will soon supply clean water to thousands in the West African country of Guinea thanks to the water wells it has built. The Foundation, linked to Turkey's Presidency of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), has already built several water wells in dozens of countries, particularly in Africa. Its latest project will address the problem of access to clean water for Guinea, one of the poorest countries in the world and home to more than 13 million people. The wells, which will serve the…

Guinea refrains from the Olympics due to

Guinea's Sports Minister Sanoussy Bantama Sow announced on Wednesday that his country will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics. According to him, the government wants to "preserve the health of athletes" in the face of "the upsurge in variants of Covid-19". For the first time since 1976, there will be no Guinean athlete at…

joy in the families of released prisoners

Four opposition leaders in Guinea, who have been imprisoned since November 2020, were granted divorce and returned to their homes on Saturday pending trial. They were warmly welcomed there by their relatives. But concerns remain for those who are still being held. Reportage. These Guinean Union Democratic Union officials,…

preliminary release for four opponents

Four Guinean opponents - key leaders of Cellou Dalein Diallo's UFDG who have been imprisoned for several months - will benefit from this supervised provisional release this Saturday, July 17th. A freedom that allows them to seek treatment, according to a statement from Guinea's prison administration read in the Guinean state media.…

In the Community of Portuguese-speaking countries, Guinea

The Community Summit with Portuguese-speaking countries, of which France is an observer, will end on Saturday in the Angolan capital. In the corridors, one of the thorny issues is the death penalty, which has not yet been abolished by Equatorial Guinea. With our special correspondent in Luanda, Carina BrancoAngola today takes…

Guinea: the success of a rice farm in the region

The Boké mining region in northwestern Guinea also makes a living from agriculture and animal husbandry. Over the past ten years, an economic player has developed the region's fertile land by producing rice over hundreds of hectares, to the great satisfaction of the local population. From our correspondent in Conakry, On the left bank of the river Rio Nunez, the vast plains of Denken, as far as the eye can see, hundreds of people work under the leadership of an agricultural director, Mamadou Bobo Denken Diallo. For…

two arrests after the creation of an alliance

In Guinea, the parties that supported the candidacy of their opponent Cellou Dalein Diallo in the last presidential election signed an agreement yesterday in Conakry to form a political alliance. But in the wake, in the late afternoon, two of their activists were arrested. An electoral coalition formed for the last presidential…

a previously elected official who went to the opposition

A local Guinean official, who passed from the ruling party to the opposition, was sentenced on Thursday, July 9, to three years and four months in prison for "insulting the head of state", after declaring that only weapons could drive Alpha Condé out of power. The condemnation of opponents has recurred in Guinea since the controversial re-election of President Condé in October 2020.…

the reopening of the border with Senegal

After several months of closure, the Conakry-Dakar axis will soon be reopened if we take into account this agreement signed between the two countries at the ECOWAS summit in Accra, Ghana, on 19 June. as reported from Conakry, Moktar BahThe Guinean and Senegalese authorities signed one agreements on military and technical…

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