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Who owns the minerals?

A rift has developed between Guinea’s military junta and the foreign mining companies operating in the West African country. The junta says it is examining the activities of the companies as they seek to secure Guinea’s side of the mining agreements. Junta leader Mamady Doumbouya recently told several mining companies, including the Anglo-Australian giant RioContinue reading “Who owns the minerals?”

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Economic Crimes Court set-up in Guinea Conakry

Junta leaders in Guinea-Conakry have set up an economic crimes court. It’s indicted several members of the deposed President Alpha Conde’s administration, including former prime minister and now opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo. The coup leaders have also launched a massive drive to reclaim government houses and lands as well as other government facilities thatContinue reading “Economic Crimes Court set-up in Guinea Conakry”

Guinea Parliament

Five months after a military coup in Guinea, a transitional parliament has been formed today. The so-called National Transitional Council (CNT) comprises 81 members. General Mamady Doumbouya was already sworn in as president last year, after deposing the previous president in a military coup. Doumbouya vowed during the ceremony at the Supreme Court that heContinue reading “Guinea Parliament”

Africa’s Youngest Serving Leaders

1. Chad’s 38-year-old President Mahamat Deby 2. Mali’s 39-year-old President Assimi Goita 3. Burkina Faso’s 41-year-old President Paul-Henri Damiba 4. Guinea’s 41-year-old Mamady Doumbouya 5. Ethiopia’s 45-year-old Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Is the Young Revolution sweeping through the Continent?

DICTATORSHIP OF LOVE IS NOT BAD

By Professor Makombo Jago Minyang Abaala A dictatorship is not bad as long as it is led by a PATRIOT who loves his Country and people. To “dictate” simply means to “To by pass Bureaucracy”. It has nothing to do with Anarchy of despotism. All modern Civilizations developed under a form of Dictatorship and evenContinue reading “DICTATORSHIP OF LOVE IS NOT BAD”

COUPS IN AFRICA: Whose the Beneficiary?

By John Moono Africa has been beseeched with a lot of political instability in many parts of the continent. The continental body went as far as coming up with a theme of “Silencing the Guns.” The theme was aimed at purging the continent from the troubles of wars which ultimately affect the youth of theContinue reading “COUPS IN AFRICA: Whose the Beneficiary?”

IRONY OF LIFE!! Politics are Something Else

Many Africa politicians have always been betrayed by people closest to them. While others it was regrettable it happened while others it seemed as revolution for the good of their people. Here are some of the notable leaders to 1. President Milton Obote with his favorite General Iddi Amin who later on overthrew his govtContinue reading “IRONY OF LIFE!! Politics are Something Else”

Military Coup De tats In Western Africa

By John Moono No African region has experienced more military interventions in the Political Spheres of their countries than the West Africa. Almost all West African countries have experienced a coup in recent memory. Just last year, Mali experienced a military coup that saw the ousting of the President and his entire government. Niger nearlyContinue reading “Military Coup De tats In Western Africa”