Guinean government has given key ministerial positions to women in the new cabinet.
The new Prime Minister, Mamady Youla officially formed his new cabinet on Monday handing key positions to women.
The 31-strong cabinet has seven women who have taken key ministerial dockets of finance, foreign affairs and mining.
Among the fresh faces of the cabinet is the 44-year-old Malado Kaba, the new Minister of Finance, who spent most of her professional career at the European Commission.
Joining her are Makale Camara, Foreign Minister and Abdoulaye Magassouba, Minister of Mines and Geology.
Kanny Dialo, an economist, is the new Minister of Planning and International Cooperation.
In November, Guinea’s constitutional court formally confirmed President Alpha Condé‘s re-election last September, dismissing opposition claims of vote rigging and fraud.