Guinea seizes MTN facilities

The government of Guinea has seized facilities belonging to South African mobile operator MTN Group [JSE:MTN] in a row over payment of a fee of about $22m, according to a statement seen by Reuters on Thursday.


Guinea’s president has been flown to Morocco for medical treatment after he was shot during an assassination attempt nearly a year after he seized power in a coup, a government official said Friday. Indicating the possible severity of his wounds, President Moussa “Dadis” Camara left the West African country, which he had never dared do […]


Full Name Republic of Guinea Capital Conakry Form of Government Military Junta Date of Independence 2 October, 1958 Date of Entry into the UN Total Area 245,857 km2 (78th)94,926 sq mi Total Population (2005 estimate) 10,211,437 (83rd) Time Zone GMT Currency Guinea Franc GDP (nominal, 2007 estimate) $4.157 million GDP Per Capita $417 Human Development […]