Supporters of Guinea opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo celebrated in the streets of the capital Conakry with violence ensuing on Monday after the presidential candidate said he had won the first round of Sunday's poll. Soraya Ali reports.
Guinean opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo, centre, walks by supporters at his headquarters in Conakry, Guinea. Diallo declared himself the winner after the country held an election on Sunday Photograph by Sadak Souici/AP Pictures of the day:
Former Guinean Prime Minister Cellou Dalein Diallo declares himself the winner of the nation’s presidential election, two days before results are scheduled to be released
Huge crowd gathers in Guinea's capital to show their support to main opposition leader and presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo during his final rally ahead of election
VIDEO: Supporters of the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) greet the candidate of the opposition party Cellou Dalein Diallo in Conakry. Diallo has just returned from an election tour in the center of the country
Voters in #Guinea will head to the polls Sunday, to vote between 12 candidates for the presidency, including incumbent Alpha Condé While the 82-year-old president’s supporters are certain of a victory, so are those of his main opponent, Cellou Dalein Diallo
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