Amadou Salif Kebe
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Amadou Salif Kebe chairperson of Guinea’s elections body has died of the coronavirus according to French online news portal, Jeune Afrique. The Independent Electoral Commission, CENI, in a statement confirmed that Kebe had died on Friday, April 17, 2020; it did not mention the cause of death. The Jeune Afrique report, however, cites persons close to the deceased confirming that he died on the virus which he is believed to have contracted during the last elections held in the West African country. The polls of March 22 involved a controversial referendum staunchly resisted by the opposition and a partial parliamentary election. It was met with violence that resulted in the loss of lives. As of April 18, Guinea’s file had 477 confirmed cases with 59 recoveries and three deaths