Alpha Condé (äl´fä kōn´dā), 1938–, Guinean political leader, president of Guinea (2010–). He lived in France from the age of 15, attended the Sorbonne, and was a professor at the Univ. of Paris. The leader of the Rally of the People of Guinea (RPG), he headed the Guinean opposition in exile for many years. He returned to Guinea in 1991 and two years later ran unsuccessfully against President Lansana Conté in Guinea's first multiparty election. Condé again ran and lost in the 1998 presidential election; after that contest he was arrested, charged with sedition, and sentenced to five years in prison. provoking strong international protest. He was released (2001) following a presidential pardon. Banned from politics, Condé again left for France, but returned home in 2005. In 2010 he again ran for the presidency, winning the office after a runoff. He survived an assassination attempt in July, 2011.
"Condé, Alpha." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (August 19, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/conde-alpha
"Condé, Alpha." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved August 19, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/conde-alpha
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.