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African Union suspends Guinea’s membership after coup


The African Union’s Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security announced on Twitter that it is suspending Guinea’s membership after the coup that overthrew President Alpha Condé. #AUPSC:Council,in accordance w/ z relevant #AU instruments,decides to suspend the Republic of #Guinea from all AU activities/decisionmaking bodies;Calls on #UNSC to endorse z …

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Guinea: putschists freeze all government accounts


Guinea’s coup leaders have ordered banks to freeze all government-related accounts in order to “secure state assets”. According to the putschists, the order affects institutional and individual accounts of the outgoing government. Senior officials of the ousted President Alpha Condé’s government will not be able to access their accounts. The …

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Joy in Guinea as colonel Mamady Doumbouya drove around Conakry


Straight after meeting the ex-ministers in President Alpha Condé’s government, the coup leader Col Mamady Doumbouya drove around Guinea’s capital, Conakry. People were jubilating like mad. They were just happy. Some people undressed shouted “Doumbouya, Doumbouya, Doumbouya” and “freedom, freedom, freedom”. Reada also: Tanzania: a judge in the opposition leader’s …

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