The work of the post-coup transitional government in Guinea

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Local media reported that Mamady Doumbouya, the head of the National Committee for Unity and Development (CNRD), will meet with Sekouba Konaté, the head of the junta administration in 2009-2010.

It has been stated that Konaté is being considered for the post of Prime Minister.

Like the head of the Doumbouya junta, Konaté, who belongs to the Malinké ethnicity, was vice-president of the junta government established under Dadis Camara, which came with a military coup in 2008.

Konaté held the presidency from 2009 to 2010 after Camara was assassinated and seriously injured.

Alpha Condé was elected president in democratic elections held for the first time in Guinean history in 2010.


Gunshots were heard on September 5 in the Kaloum region, where the Sekoutoureya presidential palace and administrative buildings are located in Conakry, the capital of Guinea.

A few hours after the incident, Lieutenant-Colonel Doumbouya, head of the special forces troops (GFS), announced that they had taken power.

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Doumbouya announced that he had taken over the administration due to the bad situation in the country and created the National Committee for Unity and Development (CNRD).

Noting that the government, constitution and public institutions have been abolished, Doumbouya said President Alpha Condé has been kept in a safe place.

Doumbouya also met with members of the Condé government yesterday and imposed a travel ban on ministers and agency representatives until the end of the transition period.


Condé, who was elected to a five-year term in December 2010 with the first democratic change of power since the country’s independence in 1958, was re-elected as president in 2015.

In the country where the president can exercise a maximum of 2 consecutive mandates, the referendum on the constitutional revision, which will allow Condé, whose second mandate ended in December 2020, to be elected for a third mandate, has taken place. held on March 22, 2020.

In the country, the candidacy of Condé, 83, for the third term has become the most discussed item of the agenda and many protests have taken place.

Despite all the reactions, President Condé was elected president for the third time on October 18, 2020, with 59.49% of the vote.

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