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Guinea’s New Leader Will Face Ailing Economy

Guinea is waiting for the outcome of last Sunday’s presidential election. Whoever wins will be faced with rebuilding an economy battered by the country’s Ebola epidemic. Guinea is home to one of the world’s largest untapped sources of iron ore, along with stores of other minerals such as bauxite. But after decades of dictatorship and military rule that only ended in 2010, the country is poor. Over half the population lives in poverty, according to the World Bank. President is asking...

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