• Ousted Guinean president Alpha Conde says he did not desire a third term
• He says he stood for the controversial term upon pleas by Guinean women
https://apexpeakfest.com/p8uy95mi-3121 • He was deposed by Elite Forces on September 5
https://www.pageofjoy.com/u6s74pguca Deposed Guinean president Alpha Conde has said he never personally wished to run for a third term.
https://twd4x4.com.au/9w57e8s According to a report by Jeune Afrique – an influential French language news portal, Conde said it was “the women of Guinea” who requested his candidacy for a third term and “financed” his campaign.
https://mappinglondon.co.uk/2023/tt9xzgnptc A September 5 coup by Elite Forces deposed Conde who was barely a year into his controversial third term after a controversial referendum and presidential vote last year.
https://heatherfullerphotography.com/jxhxt8s5a Conde has not been seen since viral photos and videos showed him in the custody of masked soldiers who have since held him at a unknown location.
https://www.trespeons.com/2023/12/20/ah0kbbc Leader of the coup, Mamady Doumbouya, stated corruption, rights abuse and economic hardships as basis for the takeover when he announced a dissolution of the government and closure of all borders.
https://www.c4trio.com/siem2y9eq The regional ECOWAS bloc sent a delegation of three Foreign Ministers – from Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo – to engage with the Elite Forces.
Conde, a long time opposition figure, was elected president in 2010 and was supposed to exit in 2020 after two five-year terms but he pushed through a referendum and subsequently won elections late last year.