Alpha Condé

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Alpha Condé
His Excellency President Alpha Condé of Guinea, speaking at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, 20 January 2020 20200120120724ZJW 4283 (49418933596) (cropped).jpg
President of Guinea
In office
21 December 2010 – 5 September 2021
Prime MinisterJean-Marie Doré
Mohamed Said Fofana
Mamady Youla
Ibrahima Kassory Fofana
Preceded bySékouba Konaté (Acting)
Succeeded byMamady Doumbouya (Interim)
Personal details
Born (1938-03-04) 4 March 1938 (age 83)
Boké, French Guinea
(now Guinea)
Political partyRally of the Guinean People
Spouse(s)Djene Kaba Condé
Alma materPantheon-Sorbonne University

Alpha Condé (born 4 March 1938) is a Guinean politician. He became the President of Guinea. He began his term as President in 2010. The president before him was Sékouba Konaté.[1] The news reported he may have been bribed by a mining company.[2]

Condé was arrested and removed from power on 5 September 2021 by members of the Republic of Guinea Armed Forces.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Guinea's President and First Lady to attend the 2011 High Level Meeting on AIDS".
  2. Hume, Neil; Burgis, Tom (19 November 2016). "Rio Tinto adviser's links to Guinea president raise bribery questions". Financial Times. Retrieved 2020-10-24.
  3. "Guinea coup attempt: Soldiers claim to seize power from Alpha Condé". BBC News. 5 September 2021. Retrieved 5 September 2021.