Jump to navigation

Vol 43 No 2

Published 25th January 2002


Benin

Bio's bio

Benin's Finance Minister, Abdoulaye Bio Tchane, will take over as the International Monetary Fund's Africa Department chief next month. He was once tipped as a potential prime minister but his career at the western Franc Zone's central bank in Senegal left him no time to build a political base at home. His promotion might have upset the powerful Bruno Amoussou, who helpfully lent credibility to President Mathieu Kérékou's re-election last year by standing as a no-hoper in the second round after a discouraged Nicéphore Soglo withdrew (AC Vol 42 No 6).

End of preview - This article contains approximately 289 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.


If you have a print subscription already, click here for a password that gives you full access to the website.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.