The Ghanaian president's project to revive plans to develop an integrated bauxite-to-aluminium industry in the country is starting to attract would-be investors, including one as yet unidentified European company.
Turkey's diplomats have been hard-wired to reject military rule ever since the failed 2016 coup attempt in Ankara, but they now find themselves having to make pragmatic choices with Guinea's new leaders to maintain an air of influence.
Lidya Madencilik, the Ahmet Calik-led company which set up in Guinea in late 2019 to explore the country's mining potential in partnership with the mines ministry, has given details of the areas it is most interested in developing.
Turkish conglomerate Calik's electricity subsidiary has set up shop in the DR Congo, where it plans to develop solar projects with the US entrepreneur Rubar Sandi.
Riding on the honeymoon phase of Ankara and Conakry's political and economic relations (WAN 811), Turkish billionaire Ahmet Calik, who is close to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has secured a strategic mining alliance with the Guinean government.