Guinea holds first elec­tions

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update -

GUINEA held its first free elec tion yes­ter­day since in­de­pen­dence more than half a cen­tury ago a vote many hope will fi­nally end decades of harsh mil­i­tary rule and launch a new demo­cratic era. On the eve of the bal­lot, the coun try’s junta leader vowed to en­sure

fair­ness and trans­parency.

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