Colonel Mamady Doumbouya has backed his Malian counterpart, Assimi Goita against the heavy sanctions slapped on Mali by the Economic Community of West African States. ECOWAS directed member states to close both land and air borders with Mali. However, Guinea says it has nothing to do with the decision.
Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba who serves as the commander of the land forces of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has been the talk of town after bragging about the exceptional capabilities of the military unit under his command. It all started when the high ranking military officer claimed that his outfit can take barely to neutralize rogue military men who may intend to overthrow government as it was the case in Guinea, where Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, a Guinean military officer led a successful coup a few weeks ago.
Colonel Mamady Doumbouya of Guinea sends warning to Uganda's General Museveni. "We respect you as ECOWAS but we will not take your orders. Don't assume powers you don't have...Guinea is an independent nation, t's not your family business where you will go around dictating," Colonel Mamady Doumbouya said.
On 5 September 2021, President of Guinea Alpha Condé was captured by the country's armed forces in a coup d'état after gunfire in the capital, Conakry. Special forces commander Mamady Doumbouya released a broadcast on state television announcing the dissolution of the constitution and government. However, as the new president was meeting with the Ivory Coast President, he carried a gun with him.
Grand P Lights The Internet After Posing For A Photo With Guinea Generals, Set To Vie For Presidency
The now popular Guinea musician Grand P has once again lit the internet after being spotted in a photo with the Guinea Generals who toppled the government of Alpha Konde. General Mamady Doumbouya overthrew president Konde, suspended the constitution and locked the country until the end of the transition period after what he described as untold corruption.
Photos of Mamady Doumbouya raising his hand at the swearing-in ceremony as interim president of Guinea on October 1, 2021 in Conakry elicit reactions. The latest development came only a month after Guinea military soldiers seized power by ousting president Alpha Conde. The ousted president initially entrusted Colonel Mamady Doumbouya military skills, as he placed his high hopes in the young soldier to assist him keep his grip on power in the turbulent Guinea nation.
Long-serving Ugandan junta Yoweri Museveni is seemingly a troubled man following a concatenation of events in different African countries that saw senior political leaders toppled by mutinous forces in the most unceremonial way. Barely three days after his son, lieutenant general Muhoozi kainerugaba who happens to be the commander of Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF), bragged about the exceptional capabilities of the military unit under his command, Museveni too has joined the debate.
Mamady Doumbouya Ordered Any Political Institution In Guinea Not a State Actor To Be Mamady Doumbouya Ordered Any Political Institution In Guinea Not a State Actor To Be Closed Down
Mamady Doumbouya today ordered that any foreign political institution in Guinea that is not a state actor should be closed down. The Guinean head of state was responding to some allegations that ivorian dissidents have opened up illegal offices in Guinea's capital in bid to stop president ouattara.
Mamady Doumbouya was born in the Kankan Region of Guinea. The military officer is of Mandinka origins. Doumbouya is a husband to a French girl, who is an active duty member of the French National Gendarmerie. He is also a father blessed with three cute children.
Colonel Mamady Doumbouya today appointed Colonel Abdoulaye Keita alias Commando the inspector General of Guinea army forces replacing Division General Alpha Ousmane Diallo. The latest development comes only a day after the transitional president on Tuesday sacked all 44 army generals and admirals. Among the top senior officers affected by the purge is General Sekouba Konate, who held the transition government for a short term before planning elections in 2010.
Col. Mamady Doumbouya, the newly sworn-in Guinean transition President and coup leader, has committed to follow the conditions of his government's transition charter and stand aside after the elections. On Saturday, Col. Doumbouya addressed at the country's 63rd independence celebration. “The CNRD guarantees the nation and the world that it would never cling to power.
Following the coup d'etat against President Alpha Condé of Guinea Conakry led by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, and the formation of a transition government, the United States yesterday mounts pressure on Dambouya requesting him to hand over the power a civilian. The latest report comes only few days after Colonel Mamady Doumbouya on Friday took oath of office as Guinea's acting President.
Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, the leader of the coup in Guinea, has been sworn in as interim president. His swearing-in ceremony was held on Friday afternoon in the capital, Conakry. He'll take over as president for the interim period before the country is returned to civilian control.
Many military coups in Africa are known to have been led by a general or a colonel in the army. Contrary to that, in the recent coup in Guinea, it is a Lieutenant-Colonel named Mamady Doumbouya who declared not only on a national television but also in a video that the Guinea military officers have arrested president Alpha Condé and took power.
Guinea interim president, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya yesterday 12 October, 2021 sacked 44 generals and admirals in an apparent purge of the military top brass. Guinea’s strongman Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who seized power last month was sworn in as the transitional president on October 1st after ousting the former President Alpha Conde.
Former Guinea President Alpha Condé ( Photo Courtesy) What a sad end of deposed Guinea President Alpha Condé's checkered political career! Just a few years ago, he was a popular pro- democracy activist in his country. He emerged as thorn in the flesh of the then President Lansana Conte's corrupt and autocratic government.
Guinea's military leaders who ousted President Alpha Conde have freed political prisoners who opposed him. The authorities announced the release of a total of 80 prisoners, calling the move 'a new beginning'. “We want to have a new page in this country. We promise the people that we will restore human rights, ”said Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who led the coup.
Few days after general Mamady Doumbouya of the Guinean special forces led the coup against president Alpha Konde, the new administration has suffered a major setback. Jubilation that followed the announcement of removal of dictator Konde has been stopped partly after the African Union announcement the suspension of Guinea from the union.
Guinean President Alpha Conde DETAINED Breaking News! ! The dictator Alpha Conde of Guinea was yesterday 5th September,2021 arrested by his military (in a coup d'etat) at his palace in the capital Conakry. The 83 year autocrat was ruling the country with an iron hand for a third term
Yesterday Wednesday, leader's from the West African Regional Economic Block (ECOWAS) held a virtual meeting to discuss the fate of Guinea following the recent coup attack that led to the Government under President Apha Condé being overthrown. According to Apha Barry, the Burkina Farso's Foreign Minister, ECOWAS has suspended Guinea from their economic block as they call for the immediate release of the overthrown President Apha Condé together with other accompaniments he was arrested with.