Guinea president Condé reshuffles cabinet

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Alpha Conde

Conakry, Guinea - The Guinean president, Alpha Condé, on Friday reshuffled his cabinet bringing in seven new faces, including François Louncény Fall, previously minister, secretary-general of the Presidency of the Republic, as Foreign Minister, according to the new list released on Guinean national television.

He also named Emile Yombouno as the new Minister of Agriculture, Togba Césaire Kpoghomou as Minister of Communication and Téliwel Bailo Diallo as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Mohamed Saïd Fofana, who has been Prime Minister since January last year, retained his position.

The following is the full list of the new cabinet:

- Minister of State, in charge for Justice: (unchanged) Mr Christian Sow

- Minister of State, in charge for Civil Engineering and Transport: (unchanged) Elhadj Ousmane Bah

- Minister of State, in charge for Foreign Affairs and Guineans abroad: (new) François Louncény Fall, previously minister, secretary-general of the Presidency of the Republic

- Minister of State, in charge of Economy and Finance: (unchanged) Kerfalla Yansané

- Minister of State, in charge for Energy: (unchanged) Elhadj Papa Koly Kourouma

- Minister, Chief of Staff of the Presidency: (unchanged) Dr. Mohamed Diané

- Minister of Health and public Hygiene: Dr. Edouard Gnankoye Lama (previously at the Foreign Affairs department)

- Minister of Mines and Geology: (unchanged) El hadj Mohamed Lamine Fofana

- Minister of Urbanization, Housing and Building: Ibrahima Bangoura, previously at the National Department of Rural Development

- Minister of Social Affairs, Promotion of Women and Children: Hadja Diaka Diakité, previously deputy-minister in the same department

- Minister of Telecommunications, Posts and Information Technology: (unchanged) Oyé Guilavogui

- Minister of Planning: Sékou Traoré, (new), previously Adviser at the Prime minister’s House

- Minister of Youth, Youth Employment and Sports: (unchanged) Sanoussy Bantama Sow

- Minister of Agriculture: (new) Emile Yombouno

- Minister of Communication: (new) Togba Césaire Kpoghomou

- Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization : (unchanged) Alhassane Condé

- Minister of Safety, Civil protection and Reform of Security services: (new) Mouramani Cissé, previously deputy-minister for Security

- Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research: (new) Téliwel Bailo Diallo

- Minister of Employment, Technical Education and Vocational training: (unchanged) Damantang Albert Camara

- Minister of Pre-University Education: (unchanged) Dr. Ibrahima Kourouma

- Minister of Human Rights and Civil Liberties: (new) Kalifa Gassama Diaby

- Minister of Hotel Industry, Tourism and Craft Industry: (unchanged) Hadja Mariama Baldé

- Minister of Industry, Small and Medium-size businesses: (unchanged) Hadja Ramatoulaye Bah

- Minister of Trade: (unchanged) Mohamed Dorval Doumbouya

- Minister of Culture, Arts and Historic Heritage: (unchanged) Ahmed Tidiane Cissé

- Minister of Fishing and Fish farming: (unchanged) Moussa Condé

- Minister of International Cooperation: (unchanged) Dr. Moustapha Kotoubou Sano

- Minister of Environment, Waters and Forests: (unchanged) Saramady Touré

- Deputy-minister for Budget : (unchanged) Mohamed Diaré

- Deputy-minister for National Defence: (unchanged) Mr Abdoul Kabélé Camara

- Deputy-minister for Social Affairs: (new) Mrs Mimi Koumbassa

- Deputy-minister for Guineans living abroad: (unchanged) Rougui Barry

- Deputy-minister for Transport: (unchanged) Elhadj Tidiane Traoré

- Deputy-minister for Health: Dr Naman Kéita (Unchanged)

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Comments: 3
  • #1

    HARI K VYAAS (Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:41)

    can i be at your honor for extending my best wishes to the president and the parliamentary ministers and the cabinet for expansion of the ministry for development of peoples mandate..may you please accept my heartiest congratulations..

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    Nicole Serafini (Saturday, 21 January 2017)

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