Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Protests in Guinea Over Disputed Local Elections
Jerry Bambi

Thousands of people demonstrated in Conakry Guinea’s capital on Monday in new wave of unrest in the country following disputed local elections. The demonstrators are demanding the end of a teacher
strike that has lasted for a month in the education sector, while the main opposition party Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea UFDG observed what it called a “ghost town” in a day of protest against

Protests in Guinea got renewed after elections on February 4, the country’s first at a local level since 2005. According to official results the ballot was won by Conde’s party, the Rally for the Guinean People.

The results of which the opposition UFDG party have alleged fraud over.

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