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Central African Republic

Faustin-Archange Touadéra

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


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UN clashes with Wagner worsen

Like his Gabonese predecessor Parfait Onanga-Anyanga he was an uncritical supporter of President Faustin Archange Touadéra who has yoked his future to the Kremlin (AC Vol 60 No 6 New man for the horn)...

Lacroix championed her appointment because of the strong link between Rwanda and President Faustin Archange Touadéra's government...


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...


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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...

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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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