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Tony Blair (Anthony Charles Lynton Blair)

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


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Undiplomatic closure

The timing of the closure is particularly awkward for Prime Minister Tony Blair's 'big push in Africa'...


The big push comes to shove

Another rift opened between Washington and London/Brussels when the European Union's Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson (a close political ally of British Prime Minister Tony Blair) criticised the US failure to act after the World Trade Organisation ruled its subsidies to its local cotton farmers to be illegal and damaging to developing country cotton exporters...


Back to DC

Frazer takes over the top Africa post two months before the critical Group of Eight (G8) summit in Gleaneagles Scotland where British Prime Minister Tony Blair hopes for US support for his plan to boost aid and investment in Africa and end discriminatory trade rules...


Finding the new Mwalimu

Mkapa has been reluctant to support peacekeeping forces in conflicts such as that in Darfur Sudan but has maintained good relations with the West through his prominent role in the Commission for Africa backed by British Premier Tony Blair...


Mea culpa

At the launch of the Commission for Africa report on 11 March a week after Africa Confidential published an exclusive report on its main findings British Prime Minister Tony Blair insisted that he was prepared to change policy to meet the report's recommendations...


Moral choice

Launched by British Prime Minister Tony Blair at the Earth Summit in South Africa in September 2002 EITI has finally come up with guidelines detailing the obligations of companies and countries signing up...


The Blair report - unveiled

Africa Confidential has obtained a copy of a final draft of the Commission for Africa report due to be launched amid fanfare in London on 11 March 2005 by British Prime Minister Tony Blair...


The Africa Commission: people and money

The Africa Commission comprises 17 Commissioners: Prime Minister Tony Blair; Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown; International Development Minister Hilary Benn; South Africa's Finance Minister Trevor Manuel; Tanzania's President Benjamin Mkapa; Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi; Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund France's Michel Camdessus; Vice-Chairman of China's Foreign Affairs Committee Ji Peiding; Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Kingsley Y...


Wearing green

There are hopes too that all debts will be cancelled under the Commission for Africa promoted by British Premier Tony Blair who promises to take the issue to the Group of Eight (G-8) of the richest nations which Britain chairs this year...


Time to deliver

Gadaffi wanted and got a photo opportunity with Britain's Tony Blair but despite lobbying from the US oil companies that have kept their Libyan concessions Gadaffi has not yet shaken hands with George W...


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