The Debate

What next for Guinea? Uncertainty looms despite junta's transition pledge

THE DEBATE
THE DEBATE © FRANCE 24

Last week's military coup in Guinea saw President Alpha Condé arrested and detained. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya emerged as the face of the new military leaders. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres slammed the taking of power at gunpoint. Neighbouring states followed his lead, adding their condemnation. Then followed the West African economic group ECOWAS and the African Union.

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Colonel Doumbouya announced there would be a government of national unity and a swift transition to democratic governance. More than a week later, the military junta has begun holding talks with political stakeholders. We discuss what's next for Guinea.

Produced by Yann Pusztai, Juliette Laurain and Imen Mellaz.

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