21 December 2010
30 January 2017 – 28 January 2018
|SciencesPo Paris, Pantheon-Sorbonne University|
Alpha Condé (born 4 March 1938) is a
Upon his election in 2010, Conde claimed he would strengthen Guinea as a democracy and fight corruption in his country, but he and his son have since been implicated in a number of corruption scandals mostly related to the mining industry, and suspected of election rigging.
Condé was born on 4 March 1938 in
Condé left for France at the age of 15. He was active in parallel within the National Union of Higher Education (SNESUP) and combined the functions of charge within the Association of Guinean students in France (AEGF), and within the Federation of Black African Students in France (FEANF), in which he was the Executive Coordinator of African National Groups (NG) from 1967 to 1975, overseeing the activities of the Directorate of FEANF.[
Condé wrote a master's thesis in Political Science entitled, Le P.D.G. et le peuple de Guinée in 1965.