CONAKRY Guinea’s President Alpha Conde fired three ministers, in accordance to a decree go through on state television on Monday, next violent protests about a teachers’ strike last 7 days in which seven people today were being killed and dozens additional were being wounded.
Ibrahima Kourouma, the minister of pre-university training, and Civil Support Minister Sekou Kourouma were being taken out along with Ecosystem Minister Christine Sagno, the decree claimed.
Nevertheless the decree gave no rationale for the dismissals, a senior government official, who requested not to be named, claimed the sackings of Ibrahima Kourouma and Sekou Kourouma were being specifically joined to the strike.
The government agreed to a deal to close the strike last 7 days.
Instructors in Guinea walked out early this month about the government’s final decision to dismiss or lower the salaries of a lot of junior personnel soon after the most recent civil provider tests. Their learners then took to the streets to aid them.
The protests turned violent when demonstrators clashed with gendarmes in numerous neighborhoods of the capital Conarky.
(Reporting by Saliou Samb Crafting by Joe Bavier Editing by Andrew Hay)