Prosecuted for alleged acts of embezzlement and corruption, the three former ministers ofAlpha Condé have been imprisoned since April 6. One of their co-defendants, the former Minister of Hydrocarbons Zakaria Koulibaly, has meanwhile benefited release on April 20, subject to the payment of a bond of 3 billion Guinean francs.
Guinea: Ibrahima Kassory Fofana’s failed bet
According to our information, the former Prime Minister Ibrahima Kassory Fofana and former members of government Mohamed Diane (Defence) and Hey Guilavogui (Environment) share the same cell in the central house of the Coronthie district, located in the municipality of Kaloum. A fourth prisoner, a senior official in the Guinean administration, recently joined them. This last, Souleymane Traore, ex-director General of the Road Maintenance Fund, was placed under a warrant of committal on February 23 following an investigation by the Court of Repression of Economic and Financial Offenses (Crief) concerning the acquisition of a building complex.