Politics has become much less erratic, the state is much more predictable, and its institutions work in a more regular fashion. Nonetheless, corruption remains endemic and personal presidential control is still the dominant political pattern.

Economic growth is promising, major fiscal and economic indicators are healthy, and the Ebola-induced crisis is fully overcome. However, Guinea is still one of the poorest countries in the world and around 70% of Guineans live in poverty.

The government has been determined and well able to implement its own policies. Much needed reforms of the military, reintroduction of an economic policy framework after several years of chaotic pillage, and construction of hydroelectric dams to provide electricity to Guinea and the wider region have all moved forward.

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