To address the political crisis after Lansana Conté, Guine adopted presidential term limits. Yet President Condé sought a third term in Sunday’s polls.
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France continues to be a major economic and political player in West Africa, especially in its former colonies
Guinea braced for a strike by unions and shutdown of economic activity demanded by the country’s opposition
Gambia used a court order to seize assets belonging to exiled former President Yahya Jammeh
A man was shot as Guinea opposition rally staged mass rally against embattled Conde government
More competitors hints at more competition among plethora of West African Presidential Candidates
The United Nations has said that more countries need to step up in the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak currently ravaging Western Africa. The disease is ravaging the Western African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
Troubled Guinea-Bissau votes in elections seen as key to restoring stability in West Africa
Violence plagued Guinea to hold crucial elections on Saturday to replace members of Parliament
Sunday Mali elections hoped to represent return to democracy and stability in West Africa