Friday 15 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-15

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AFP - 12/8/17

Teachers in Guinea said Thursday they have agreed to suspend their month-old strike following an offer by religious leaders to mediate talks with the government....

AFP - 11/30/17

Several people were killed in clashes between gold miners on the Mali-Guinea border this week, Guinean and Malian officials said Wednesday.

Despite having...

AFP - 11/29/17

More than 40 radio stations in Guinea suspended programming for 24 hours in protest at the shutdown of a regional broadcaster for attempting to interview the leader...

AFP - 11/28/17

Guinea suspended broadcasting by a radio station on Monday after it attempted to interview the leader of a teachers' strike which has drawn thousands of pupils onto...

AFP - 11/11/17

Guinean judges have completed an investigation into a massacre in which at least 157 opposition supporters were killed and 109 women raped by troops in a stadium in...

AFP - 8/30/17

Authorities in Guinea said Tuesday that they had found at least 19 bodies believed to have washed up from neighbouring Sierra Leone following catastrophic flooding...

Xinhua - 8/24/17

CONAKRY, (Xinhua) -- L'éboulement de terre survenu mardi à Conakry a fait au total neuf morts dont une femme en état de grossesse de 7 mois, trois portés disparus et...

Xinhua - 8/24/17

CONAKRY, (Xinhua) -- Le président guinéen Alpha Condé a procédé mercredi à un remaniement de son gouvernement avec la rentrée de six nouveaux ministres dans le...

AFP - 8/3/17

Thousands of opposition activists took to the streets of Guinea's capital on Wednesday to demand local elections be held after a 12-year absence, pressuring President...

AFP - 6/13/17

Footage of Guinea's President Alpha Conde, 79, berating and mocking students has morphed into a national debate about his conduct, forcing the government to repeat a...

AFP - 6/12/17

African Union chairman Alpha Conde on Sunday put himself forward as a mediator in the crisis between Qatar and other Gulf countries, urging dialogue after several...

Reuters (Eng) - 12/6/17

Guinean President Alpha Conde wrote to Saudi Arabia on Sunday offering to mediate in the crisis between Riyadh, its allies and the tiny nation of Qatar, with which...

AFP - 6/5/17

The African Union (AU) on Saturday joined the chorus of disapproval at US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the landmark Paris climate deal, expressing...

AFP - 5/5/17

A new outbreak of the Ebola virus is "inevitable" but a new vaccine and rapid-response measures mean it will be more effectively contained, the head of the World...

AFP - 4/25/17

As Conakry's year as World Book Capital gets under way, book lovers in Guinea are seizing a rare opportunity to instil a lifelong appreciation for the written word in...

AFP - 4/23/17

Piles of rubbish and broken-down cars are being removed from the rundown streets of Conakry, and disgruntled hawkers on the main avenues have been told to close their...

AFP - 4/13/17

Guinea has seized a haul of shark fins and carcasses from Chinese ships fishing illegally off the coast of the west African country and fined the owners.

The...

AFP - 2/28/17

Guinean President Alpha Conde has sacked three ministers, including his education minister, in a reshuffle after a long strike by teachers and violent protests.

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AFP - 2/21/17

At least six people died during violent protests in the Guinean capital Monday, as people demonstrated over teachers' strikes that have closed schools for the past...

AFP - 10/14/16

Idrissa Kallo's expert eyes dart across the waters off Guinea's port capital, Conakry, looking for fish that always seem fewer and far between his nets.

As...

AFP - 10/12/16

Guinea's political parties have agreed to compensate victims of pre-election violence in 2013 by the government and the opposition, which rights groups say left 60...

AFP - 9/15/16

For years, Guinea's main dance company brought glory to the west African state, touring the globe for sell-out performances. Today, ageing and forgotten, it struggles...

AFP - 9/9/16

Two Chinese vessels face huge fines after being caught fishing illegally in Guinea's waters, including one fine of up to $3.4 million, the country's fishing minister...

AFP - 9/2/16

Guinea's President Alpha Conde and opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo met for talks, two weeks after violent protests over alleged government corruption swept the...

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