Latest Conakry Stories

2011-02-28 07:47:00

PARIS, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2009, the French group NCT Necotrans has been in charge of the concession of the Conakry container terminal. In 2008, following an international call for bids in which major sector players participated (Maersk and Bollore in particular), Getma International, a subsidiary of the French group NCT Necotrans, with locations in 25 African countries, was declared the winning bidder of the container terminal concession contract at Conakry Port and...

2011-02-07 02:59:00

CONARKY, Guinea, February 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - In Partnership With the ARPT, Global Voice Group is Committed to Donate Five Cyber Centers to the People of Guinea Global Voice Group S.A., in partnership with the Guinean Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ARPT), is proud to announce its commitment to fund, build and equip five cyber centers in Guinea by the end of the first quarter of 2011. This joint ARPT-Global Voice Group initiative will allow many citizens,...

2010-08-09 05:00:00

HOUSTON and CONAKRY, Republic of Guinea, Aug.

2008-10-06 09:00:39

Guinean PM meets Chinese President Hu's special envoy In the CONAKRY story headlined "Guinean PM meets Chinese President Hu's special envoy," Please read the last paragraph...Guinea's Minister of Mines and Geology Lounceng Nabe...instead of...Guinea's Minister of Mines and Geology Ahmed Kante (corrects name).

2008-09-25 12:00:32

Text of report by French state-funded public broadcaster Radio France Internationale on 25 September [Presenter] Water shortage, power outages. Guineans in Conakry are getting impatient. They have not seen any improvement for many years.

2008-07-18 12:00:55

Text of report by Bailo Barry entitled "International: Support of WFP to Guinea: 20,000 tonnes of food for the vulnerable (28m dollars)" published Guineenews website, based in Canada but with editorial team in Guinea, on 17 July The world is currently experiencing unprecedented food and energy crises.

2008-07-03 15:00:31

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 3 July: Iranian and Guinean Conakry officials inked industrial and mineral cooperation agreements on Thursday [3 July].

2006-06-13 13:35:45

By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan called for restraint from Guinean authorities on Tuesday after at least nine people died around the West African country when soldiers fired on students during a general strike.

2006-06-12 18:53:18

By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed and more than a dozen wounded when soldiers opened fire on student protesters in Guinea on Monday, police and witnesses said, as a general strike gripped the poor West African country.

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