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Date of Birth: 06/05/1953
Place of Birth: Edinburgh


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Condé strikes out on his own

At his 15 December inauguration, attended by 13 African heads of state, there was no sign of the United States' billionaire philanthropist George Soros, whose pro-accountability organisations helped him in his first term, nor the British former Prime Minister Tony Blair, nor even of his friend and fellow veteran of the Paris events of May 1968, the French politician Bernard Kouchner (AC Vol 52 No 8, George Soros offers some tips)...

Malado Kaba, 44, an expert in macroeconomic and public finance who used to be with Tony Blair's Africa Governance Initiative...


Curses and compliance

Until very recently, the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), launched in 2002 by then British Prime Minister Tony Blair, was widely seen as the gold standard for regulating mining industry relations with the countries they operate in...


Guelleh battles in court

Representing Guelleh in Court, Lord Charles Falconer, who was Lord Chancellor under Prime Minister Tony Blair, argued that Boreh's allegations were 'factually irrelevant' to the dispute in hand over the Doraleh Container Terminal concessions...


Presiding without policy

In mid-February Kenyatta met British ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair and agreed to receive presidential policy-implementation advisors from Blair's African Governance Initiative, a service no Kenyan remembers asking for...


Welcome back, General

Apart from the Chatham House speech and question-and-answer session, energetically chaired by a British former High Commissioner to Nigeria, Sir Richard Gozney, Buhari met former Prime Ministers Gordon Brown and Tony Blair, and current Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, Philip Hammond...


A dream deferred

British former Prime Minister Tony Blair made the keynote speech at last month's Mining Indaba, which the media were barred from recording...


Kagame mourns – and warns

Britain was represented by Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary William Hague, as well as Kagame's erstwhile advisor, former Prime Minister Tony Blair, whose African Governance Initiative works in Kigali...


Condé’s rainbow fades away

Others include the billionaire philanthropist George Soros, who helped to draft the new Mining Code, and British former Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is reported to lobby mining companies on behalf of Condé’s government (AC Vol 53 No 13, A new battle to control the mines & Who's who in the Guinea loan saga & AC Vol 53 No 12, Faultlines in the foundations)...


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