Friday, April 26, 2013

[Guinean news] One shot dead in anti-government rally after new election date set

At least one person was shot and two wounded at an anti-government rally in Guinea. President Alpha Conde set June 30 as the date for legislative elections without agreeing to opposition demands that he strip a South African company, Waymark, of its contract to manage the voter list and allow the mostly pro-opposition diaspora to vote. 

A government spokesman promised an international inquiry into the incident.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

[FOG news] New website!

Friends of Guinea has a spiffy new website. Check it out!