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05 Feb 2007 description

Nearly 60 people have been killed in recent violence between Guinea President Lansana Conte's government and trade unions. Union members rioted during a general strike, accusing the president of mismanaging Guinea's economy and condoning corruption.

While Conte's appointment of a new prime minister helped end the strike, instability may send refugees across the border into neighboring countries, especially Sierra Leone.

25 Mar 2003 description

Church, Grassroots Leaders Supporting Civil Society, Taking On Peace with Justice, Development, NEPAD