Alpha Condé

President of Guinea from 2010 to 2021

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]

Alpha Condé
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 86)
Boké, French Guinea
(now Guinea)
Political partyRally of the Guinean People
Spouse(s)Djene Kaba Condé
Alma materPantheon-Sorbonne University

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

On December 9, 2022, the US Treasury published a list of more than forty personalities targeted by sanctions for acts of corruption and human rights violations. Among the targets of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the financial control body of the Treasury Department is Alpha Condé.[1].

References change

  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.