Archiv: Guinea


25.10.2020 - 01:25 [ Xinhuanet ]

Provisional results show Alpha Conde re-elected president of Guinea

Conde, the candidate of the ruling party RPG (Rally of the Guinean People), won the electoral ballot with 59.49 percent against 33.5 percent for the candidate of opposition party UFDG (Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea), Cellou Dalein Diallo, who came in second position, according to the provisional results publicly announced by the president of the CENI.

13.08.2019 - 15:19 [ BBC ]

Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to be tried over ‚Guinea bribes‘

sraeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates are to stand trial for allegedly bribing Guinean officials to win mining licences, Swiss prosecutors say.

The trio allegedly paid $10m (£8.2m) to one of the wives of former Guinean President Lansana Conte.

Mr Steinmetz and his mining company Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) have previously denied any wrongdoing.