THE GAME OF THE WEEK – After having stolen the presidential chair from him, would Mamadi Doumbouya impose silence on Alpha Condé? The former president, however, has been “free” since April 22, according to a statement from the junta signed by the leader staff General of the Armies, Colonel Sadiba Koulibaly. But this is a freedom of paper. If the announcement, at the end of the lips, had allowed the former head of the Guinean state to receive his relatives for two days, it was above all aimed at avoiding the sanctions of the Community of West African States. (ECOWAS) – which met on April 25 – by convincing the Heads of State of the sub-region of the military’s desire to appease.
Guinea: Mamadi Doumbouya, from popular putschist to scorned president
Since he overthrew him, Mamadi Doumbouya has held Alpha Condé at the eye, as if he still feared the former president’s capacity for harm. If the latter had declared to his visitors, two days after the announcement of his release, that he had “neither the intention nor the means to carry out anything against the CNRD [Comité national du rassemblement pour le développement] “, he still keeps the head of his party. Between the founder of the Rally of the People of Guinea (RPG Arc-en-ciel) and politics, it is a love story that will only end at the grave.