Guinea; President Alpha Conde Ousted

News reaching states that Guinean president, Alpha Conde, 83 has been ousted this afternoon by the military army.

The military army raided his presidential palace fought off his presidential guards before finally arresting him.

Alpha Conde who has been in power since December 21, 2010, was seeking third term presidential re election before being ousted.

A Guinean army colonel has since gone on state television to say that President Alpha Conde’s government has been dissolved. The announcement in the West African nation came after hours of heavy gunfire erupted near the presidential palace.

83 years old Alpha Condé modified the constitution in order to re-elect himself last year for a third term

A terrible end for someone who decades ago was a leading democracy activist.

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