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François Bozizé Yangouvonda

Date of Birth: 14 October 1946


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Pre-election jitters

As mourners filed away Touadéra's bodyguards smashed the windows of one of the cars of former President François Bozizé seizing his bodyguard's weapons which had been left on the car seats...


Elections and bust

Old schemerAnother reason for the international community to fall in behind Touadéra despite his disadvantages and lack of probity is the candidacy of ex-President François Bozizé the old schemer who was ousted by the Séléka rebels in March 2013 (AC Vol 61 No 15 Clash of the leaders)...


Clash of the leaders

In May and June the big news was that François Bozizé president from 2003 until the Séléka alliance invasion of 2013 and Karim Meckassoua a former minister and the parliamentary Speaker between 2016 and 2018 were preparing a coup along with General Ludovic Ngaifei head of the Forces Armées Centrafricaines (FACA the national army) from 2016 to 2018 (AC Vol 54 No 7 Séléka takes power)...


Elections or bust

Bozizé factorOne major obstacle to Touadéra's victory could be former President François Bozizé the man forced in 2013 to flee the country by the Séléka a mostly Muslim rebel coalition from the country's north who has been back in Bangui since December (AC Vol 54 No 7 Séléka takes power)...


Ministers and militias

The FRPC was the strongest element of the Séléka coalition which invaded the country in 2013 and overthrew President François Bozizé (AC Vol 54 No 7 Séléka takes power)...


Fiscal fails and testing talks

The current situation resembles that prevailing in mid-2012 when it was becoming obvious that the regime of President François Bozizé would not be able to pay government salaries – a key factor in the country's stability (AC Vol 53 No 14)...


Solutions scarce as chaos grows

Although a prime minister under President François Bozizé for five years he was tainted neither by the excesses of that regime nor by the bloodshed later unleashed by the Anti-Balaka (AB) the self-defence units first created by Bozizé after he lost power in March 2013 when fighters of the mainly Muslim Séléka alliance terrorised the population...


Grenades against peace

It seems that Touadéra cannot shake the habits he picked up while prime minister under President François Bozizé (AC Vol 57 No 5 New leader's old problems)...


Concealing disappointment

The two most important factions were there: the pro-Séléka Front populaire pour la renaissance de la Centrafrique (FPRC) led by Noureddine Adam and a large anti-Balaka faction led by Maxime Mokom a relative of ex-President François Bozizé...


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