Guinea

June 24, 2022

Nigeria: Again, Nigeria Scores 'Very Bad' in Human Rights, 'Worse Than Average' in Sub-Saharan Africa

On the right to health, the report ranked Nigeria 41st out of 42 countries it reviewed in Sub-Saharan Africa; sitting just behind Equatorial Guinea.
June 23, 2022

Paul Pogba features in a charity match in Guinea, meets ruling junta

French midfielder Paul Pogba on Thursday met the Guinean Junta right after featuring in a charity match.
June 22, 2022

Nigeria: UK Firm Glencore Pleads Guilty to Bribing Nigerian Officials, to Pay U.S.$1.5bn

A British subsidiary of mining and trading giant Glencore, yesterday formally pleaded guilty to seven counts of bribery in connection with oil operations in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and South Sudan.
June 21, 2022

Guinea: Player Paul Pogba receives hero's welcome

Midfielder Paul Pogba was welcomed to cheering crowds Tuesday. The French player landed in Conakry. On the first day of his visit, his words were words of encouragement for Guinea, his parents’ country.
June 21, 2022

ECOWAS stabilisation force deployed in troubled Guinea Bissau

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) deploys a stabilisation force to Guinea-Bissau after the country was thrown into turmoil when its president escaped a coup attempt.
June 20, 2022

Guinea: junta mounts pressure on two mining giants

The head of Guinea's ruling junta, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, has "imposed" a 14-day deadline for the creation of a joint venture to exploit a huge iron ore deposit.
June 14, 2022

Guinean police officer jailed for murder after youth's death

A member of Guinea's security forces has been jailed for murder in the investigation into the death of a youth shot dead on the sidelines of a fuel price protest in Conakry on June 1.
June 13, 2022

Guinea opposition chief Diallo summoned before financial crimes court

The accusations stem from the liquidation of the state airline nearly two decades ago. At the time, Diallo served as Guinea's transport minister, a portfolio he held from 1996-to 2004
June 10, 2022

Equatorial Guinea vice president threatens to expel French ambassador

"If Paris goes ahead with expelling our diplomats from our embassy building, we will give the French ambassador 24 hours to leave the territory of Equatorial Guinea," Obiang warned on Twitter.
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