Jump to navigation

France

François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande

Date of Birth: 12 August 1954
Place of Birth: Rouen


Displaying 11-20 out of 95 results.

Sex, rebels and Paris trips

Condé found more international acclaim in Paris where he was among the last foreign leaders to visit outgoing French President François Hollande in an elaborate two-day programme ending on 12 April...


Guelleh quells opponents

During an official visit to Paris last month President François Hollande received Guelleh at the Elysée albeit for the first time in five years...


Naval deal under spotlight

Hydroquest is also French and CEO Jean-François Simon accompanied French President François Hollande on official visits to Angola in 2015 and 2016...


    Vol 58 No 2 |
  • MALI

The South fails the North

If he is elected he is likely to maintain the strong military commitment to the Sahel established by President François Hollande although he wants other European countries to join in...


Out with the Ould

Yet being outside the Economic Community of West African States Mauritania would be spared the regional peer pressure Gambia is experiencing while the departure of United States President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande may well ease international pressures over governance and democracy...


Vote row threatens economy

The fallout from Gabon's election triggered significant criticism from President François Hollande's government which has sought to distance itself from the Françafrique networks of the past while the Paris judiciary has conducted several investigations into property belonging to the Bongo clan...


Paris sends Sahel signal

More than 30 African leaders meet today (13 January) in Bamako marking President François Hollande's farewell to the continent and a restatement of France's commitment to fight jihadism in the region...


The scramble for the spoils

The deaths of the three French operatives prompted President François Hollande to confirm his government's involvement admitting that French forces were carrying out 'dangerous intelligence operations' in the country...


Old guards try new uniforms

Kaboré has also increased his foreign visits: he made a state visit to Paris in April meeting French President François Hollande; he went to Saudi Arabia in May where he reportedly promised Burkinabè troops for Riyadh's war in Yemen; and he went to Belgium in June looking for development aid...


Displaying 11-20 out of 95 results.