Guinea President retains Magassouba as Mines Minister
Mining News Pro - Guinea President Alpha Conde has retained Abdoulaye Magassouba as mines minister overseeing the West African nation`s bauxite, iron-ore, gold and diamond wealth, according to a decree read on state television on Thursday.

Magassouba was first appointed to the position in January 2016. Under his tenure, exports of bauxite - the main ore source of aluminium - have risen to over 60-million tonnes per year from around 22-million tonnes in 2015.

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