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Guinea, Senegal: Lansana Conté Must Leave if He Loves His Country

At Pourquoi l’ Afrique Claudique, Senegalese novelist Ndické Dieye tells (Fr) Guinea’s embattled head of state: “Lansana, leave if you have even an inkling of conscience or patriotism left! Leave to avoid an unnecessary blood bath! … I ask the police … to refuse to execute any illegal order given by Conté. ” The writer is pained by “the aiding and abetting silence of the international community” and is confident that Guinea’s intellectual elite can bring peace and development to the country.

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  • Mohamed Barrie

    Who is Mr. Conteh really? Do he thinks that Guinea is his personal property, that he can hold on to until he dies. So that his son or one of his closed friends will take over where he left and bring the country into further misery. He has ruled the country for 23 years and he has done no good to the country. So we the Guinean people are tired of his rule, so let him give the power back to the people. We need a change in Guinea we are tired of his rule. Long leave the Guinean revolution.

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