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Guinean Opposition Alleges Large-Scale Corruption By President Alpha Condé

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Guinean Opposition Alleges Large-Scale Corruption By President Alpha Condé

A Guinean opposition group, the Collective for the Transition in Guinea (CTG), has accused the government of corruption. CTG alleges large-scale graft on the part of president Alpha Condé and his administration.

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The collective for the transition in Guinea filed a complaint at the national financial prosecutor’s office in Paris on the eve of the nomination of the ruling party’s candidate for the upcoming presidential election.

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A presidential official has rejected the claims, describing them as “pure slander” and added that the allegations had been timed to coincide with the approaching presidential election in October.

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Bah Ndaw Sworn In As Mali’s Transitional President Following Coup

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Bah Ndaw Sworn In As Mali’s Transitional President Following Coup

Mali’s new interim president Bah Nda`w has been sworn into office today, Friday at a ceremony in the nation`s capital, Bamako.  The former defence minister and retired army colonel was picked by coup leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, to head a transitional government until elections are held. Colonel Assimi Goita, will serve as deputy president.

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Nda`w said, in his inauguration speech, that he will end militant insurgency in the country’s north and stop organized crime.

The military junta in Mali took over power and forced Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta out of office five weeks ago. ECOWAS leaders have overseen negotiations for a return to democracy.  The appointment of a civilian president was a condition for the west African regional group, ECOWAS, to lift the sanctions it earlier imposed after the coup.

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Mali leaders are hoping ECOWAS will lift sanctions on the country after the inauguration. The new government is expected to be in office for a transition period of 18 months that will lead to an election.

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