Guinean opposition veteran Jean-Marie Dore (pictured) has been named prime minister of a transition government by the country’s ruling military junta, with union leader Rabiatou Serah Diallo as deputy prime minister, according to junta sources.
REUTERS - Guinea’s military junta has named veteran opposition politician Jean-Marie Dore as prime minister of a transition government charged with restoring civilian rule, a source close to the junta said on Tuesday.
Turmoil in Guinea
- A dangerous Bolivian fight club; and the African king social media challenge
- President Buhari returns to Nigeria after 7-week sick leave in London
- Exclusive footage of horrific jail conditions in Cameroon, and 'waste-selfies' encourage Guinean govt to clean up their act
- Africa Cup of Nations: Quarter-finals to kick off on Saturday
- French-Israeli businessman under house arrest in Israel over Guinea mining scandal
- Opposition lawmakers walk out on South African President Zuma
- Ebola: Ivory Coast reopens its borders with Guinea and Liberia
- Riot at a Guinea mosque, and fake video of the Egypt Air crash
- Nigeria missing $16 billion in oil cash
- WHO declares end of Ebola epidemic in West Africa
The international community and Guinean opposition parties have demanded elections since Camara’s coup sparked a political crisis which some feared could destabilise a fragile region.
Date created : 2010-01-19