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Tony Blair (Anthony Charles Lynton Blair)

Date of Birth: 6 May 1953
Place of Birth: Edinburgh


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No EITI for UK

Asked why Britain would not take part even though EITI was originally a British idea sponsored by Premier Tony Blair in 2002 Department for International Development (DfID) press officers said that although ‘the UK is already a strong international supporter of the EITI and transparency in the extractives sector ’ it was ‘not appropriate’ for Britain to join because it was not ‘resource rich’ by the International Monetary Fund’s definition...


You can take the Africa out of Libya

Its first big non-financial deal came in May 2007 when it established a joint venture with BP brokered by Britain’s outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair advised by Sir Mark Allen the former Counter-Terrorism Director of Britain’s MI6...


Condé drives a hard bargain

Among the visitors last month were British former Prime Minister Tony Blair and a 35-strong delegation from a French business lobby the Mouvement des Entreprises de France (Medef) as well as several guests of Guinean entrepreneur Aboubacar Danfakha head of the local concern Groupe Tifa-Guinée...


Prosperity and paranoia

Yet the enthusiasm of British International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell a former Royal Tank Regiment officer for Kagame’s rule is undiminished and former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s African Governance Initiative is still sending young British professionals to work in Rwanda’s civil service...


Uneasy lies the head

Khamis Abu Minyar el Gadaffi and the deal was facilitated by British ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair...


Rust never sleeps

ArcelorMittal Essar’s strongest rival dropped out of the bidding because Lakshmi Mittal’s close ties to former British Prime Minster Tony Blair irritate Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe...


Massaging the message

Kagame's other international friends - such as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon British ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair and United States ex-President Bill Clinton - had no such reservations about glad-handing the Rwandan leader...


FPR dissidents break cover

Three days after the first bombing a prominent Hutu sought refuge in the British High Commission in Kigali in a stage-managed operation that embarrassed Whitehall which remains close to President Paul Kagame’s government not least through British ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair...


Protection in the arms bazaar

Lobbying from British Premier Tony Blair helped secure the Tanzania contract despite opposition from the late Foreign Secretary Robin Cook Development Minister Clare Short and the World Bank...


Problems on the home front

Dissenters claim she was promoted at the behest of Kagame's backer and British ex-Premier Tony Blair as well as for her extremely close ties to Emmanuel Ndahiro National Security Advisor and intelligence director...


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