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RPT-Sycamore Mining signs deal with Guinea to redevelop Kiniero gold mine

20 Nov 2019

CONAKRY, Nov 20 Cyprus-based investment firm Sycamore Mining on Tuesday signed a pact with Guinea’s government to redevelop the Kiniero gold mine in the country's east, the minerals minister said.

Sycamore Mining signs deal with Guinea to redevelop Kiniero gold mine

20 Nov 2019

CONAKRY, Nov 20 Cyprus-based investment firm Sycamore Mining on Tuesday signed a pact with Guinea’s government to redevelop the Kiniero gold mine in the country's east, the minerals minister said.

Demonstrator dies in protests against Guinea president

14 Nov 2019

CONAKRY A young demonstrator was killed in Guinea on Thursday during protests against President Alpha Conde's perceived attempt to extend his mandate, the security minister told Reuters.

China-backed consortium wins $14 billion Guinea iron ore deal, pipping Australia's Fortescue

14 Nov 2019

CONAKRY A consortium representing Chinese, French and Singaporean interests won a $14 billion tender to develop part of Guinea's Simandou iron ore project, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters, edging out Australia's Fortescue Metals Group.

UPDATE 4-China-backed consortium wins $14 bln Guinea iron ore deal, pipping Australia's Fortescue

14 Nov 2019

* World's largest iron ore deposit was mired in legal disputes

In Guinea, two more killed in clashes between police and protesters

04 Nov 2019

CONAKRY Two people were killed in Guinea on Monday, authorities said, as protesters and police clashed during a funeral procession for those killed in earlier protests over a suspected effort by President Alpha Conde to extend his mandate.

Thousands in Guinea march against president's possible third term bid

24 Oct 2019

CONAKRY Thousands took to the streets of Guinea on Thursday in the largest of a series of protests over a suspected effort by President Alpha Conde to seek a third term that have led to the jailing of a dozen opposition campaigners and politicians.

Guinea government confirms nine people killed in political protests this week

17 Oct 2019

CONAKRY Nine protesters were killed this week in Guinea during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, the government said on Wednesday. | Video

At least two dead in Guinea protests against change to constitution

14 Oct 2019

CONAKRY At least one policeman and a protester were killed on Monday during demonstrations in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, officials and residents said. | Video

Police in Guinea crack down on protest against constitutional change

14 Oct 2019

CONAKRY, Oct 14 Protesters burned tyres and threw stones at police in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday in the first of a series of planned demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term.

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