The government has accused opposition leaders of seeking to plunge Guinea into disorder [Screengrab/AFP]

At least two people have been killed in Guinea at the start of open-ended protests against President Alpha Conde’s suspected bid to seek a third term in office.

The West African country has been racked by demonstrations since mid-October over concerns that Conde intends to use a planned constitutional reform to seek another five-year term.


At least 20 civilians and one security officer have been killed since the start of protests, which have drawn hundreds of thousands of people while scores have been arrested.

After months of organising mass protests, the National Front for the Defence of the Constitution (FNDC), an alliance of opposition groups, raised the stakes

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