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Central African Republic

Faustin-Archange Touadéra

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


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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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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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Pre-election jitters

The funeral of Maryse the late wife of Jean-Serge Bokassa son of the former Central African Republic 'Emperor' Jean-Bedel Bokassa witnessed a serious incident which disrupted the ceremony and caused anxiety about the actions of President Faustin-Archange Touadéra's bodyguard and prospects for a peaceful election this month...


Elections and bust

An atmosphere of indifference pervades most circles but there is excitement among the urban elite as rumours fly about the amount of money changing hands as they speculate on which politicians will shift from opposition to the side of the incumbent President Faustin-Archange Touadéra...


Clash of the leaders

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra failed to win an extension to his term and since then has tried to control the local political process with the same aim in mind...


Elections or bust

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra has failed in his effort to change the constitution so that he could stay in office should this year's planned elections fail to take place because of the Covid-19 pandemic or a dramatic deterioration in security outside Bangui...


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