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a fight between two men

RFI is in a special edition, 48 hours after the Guinean presidential election, which is to take place on Sunday, October 18, 2020. This Friday is the last day of the campaign, with the home stretching to convince voters. And if twelve candidates run in this election, the battle will be played between two men, Alpha Condé, the head of state aiming for a third term, and Cellou Dalein Diallo, the historic…

the opposition mobilized at a meeting in Conakry

While waiting for the announced return of the opposition leader until Thursday, October 15, in Conakry, his wife Hadja Halimatou Dalein Diallo, a very committed activist, organized a huge carnival in Conakry. Other parties have done the same on the outskirts of the Guinean capital. It's a show of strength, like the wife of the leader of the main opposition party organized on Wednesday in the streets of Dixinn near the suburbs of Conakry. In the ranks of the UFDG, the militants firmly believe that this time they will see…

pro-Condé Facebook pages create confusion before the presidential election

The Stanford Internet Observatory, a US research institute on disinformation and abuse on the Internet, looked at about 100 Facebook pages linked to the Rassemblement du peuple de Guinée, the ruling party or its supporters. According to'Stanford Internet Observatory study, Facebook pages linked to RPG or its followers will not promote "transparent political life or fair elections". The proliferation of accounts, automation techniques, and the use of advertising would create the illusion of "massive and spontaneous…

Alpha Condé mobilizes in its stronghold of Higher Guinea

The President of the Republic, who's a candidate for a 3rd presidential time period this Sunday, continues his tour within the inside of the nation. After Forest Guinea Alpha Condé gained on Tuesday, October 13, the area of Higher Guinea thought-about its occasion's bastion as RPG. With our particular correspondent in Kankan,…

Guinea elections Episode 1: The marketing campaign might be festive earlier than Sunday’s vote

In tonight's version: Nigerian police promise to cease utilizing pressure in opposition to protesters who've demonstrated in opposition to the violent SARS police unit. Guinea enters the ultimate a part of the marketing campaign forward of this weekend's presidential election. And folks residing on Senegal's well-known Goree Island, a former slave commerce middle, have welcomed the current reopening after seven months with out tourism. .

Alpha Condé continues its campaign in the interior of the country

After Nzérékoré, Lola, Macenta and Guéckédou, the head of state held a meeting on Monday 12 October in the forest city of Kissidougou in the south of the country. During his speech, he said he regretted the violence that took place in the Kankan region, where the procession from his main rival, Cellou Dalein Diallo, was blocked the day before. With our correspondent After Macenta and Guéckédou in the morning, it is in Kissidougou that the presidential helicopter landed in the early afternoon. From the stadium, Alpha…

Alpha Condé on tour, Cellou Dalein Diallo blocked

Guinean President Alpha Condé, a candidate for re-election, embarked on a surprise tour of the interior of the country on Sunday, October 11, while the procession of opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo, who was due to hold a meeting in Kankan, was blocked. , on the basis of violence. The election campaign is accelerating in…

[Série] Guinea: hope for Internet users with the advent of optical fiber

The continuation of our series dedicated to transformations of the Guinean economy, the country Alpha Condé is very late on the Internet, but this delay can be compensated with the arrival of optical fiber. China has funded the construction of a public fiber optic network, known under the "backbone" of Anglicism. It is now entering the marketing phase. The traffic on the two buried loops over 4400 km,…

closing the border with Guinea, the president’s astonishment

Bissau-Guinea President Umaro Sissoco Embalo on Wednesday reacted to the unilateral decision of the Conakry authorities to close the borders with Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone. Ten days before the presidential election on 18 October 2020, Guinea is therefore closing its borders without the reason why this closure is officially known.…

The UN worries about “hateful” remarks from certain politicians

Words that could lead to human rights violations, according to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The Guinean campaign has been marked by tensions, with outgoing President Alpha Condé amending the constitution to allow him to run for a third term. In a statement, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, called on politicians, especially candidates for election, to refrain from nurturing ethnic divisions. She notes that calls for affiliation with society are increasingly widespread and…

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