Posted September 5, 2021.

Greed (somebody wants to control the state’s wealth) or Justice (for those cut out from all the deals)?

Do tell.

(BackChannels would gamble on greed for truest motivation for conflict in Guinea and the contesting or seizing of power with violence).

Wikipedia has already come out with “2021 Guinean coup d’état“.

French Wikipedia has the word on Mamady Doumbouya.

For its part, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement that “the insurgents (had) spread fear” in Conakry before taking the direction of the presidential palace, but that “the presidential guard, supported by the defense and security forces, loyalists and republicans, have contained the threat and pushed back the group of attackers.

AFP. “Guinea coup leader says president ‘taken’ and govt ‘dissolved’.” Africa News, September 5, 2021.

BBC. “Guinea capital Conakry rocked by reports of coup attempt.” September 5, 2021.

Wikipedia. “Alpha Condé”.

Wikipedia. “Conakry”.

Wikipedia. “Islam in Guinea”.

Wikipedia. “Mining industry of Guinea”.