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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reports of closed roads, demonstrations…

The embassy is receiving reports of closed roads, demonstrations, and confrontations in/around Medina and broader Conakry, and advises U.S. citizens to defer of non-essential travel in the city. For further information: See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution , Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Guinea. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive security messages ...
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Africa: ‘Decisive Moment for Democracy’ – John Kerry

For Immediate Release guest column By John Kerry October 8, 2015 Washington, DC — Last May, I shared in an extraordinary moment. I had the privilege, together with many leaders from across Africa, of bearing witness to the first peaceful, democratic transition of power between two parties in Nigeria. I traveled to Lagos earlier this ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Demonstrations due to Presidential Elections

Guinea will hold presidential elections on Sunday, October 11, 2015. On that day, only authorized vehicles conducting official elections activity will be allowed on the roads. The U.S. Embassy has recommended that assigned personnel and dependents who are not involved in observing the election remain in their residences on the 11th and recommends that U.S. ...
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Getting acquainted in Haute Guinea

PAO Teta Moehs recently returned from her first visit getting to know beautiful Haute Guinea. She and her team spoke with students about diversity at the American Corner in Kankan, and discussed the impact of communication on their communities with rural radio and TV stations. Visits at Kankan’s Islamic Center, UNDP office, and with NGOs ...
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Human Rights Youth Workshop at U.S. Embassy Conakry

The U.S. Embassy in Conakry hosted youth from different organizations from the commune of Ratoma, a suburb of Conakry, on Tuesday, September 15, for a training on Human Rights organized by the NGO Women’s Development and Human Rights. The Minister of Human Rights, Mr. Kalifa Gassama Diaby, opened the training, showcasing the cooperation that Guinea ...
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