Guinea: Guineans Finally Go to the Polls to End the Political Impasse

| September 19, 2013

[ISS]The road to democracy was never going to be easy. But as Guineans prepare to vote in legislative elections next Tuesday, there are fears that the fragile political stability in place since December 2010 is unravelling. Bitter ethnic rivalry, accusations of vote-rigging and economic stagnation have dashed the hopes of many who wanted to see a smooth transition to peace and economic growth, spearheaded by the country’s long-time opposition leader and current President, Alpha Condé.

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