Topic: Moussa Dadis Camara
After winning court permission to run for a third term, overriding a constitutional ban, President Abdoulaye Wade steps aside – breaking a pattern of Senegalese leaders overstaying their welcome.
While the identity and motives of the attackers are not clear, Tuesday's attack on the presidential palace comes at a fragile time for a country still reconciling after fractious December elections and a coup d'état.
07/20/2011 10:32 am
Ivory Coast bears some similarities to Rwanda in 1994, but there are a number of factors that make it unlikely Ivory Coast's conflict will develop into a genocide like Rwanda's.
03/29/2011 05:09 pm
Africa Monitor West Africa Rising: Why Guinea (yes, Guinea!) may be the region's surprise economic success story
Just five months after a disputed election, United Nations Special Representative to West Africa Said Djinnit says that there are signals that Guinea could slide into prosperity, or something like it.
03/01/2011 01:35 pm
The ruling military junta of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara in Guinea announced that it supports transition to civilian rule.
01/19/2010 10:02 am
A leaked UN report finds Guinea military junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara directly responsible for the massacre of more than 150 pro-democracy demonstrators in September.
12/21/2009 11:56 am
A Human Rights Watch report released today contradicts claims by Guinea military leader Moussa Dadis Camara and his would-be assassin, Lt. Abubakar "Toumba" Diakite, that they were not responsible for the Sept. 28 massacre. At least 150 Guineans were killed in an afternoon.
12/17/2009 12:21 pm
While Guinea’s military ruler Capt. Moussa Dadis Camara recovers from an assassination attempt, other junta leaders rejected a regional proposal Monday to deploy troops to prevent violence.
12/14/2009 11:27 am
Guinea erupted into violence Monday when protesters rallied against rumors that Dadis Camara would run for president. Prior to the violence, he sat down for a rare interview with a Westerner.
10/02/2009 01:00 am
Captain Camara, head of Guinea’s military junta, promised an official inquiry into the deaths Monday of 157 democracy protesters – but also warned against further protests.
09/30/2009 01:00 am