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Guinea (Vol 3, 2006)
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See also 'Guinea' in 2004 | 2005 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018.

Contents Volume 3, 2006.

The year 2006 was a tumultuous one, with signs that autocratic leader Lansana Conté might be losing his grip on power. Two general strikes organised by labour unions showed new life in civil society circles, forcing the government to make a series of socioeconomic concessions. The president's health continued to b…

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McGovern, Mike, “Guinea (Vol 3, 2006)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 06 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2006_COM_0010>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004162631, ISSN: 1871-2525



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