Ethnic violence in Guinea’s capital Conakry following a disputed presidential election has left at least seven people dead. The situation appears to have calmed, but simmering tensions remain.
It was heralded as an election that would finally bring democracy to a coup-weary West African nation, but Guinea’s much-postponed Nov. 7 presidential runoff ended up exposing deep ethnic fault lines and has sparked a threat of further ethnic violence.
Alpha Conde talks to FRANCE 24
In Conakry, a city of several ethnically divided neighbourhoods, tribal elders were calling for calm.
Date created : 2010-11-19