Guinea Headlines: Conde Censors Media, Refuses to Operate Gov’t. Transparently, and Rio Tinto’s Frantic (Worried?) Pace at Simandou
Conde sends three state TV journalists packing with an ominous message.
Les Nouvelles du Pays is suspended for 2 months for asking a very good question: “Is the arrest and subsequent political assassination of Cellou Dalein Diallo imminent?”
LACK OF TRANSPARENCY
The Guinean chapter of Transparency International is underwhelmed with Conde’s willingness to operate the business of governing in a transparent manner.
Moving fast out of concern that the $700M payment to Guinea to break the contract deadlock might need additional sweetening?