Mafory Bangoura

Guinean activist and politician (1910—1976) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Mafory Bangoura, or Hadja Aissatou Mafory Bangoura (born circa 1910, died 1976 in Bucharest) was an activist for an independent Guinea, and post-independence a politician holding the post of Minister for Social Affairs in the 1970s. Known as the 'Women's President of Guinea', her portrait featured on the one syli banknote, issued in 1981.

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Mafory Bangoura
Portrait of Bangoura from one syli note
Minister for Social Affairs
Appointed byAhmed Sékou Touré
Parliamentary groupDemocratic Party of Guinea