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Guinea: Diallo says he won round one, election body says no

Guinea’s electoral body has dismissed Cellou Dalein Diallo’s claim of victory in the presidential election. Diallo is the main challenger to incumbent Alpha Conde, who is running for a third term, he accuses the 82-year-old Conde of corruption and mismanaging public funds. Campaigning has seen the candidates foment ethnic divisions …

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Polls close in Guinea’s tense presidential election

Votes are being counted in Guinea’s presidential election, following months of deadly unrest and a campaign marred by violence. The poll appears to have been largely peaceful but dozens of opposition supporters say they had trouble casting their ballots. At the age of 82, President Alpha Conde amended the constitution …

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Guineans set to vote in tense presidential election

Voters in Guinea will head to the polls on Sunday to elect the country’s next president, in a tense election that comes after months of deadly unrest. President Alpha Conde is seeking a controversial third term after pushing through a revamped constitution earlier this year that critics denounced as a …

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