Africa

Guinea voters back controversial constitution changes

New constitution would limit presidential terms to two, but potentially enable Alpha Conde to govern for 12 more years.

Guinea voters back controversial constitution changes

Africa

Guinea holds controversial referendum marred by violence, boycott

Officials say at least two people killed during unrest over disputed vote, but opposition groups give higher death toll.

Guinea holds controversial referendum marred by violence, boycott

Guinea

Guinea votes in contested referendum and parliamentary poll

Opposition boycotting vote allege referendum is a ploy by President Alpha Conde to remain in power.

Guinea votes in contested referendum and parliamentary poll

Africa

Guinea to hold contested polls boycotted by opposition

Opposition groups accuse President Alpha Conde of planning to amend constitution and run for third term.

Guinea to hold contested polls boycotted by opposition

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus spreads to more African countries

Africa was largely spared the rapid spread of COVID-19, which has infected thousands and killed nearly 5,000 so far.

Coronavirus spreads to more African countries

Africa

Guinea protests: Renewed calls for president's resignation

Opposition repeats calls for President Conde to step down, after he delays constitutional referendum to extend term.

Africa

Guinea protests: One dead in anti-government demonstration

Protesters gather in capital, Conakry, over constitutional referendum that would have extended President Alpha Conde's term.

Africa

Guinea referendum: President Conde postpones vote

Guinea has delayed a constitutional referendum planned for Sunday because of concerns about the electoral roll.

Africa

All you need to know about Guinea's contested polls

Guineans to vote on Sunday in delayed parliamentary polls and decide in referendum whether to adopt new constitution.

Africa

Guinea President Conde hints at third term bid despite protests

Alpha Conde's comments come days before controversial referendum on proposed new constitution.

Guinea President Conde hints at third term bid despite protests

Africa

Protests in Guinea on President Alpha Conde's bid to extend term

Conde wants to hold referendum on staying in power beyond two terms, which sparked anti-gov't protests in October.

Ebola

WHO extends emergency status of Ebola in DR Congo

The emergency could be lifted within three months on the advice of the UN health agency's experts.

WHO extends emergency status of Ebola in DR Congo

Africa

Guinea protests: Anti-government demonstrations continue

A standoff in Guinea as security forces and anti-government protesters battle in the capital.

Africa

Guinea protesters urged to continue general strike

About 20 people have been killed in protests that turned violent, latest victims were four boys shot this week.

Africa

'Two killed' in Guinea during anti-government protests

The opposition has called for open-ended demonstrations against president's suspected bid to seek third term in office.

'Two killed' in Guinea during anti-government protests