For the second time, Mamadi Doumbouya presided over Independence Day on October 2. If everything goes according to the schedule announced by the National Transitional Council (CNT), there will be two more to celebrate as what head of state. However, he felt a little obliged to repeat that he did not intend to play extra time. “The defense and security forces and members of the government have no intention of confiscating power”, assured the soldier, who always told his interlocutors that he was not there “to joke with power “.
ECOWAS: towards new sanctions for Mali and Guinea?
Mamadi Doumbouya knows that in Conakry – and elsewhere – some are frankly starting to doubt it. Benefit of the doubt ” who granted to him when he took power has long since been taken away from him and, in the sub-region, the patience of his peers seems to have reached its limits. Meeting behind closed doors on the sidelines of the United Nations Assembly on September 22, ECOWAS also decided to impose a regime of gradual sanctions on Guinea: recall of ambassadors accredited to Conakry, suspension of “any assistance in financial” and targeted individual sanctions.