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African Online Digital Library
Project of Michigan State University, IFAN, and WARC. Includes - Representing Pulaar Digitally, Sampling from L'Institut Fondemental d'Afrique Noire, IFAN (historical photographs),

Collection Boubacar Barry
(historical writings on the Futa Jalon from Professor of History Barry.) In French. Histoire de la région de Boké. Monographie du Rio Numez, par l’Administrateur J. FIGAROL, and Rapport sur l'Expédition de la Haute Gambie

Afromix - Guinea
Promotes Afro-Caribbean music. Discographies of music by Artists, Countries, Styles, Instruments, Labels, Years. Links to related sites and sites selling CDs and videos. Site owned by Fabrice Gaillard of Paris, France.

Anglican Diocese of Guinea
Has a short history of the Anglican Church in Guinea.

Atevo Travel - Guinea
Very useful, has - Introduction • Itinerary • When to Go • Transportation • What to Buy • Dos and Don’ts • Potpourri • For More Information • Geostats. One can print all this out on one page.,2508,1020,00.html

Barry, Boubacar
Collection Boubacar BarryIn French. (Historical writings on the Futa Jalon from the collection of Professor Boubacar Barry. Digitized by the West African Research Center, Dakar Senegal). From the African Online Digital Library, a project of Michigan State University, IFAN, and WARC.
Contents include: Histoire de la r?gion de Bok?, Monographie du Rio Numez, Par l'Administrateur J. FIGAROL. D'avril 1911 ? fin 1912. 117 pages, in MS Word. "Located in the mountains of today's Guinea Conakry...the Futa became an Islamic state (using the expression Almamate, from "imam") over the course of the 18th century as Fulbe (Fulani) lineages mobilized their supporters against a variety of Mandinka chiefdoms who had dominated the area." Rapport sur l'Expédition de la Haute Gambie. Author unknown. Publication date unknown. 44 pages, in MS Word.

BBC - Guinea: Unstoppable Exodus
"BBC News Online's Joseph Winter is tracing the route of an African migrant, Billy, who made it to Europe after a long and dangerous journey across the Sahara. Here, in the first of five articles, he visits Billy's home region of Fouta Djalon, Guinea, which has seen many of its men leave for the West." Includes photographs of Life in northern Guinea.

BéréSanké Percussion
Site of musician husband-and-wife-team, Kocassale (Koca) Dioubate (from Guinea) & Aimee Epp. Offers workshops, background on Mandingo music, history of the Djembe, Griot culture. Origins, photographs, sound samples of musical instruments from West Africa - Kora, Bolon, Ngoni, Koni, Bada, Balafon. Sells musical instruments including Djembe drums. Supports NGOs in Gambia and Guinea. Based in Vancouver, Canada.

British Library for Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK
Information on economic/social development. The library hosts an extensive online bibliography of development information in print, cd-rom, and on-line sources at ELDIS: Electronic Development Information System. Has some full-text articles. The library's online catalog, BLDS, includes journal article citations.

Camp Boiro Memorial
"...dedicated To the memory of the victims of Sekou Toure's dictatorship." Includes chapters, in French, from J-P Alata, "Prison d'Afrique (Paris, Editions Le Seuil, 1976), Amnesty International reports, biographies of Diallo Telli and other victims, photographs, etc. Part of WebGuinee maintained by AfriQ*Access, Inc., a privately held, Washington, DC-based digital communications and information company. and

Carleton University. Country Indicators for Foreign Policy (CIFP)
Provides country rankings, on-line presentations and a mapping component, risk assessments, regional conflict analysis, early warning research, and open-source data, measures of domestic armed conflict, governance and political instability, militarization, religious and ethnic diversity, demographic stress, economic performance, human development, environmental stress, and international linkages. "Our database currently includes statistical data measures for over hundred performance indicators for 196 countries, spanning fifteen years. These indicators are drawn from a variety of open sources." Statistics for African countries are sometimes not available. Has, in Adobe pdf, the ful text of Conflict Risk Assessment Report: West Africa: Mano River Union and Senegambia (01/04/2002) 369K; Democratic Republic of Congo: A Risk Assessment Brief (01/02/2002) 25K; Sierra Leone: A Risk Assessment Brief (01/02/2002) 35K.

Commission Electorale Nationale Ind?pendante, CENI
In French. Independent body, established by law, to conduct elections. "la CENI prend part à la conception, l'organisation, la prise de décision et l'exécution, depuis l'inscription sur les listes électorales jusqu'à la proclamation des résultats provisoires." Lists the political parties. Links to party web sites. Based in Conakry, Guinea. Europe"On August 2, 1999, two illegal passengers were found frozen to death in the luggage compartment of a Sabena aeroplane. The two passengers from Guinea...were 14 and 15 years old. The boys brought a letter with them, directed to the leaders of Europe. In this letter they ask Europe to give their help to Africa. Based on the accounts of those who knew the boys, this film tells the story they can no longer tell themselves." Site of Netherlands Public Broadcasting, the umbrella organisation of the Dutch public broadcasting companies. NPB also distributes Guinea-Bissau Youth, a film about children from Guinea-Bissau. "They are penniless, but by no means low on ideas. We follow a group of boys preparing for the most important thing in their lives, the carnival parade. We see how children make the most fantastic toys from worthless materials."

Derman, William, "Serfs, Peasants, and Socialists: A Former Serf Village in the Republic of Guinea"
(University of California Press, 1968. 280 p.)Has most of the full-text of the book. Part of WebGuinee maintained by AfriQ*Access, Inc., a privately held, Washington, DC-based digital communications and information company.

DHS EdData
Education Data from the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Has country education profiles for Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia. Full text reports such as Schooling in Guinea (111 p.), Household Demand for Schooling in Ghana (83 p.), Support for Education Decentralisation in Ghana (51 p.). Questionnaires. " DHS EdData is an education data collection activity supported by USAID and implemented by ORC Macro in conjunction with the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. It is designed to provide accurate and timely data for education policy and program planning,..."

A discussion list and web site on the "musical culture of West Africa. Emphasis is upon the countries of Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, and C?te d'Ivoire." Site offers videos, books, CDs for sale, has past messages, and a directory of teachers and master drummers.

Editions Ganndal (Conakry, Guinea)
In French. "créées en Juin 1992. Le catalogue de ses publications comporte des ouvrages touchant les domaines du manuel scolaire, de la littérature enfantine et de jeunesse, de la littérature générale, des beaux livres et des publications en langues nationales." "les Editions Ganndal coordonnent les activités du REPROLIG (Réseau des professionnels Guinéens du Livre) et sont également membre actif du réseau des éditeurs africains (APNET)." Part of the site seems to have been hijacked. Based in Conakry, Guinea. - Presidential September 19, 2010

Conde, Alpha
In French and English. Presidential candidate in the Sept. 2010 election. "Alpha Condé (né le 4 mars 1938) est le leader du Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée, RPG..."

Diallo, Cellou Dalein
Former Prime Minister of Guinea and presidential candidate for the Sept. 2010 election. He is a member of the political party, Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée.

Human Rights Watch - Guinea: Upcoming Election Significant, Challenging
June 25, 2010 report.

Food and Agriculture Organization. AQUASTAT
" information system on water in agriculture and rural development. It produces regional analyses and country profiles on water resources development, with emphasis on irrigation and drainage. Information on Guinea, in French.

Guinea. Government
In French. Official site. The President and his biography, useful addresses, map, investment information, the economy, the Supreme Court, etc.

Guinea. Direction Nationale de l'Environnement. Environnement et Biodiversite
In French. Introduction a la diversite biologique en Guinee, Programmes et Plans d'Action, directory of individuals in environmental protection, information and documentation centres in Guinee, facts about Guinea, maps.

Guinea - Economic Analysis
Economic and nvestor information. Based in Russia.

Guinea. Embassy. Washington, D.C.

Human Rights Watch
Guinea: Witnesses Describe Security Force Excesses
2010 report.

International Crisis Group - Guinea A Way Out of the Election Quagmire
2013 report.

International Crisis Group - Guinea in Transition
In English and French. Published April 2006. Africa Briefing No. 37. c. 13 pages.

International Crisis Group - Stopping Guinea's Slide
In English and French. "Guinea risks becoming West Africa's next failed state. Its economy is faltering, the government has nearly ceased to provide services, and in 2004, there were isolated uprisings in at least eight towns and cities in all regions of the country."

International Foundation for Election Systems, IFES
Has basic information on Guinea from Cambridge Factfinder and information on the Dec. 1998 presidential election from CNN. Based in Washington, D.C. Has some issues of their printed journal, Elections Today, from 1990 + with articles on African elections. Their Elections Calendar lists past and forthcoming elections worldwide. They have an extensive publications program.

International Monetary Fund - Guinea
Statistical Appendices, Guinea: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report (2004), and other full text reports.

Kaké, Ibrahima Baba, "Sékou Touré: Le Héros et le Tyran."
(Paris, Jeune Afrique, 1986) Full-text of the book, in French. Part of the Camp Boiro Memorial site which is part of WebGuinee maintained by AfriQ*Access, Inc., a privately held, Washington, DC-based digital communications and information company.

Kaplan, Robert D., "The Coming Anarchy"
Subtitle: "How scarcity, crime, overpopulation, tribalism, and disease are rapidly destroying the social fabric of our planet." Full-text of the article from The Atlantic Monthly, February 1994. Uses examples from West Africa (Sierra Leone, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea) and other countries.>

Lewin, Andre, "Diallo Telli : le tragique destin d'un grand Africain"
Full-text chapters from "Diallo Telli : le tragique destin d'un grand Africain" (Paris : JAPRESS, c1990. 225 p.) Part of the Camp Boiro Memorial site which is part of WebGuinee maintained by AfriQ*Access, Inc., a privately held, Washington, DC-based digital communications and information company.

Mande Studies Association
"...a multidisciplinary group with interests in the Mande region of West Africa." Has the membership directory, the MANSA Newsletter, photographs taken by members, etc.

Medecins sans Frontieres
Page on their work in Guinea.

Film by Guinean, Mohamed Camara. "Minka" tells the story of the friendship between two children, Minka and Kany...The film, that won a prize for the best short film at the Dunkirk festival 1995, is a homage to youth. Youth, the maker says, has the future and represents the hope of a people. "

In French. Guinean internet service provider. Has Conakry Pratique (a directory of hotels and restaurants)

Natou Magazine
(Conakry?) In French. "Mensuel Guinéen de découvertes." Selected articles online such as "Proverbes Peulhs."

Niane, Aliou B. - Ma Vision du Japon
In French. Commentary by, Aliou B. Niane, a Guinean national living in Japan, on Japanese-African relations, perceptions. Includes a directory of African embassies in Tokyo and links to web pages of other Guineans.

Omni Resources -  Guinea Maps
Sells maps (soils, physical, topographic) of Guinea. Also sells continent and regional maps (minerals, oil and gas, geologic, travel, political).  Based in Burlington, North Carolina.

ORSTOM Horizon Database
Retrieve citations to journal articles, chapters in monographs, reports on Guinea published by ORSTOM researchers from 1944 to date. Subjects covered are: Earth Sciences, Human Health, Oceanography and Hydrobiology, Economics & Social Sciences, Animal & Plant Biology, Fundamental Sciences & Techniques, Engineering & Information Sciences, Most publications are in French. Has abstracts for citations.

Research Institute on Democracy and Rule of Law | Institut De Recherche Sur La Democratie Et l'Etat De Droit, IRDED
Its activities ceased due to the situation in Guinea. "The Institute on Democracy and Rule of Law (l'Institut de Recherche sur la Démocratie et l'État de Droit) (IRDED) was founded in January 2007. It is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan research and educational organization that promotes policies that further democratic principles, the creation of a free society and the establishment of rule of law in West Africa, particularly in Guinea. The Institute is based in Conakry, Guinea." The President of the Board of Directors is Thierno Balde

Rivi?re, Claude, "Guinea: The Mobilization of a People"
(Cornell University Press. 1968. 260 p.) Most of the full-text of the book. Foreword by Gwendolen Carter. Part of WebGuinee maintained by AfriQ*Access, Inc., a privately held, Washington, DC-based digital communications and information company.

Le Scribe
(Conakry) In French. Journal d'informations Chretiennes Evangeliques de Guinee. Published by the l'?glise Protestante ?vang?lique de Guin?e (E.P.E.G.), Conakry. Has a directory of AEMEG, Association des Eglises et Missions Evang?liques de Guin?e and of their schools, health centres, etc.

Small Arms Survey - "Armed and Aimless: Armed Groups, Guns, and Human Security in the ECOWAS Region"
Full text of the book. Maps, bibliographies. Edited by Nicolas Florquin and Eric G. Berman. "detailed information on more than 35 armed groups that have destabilized West Africa since 1998" "The Small Arms Survey is an independent research project located at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland." Includes - Nigeria (oil producing states, Christian-Muslim conflict), northern Mali (Tuareg-Arab, Al-Qaeda influence), Ghana (gun manufacturing), Liberia, Guinea (refugees from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Cote d'Ivoire), Mano River Union (child soldiers in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone), Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, Senegal (Casamance), Sierra Leone, Togo.

In French and English. Business directory for Guinea. Connects buyers and sellers.

Societe Guineenne d'Electricite
Not an official page. Information on the company by Abdoul Latif Diallo,a computer science graduate from Ball State Univ. (Indiana, US)

A search retrieves information for Guinea on the investment climate, economic trends, political environment, commercial overview, trade financing, travel conditions, etc. "TradePortTM is a operated [sic] by TradePort Partners, LLC, an international trade/defense conversion initiative of BAYTRADE, managed by the Bay Area Economic Forum, and LA TRADE, managed by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, with support from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and the State of California Trade & Commerce Agency."

Trivalence Mining Corporation
A "progressive junior mining company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company is focused on becoming an intermediate producer of rough gem quality diamonds...the company is presently bringing the AREDOR Diamond concession to commercial production. The company's Concession covers an area of 1000 square kilometers in southeastern Guinea. Historically the diamonds produced at AREDOR have commanded the highest price per carat of any mine in the world,..".

UNCTAD Trade Point Development Centre (UNTPDC)
To enable "...small and medium-sized enterprises to access competitive trade-related information services worldwide, and to enhance the efficiency with which they trade with each other." Part of the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD.)
Includes a directory of bank, important government offices for trade in Guinea:

Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée
In French. Political party founded in 1991. Its candidate for the Sept. 2010 Presidential Election was Cellou Dalein Diallo.

Union des Forces Républicaines, UFR
In French. Liberal party. Party president is Sidya Touré. Party intends to participate "...à l’exercice de la démocratie naissante en Guinée avec la motivation inébranlable de sauvegarder l’intérêt général,..." Party manifesto, structure, regulations, statutes, history of elections in Guinea, discussion forum, articles from Guinea newspapers, photographs. Web site based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

Université Catholique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, UCAO
In  French. Opened 2010. Faculties of Sciences Politiques, Sciences Économiques, and Sciences Juridiques. Based in Conakry, Guinea.

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Chiefs of State & Cabinet Members - Guinea
Provides a list of the President, Cabinet members, the Governor of the Central Bank, the country's Ambassador to the U.S., and its U.N. Representative.

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook - Guinea
Has a map, information on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense.

U.S. Department of Justice. Foreign Agents Registration
Lists of individuals or companies "...engaging in political activities for or on behalf of foreign governments, foreign political parties and other foreign principals."

U.S. Department of State. Report on Human Rights Practices - Guinea
2012 Report, 2011 Report, 2010 Report, 2009 Report, 2008 Report, 2007 Report, 2006 Report, 2005 Report, 2004 Report, 2003 Report, 2002 Report, 2001 Report, 2000 Report, 1999 Report, 1998 Report, 1997 Report, 1996 Report, 1993-1995 Reports.

U.S. Department of State. Consular Information Sheet - Guinea

United States. Embassy. Guinea
U.S. - Guinea relations. Information on the United States Ambassador, Deputy Chief Of Mission, United States Information Service - Conakry, United States Agency for International Development, Peace Corps, holidays.

Contains full-text documents, chapters from books on Guinea's history, government, literature, the economy, army mutiny of 1996, etc. Has Ruth S. Morgenthau, "Part Six: Trade Unionists and Chiefs in Guinea" from "Political parties in French-speaking West Africa" (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1964.).
resources. Maintained by AfriQ*Access, Inc., a privately held, Washington, DC-based digital communications and information company headed by Tierno Bah.

Women Writers and African Literatures - Guinea
About Guinean literature in general, it's women writers (Bald? de Lab?, Nadine Bari, Kesso Barry, Koumanthio Zeinab Diallo), has a short bibliography. From the University of Western Australia/Department of French Studies. Site is also in French.