- The first free presidential elections in Guinea in almost sixty years have yielded a victory for incumbent President Alpha Condé . He may lead the West African country into another five years , it emerged Saturday after the counting of the votes .
The opposition does not recognize the election because of fraud had been committed . " The election was a charade ", said the main opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo , soon . According to him, were allowed into the city of Labe example, only people at the polling booths which had voted for the incumbent head of state five years ago.
Observers from the European Union ( EU) called the first free elections since 1958. However, " valid ", while observers from the African Union (AU) on " transparent " spoke elections.