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Central African Republic

Faustin-Archange Touadéra

Date of Birth: 21 April 1957
Place of Birth: Bangui

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War dogs' old tricks

Wagner is estimated to have about 1 000 'instructors' now in CAR where it started up operations in 2018 to shore up President Faustin Archange Touadéra against rebel groups occupying much of the country...

Choosing Moscow

They helped to secure Bangui and other cities against the poorly organised armed opposition and allowed Faustin-Archange Touadéra to get re-elected President though in debatable conditions (AC Vol 62 No 2 Victory under a cloud)...

Moscow tilt poses risks

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra is doubling down on his dependence on all things Russian – from cyberwar to propaganda to Wagner Group mercenaries and even the diamond trade...

France and Russia tussle in Bangui

After a very public spat with France Central African Republic's President Faustin Archange Touadéra is keeping Russia – a rival of the former colonial power in the region – closely by his side...


Elections and crisis talks at the summit

In Central African Republic the AU faces pressure to organise a more robust response to the crisis where UN Rwandan troops and Russian mercenaries defend Bangui and newly re-elected President Faustin-Archange Touadéra from attack by insurgents and supporters of former President François Bozizé...


Victory under a cloud

After hearing petitions from opposition candidates against the presidential election win of Faustin Archange Touadéra in the December election the Constitutional Court formally confirmed his victory on 18 January even though he took only 52% of the approximate third of the electorate that was able to vote...


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Mapping the long road to recovery

THE YEAR AHEAD IN BRIEFIslamist insurgents to pose an increasing threat to Total's $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique Challenges are likely to the victory of Faustin-Archange Touadéra in Central African Republic's elections as insurgents linked to ex-President François Bozizé capture ground The success of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's plan to consolidate after the military campaign against the Tigray regional government will be tested in June in national elections the first since he took over in 2018 Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo will be sworn in for a second term on 7 January...


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