Massacre At a Stadium - Guinea Confronts Its Past
[Al Jazeera] Asmaou Diallo was watching television in her home on the outskirts of Guinea's capital, Conakry, when the shooting began on the morning of September 28, 2009. Her heart sank. Her oldest son, 33-year-old Ali, had left home to join a pro-democracy rally that day, and she had feared the event could turn violent.
7 Years On, Justice for Massacre Needed
[HRW] Conakry -Guinea has yet to deliver justice for the grave crimes committed on September 28, 2009, at a Conakry stadium, six international and national human rights groups said today, in advance of the massacre's seventh anniversary. That day, more than 150 peaceful protesters were massacred by security forces and more than 100 women were raped. Hundreds of injuries and widespread looting were also documented.
IFC Invests U.S.$200 Million in Guinea's Bauxite Mining Sector to Support Broad-Based Growth
[PR Newswire] Conakry -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $200 million investment package for Compagnie des Bauxites de GuinÃ©e, a bauxite mining company in Guinea, that will support broad-based growth, create jobs, and upgrade transport infrastructure links in the West African country that was hit hard by the Ebola epidemic.
Jet-Lagged Warriors Stumble
[The Herald] Conakry -ZIMBABWE'S high flying Afcon 2017 qualifying campaign ended with a defeat against 10-man Guinea at the Stade Du 28 Septembre in Conakry last night and history making Warriors gaffer Callisto Pasuwa immediately called for thorough preparations ahead of the finals in Gabon next January.
Willard Katsande Speaks On Guinea Match
[Financial Gazette] WarriorsÂ captain Willard Katsande has rallied his troops ahead of the Saturday Group L 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea in Conakry saying there was still every thing to play for despite that they secured qualification for the January tournament in Gabon to be held in January.
Blow for Warriors
[The Herald] ZImbabwe's Warriors suffered yet another blow to their preparations for the final African Cup of Nations Group L qualifier against Guinea with star winger Kuda Mahachi being ruled out of the trip to Conakry yesterday after suffering a fractured wrist during their morning training. Mahachi has been one of the star performers as Callisto Pasuwa's men marched into the 2017 Nations Cup finals with a game to spare.