At least 21 people have died in unrest in Guinea which broke out following last week's disputed presidential election. International envoys have travelled to Conakry to try and reduce tensions.More about this news
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Prime minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário asked the government to get ready to help people caught by the expected bad weatherImage caption: Prime minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário asked the government to get ready to help people caught by the expected bad weather
Observers put the rise down to people not adhering to safety measuresImage caption: Observers put the rise down to people not adhering to safety measures
Gunfire was heard on Friday in Guinea's capital Conakry as supporters of opposition presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo clashed with police, witnesses are quoted as saying to Reuters news agency.
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