Alpha Conde, the 83-year-old President of Guinea Conakry has been reportedly arrested by security forces.
Last year, Alpha Conde changed the constitution of Guinea Conakry to be re-elected for a third term in a very chaotic election.
Guinea Conakry’s Coup: Mamady Doumboya the Commander of Guinea’s Special Forces just released a statement on national TV announcing the coup that led to the arrest of Alpha Conde.
In the early morning of Sunday, September 05, 2021, heavy gunfire was heard near the presidential palace. In a video announcement, the soldiers confirmed that Alpha was not harmed but refused to respond. According to Guineanews, many other members of Alpha’s administration have been arrested as well.