AJ Impact

Maritime piracy increases business costs in the Gulf of Guinea

The cost of maritime piracy in West Africa was more than $800m in 2017: Oceans Beyond Piracy

Maritime piracy increases business costs in the Gulf of Guinea

Guinea

Guinea opposition parties to boycott parliamentary poll

Opposition groups vow not to take part in February's vote amid a dispute over the country's electoral roll.

Guinea opposition parties to boycott parliamentary poll

Africa

Guinea temporarily frees jailed opposition leaders

Court releases 10 opposition leaders for part in anti-government protests.

Africa

Mothers in Guinea rally against police violence

They demand justice for their children, killed during protests against a proposed constitutional change.

Africa

Guinea protests turn deadly yet again

Thousands demonstrate against proposed constitutional amendments, which they say would allow President Alpha Conde to run for a third term.

Africa

Guinea demonstrations: More violence in anti-government protests

Opposition groups say security forces fired live rounds in Guinea in ongoing protests against President Alpha Conde.

AJ IMPACT

China-backed consortium wins $14bn Guinea iron ore deal

Investors in the relatively little-known SMB-Winning consortium include Chinese aluminium producer Shandong Weiqiao.

China-backed consortium wins $14bn Guinea iron ore deal

Africa

Guinean police accused of firing on mourners

Guinea's government refused to hand the bodies over until post-mortem investigations were complete.

Africa

Guinea protests: Funerals for 11 people delayed

Why funerals of 11 people killed in protests in Guinea 2 weeks ago have been delayed.

Guinea

New rally in Guinea capital against Conde's possible 3rd term bid

Mass protest in Conakry remains calm, unlike smaller demonstrations last week in which at least nine people were killed.

New rally in Guinea capital against Conde's possible 3rd term bid

Africa

Guinea court jails opposition leaders for organising protests

Opposition and civil society leaders given jail terms for organising rallies against possible removal of term limits.

Guinea court jails opposition leaders for organising protests

Guinea

Several killed in Guinea protests against constitution change

Demonstrators are worried that President Alpha Conde is planning to amend the constitution to stay in power.

Several killed in Guinea protests against constitution change

Guinea

Is another president attempting to cling to power in Guinea?

Conde's administration hints at changing constitution, raising fears current presidential term limit could be scrapped.

Is another president attempting to cling to power in Guinea?

Counting the Cost

What's the cost of piracy in West African waters?

The Gulf of Guinea has turned into one of the world's most notorious piracy hotspots. Plus, why's the gold price rising?

Opinion

It's time for the African Union to put a stop to 'third-termism'

The AU needs to take action against the Guinean president's attempt to change the constitution and extend his rule.

Adem K Abebe

by Adem K Abebe

Adem K Abebe