Guinea

Military junta opens talks over Guinea's future post-coup

On Tuesday, the junta was kicking off talks by meeting with officials from Diallo's party, the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea, and other critics of Conde.

published on : 14th September 2021

World Cup qualifier in Guinea postponed after coup; Salah back but Egypt draws

President Alpha Conde was detained by mutinous soldiers the day before the game and hours after heavy gunfire was heard near the presidential palace in Conakry.

published on : 6th September 2021

Heavy gunfire reported near Guinea's presidential palace

It wasn't immediately known whether President Alpha Conde was home at the time the shooting began, according to witnesses in the Kaloum neighborhood of Conakry.

published on : 5th September 2021

Canada, UAE and Papua New Guinea qualify for 2022 U-19 Men's World Cup

The ICC said based on guidelines approved by the ICC Development Committee and the ICC Board, the three events cannot be staged.

published on : 26th August 2021

WHO, Guinea find at least four contacts of Marburg virus victim 

WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib said the case, first reported late Monday, amounts to the first in West Africa

published on : 10th August 2021

Guinea reverses decision to withdraw from Olympics

The move reverses a decision on Wednesday which cancelled the country's participation in the Tokyo Olympics due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Guinea pulls out of Tokyo Olympics, citing coronavirus

North Korea is the only other country to have pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics, also citing concerns related to the coronavirus.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Australia denies interfering in China's Pacific vaccine help

The clash over vaccine diplomacy marks another rift in bilateral relations, which plummeted last year when Australia called for an independent investigation into Covid-19 origins.

published on : 6th July 2021

Guinea declares end to latest Ebola outbreak that killed 12

Guinea's latest outbreak was declared February 14 after three cases were detected in Gouecke, a rural community in the southern N'zerekore prefecture.

published on : 19th June 2021

60 migrants feared drowned in Guinea-Bissau capsize

"An overloaded pirogue, transporting illegal migrants, capsized in our waters," Batista told AFP by telephone, saying that the fisheries surveillance department had alerted him to the disaster.

published on : 3rd October 2018