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Classes resumed Monday in Guinean schools after a month-long strike by teachers seeking the implementation of a 40-percent pay increase that was only partially fulfilled.Read More
Women angered by a police crackdown on anti-government demonstrations blockaded a motorway in the Guinean capital on Thursday a day after three people were killed in a fresh round of protests.Read More
Two men were reportedly shot dead Wednesday during protests in the Guinean capital as the powerful teachers' union called off a month-long strike after reaching agreement with the government on pay.Read More
Guinea's powerful teachers' union called off a month-long strike on Wednesday after reaching an agreement with the government on pay.Read More
Guinea's powerful teachers' union called off a month-long strike on Wednesday after reaching an agreement with the government on pay conditions.Read More
Conakry (AFP) Guinea’s powerful teachers’ union called off a month-long strike on Wednesday after reaching an agreement with the government on pay. The strikes have paralysed the country’s education system and fractured relations between teachers, parents and the state, while President Alpha Conde has faced criticism for allowing the industrial action to drag on. They have run in parallel to protests by the opposition Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG), one of whose supporters was killed during a demonstration on Wednesday, his family told AFP. Aboubacar Soumah, the secretaryRead More
Conakry (AFP) Two men were reportedly shot dead Wednesday during protests in the Guinean capital as the powerful teachers’ union called off a month-long strike after reaching agreement with the government on pay. The strikes have paralysed the country’s education system and fractured relations between teachers, parents and the state, while President Alpha Conde has faced criticism for allowing the industrial action to drag on. They have run in parallel to protests by the opposition Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG), two of whose supporters were killed during protests,Read More
Police fired teargas at protesters from opposition parties in Guinea on Tuesday, while the ruling party of President Alpha Conde accused his opponents of seeking to destabilise the West African nation.Read More
Conakry (AFP) Police fired teargas at protesters from opposition parties in Guinea on Tuesday, while the ruling party of President Alpha Conde accused his opponents of seeking to destabilise the West African nation. The opposition Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) has been staging protests in the capital, Conakry, since losing February 4 local elections it says were rigged. “Until they give us our stolen votes, we won’t leave the streets,” UFDG leader and former prime minister Cellou Dalein Diallo told AFP. Young people erected barricades in the city,Read More
Thousands of people demonstrated in central Conakry on Monday while in several other districts of the Guinean capital youths erected roadblocks and set fire to tyres, in the latest wave of unrest after disputed local elections.Read More