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François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande

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


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Memories of regimes past

His main qualifications seem to have been his membership of France's Parti socialiste and writing a book to which French President François Hollande wrote the foreword...


Rabat's Cold War manoeuvre

Relations with French President François Hollande's government which were poor after a 2014 diplomatic spat have revived as France has sought Morocco's expertise in tackling threats from jihadists...


Drawing a line in Libya

France's President François Hollande Italian Premier Matteo Renzi and United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron – said to be 'still very interested in Libya' despite his current European preoccupation – are driving Libya policy as the 'P-3' grouping at the same time as they are deeply involved in efforts to stem the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean...

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Blaise the Ivorian

He has been a strong ally of Ouattara's and is under investigation in France over the financing of his election campaign in 2012 when he lost to François Hollande...


Issayas looks north

French President François Hollande said on 11 November that while the EU had to deliver in terms of international aid to curb the flow of migrants from Africa maximum pressure should be applied to Eritrea's leaders to address the situation of why migrants were leaving...


The General's last days

Kafando's first telephone conversation was with French President François Hollande which rekindled his spirits...

The French Ambassador to Ouagadougou Gilles Thibault told Burkinabè media that when French President François Hollande was on a visit to Morocco he neither saw nor spoke to Compaoré which does not clarify things any further...


The people take on the putschists

Compaoré's importance to the multinational effort against regional jihadists did not prevent either French President François Hollande or the USA whose military was equally enthusiastic about Diendéré from condemning the coup...

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On the road

Expected in Paris on 14-15 September for a regional security conference President Muhammadu Buhari will attend a series of bilateral meetings with President François Hollande Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Defence Minister Jean-Yves le Drian and the presidential Africa Advisor Hélène le Gal...


Dash for gas cash

The deal – which involves the French shipbuilding company Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie – was one of the subjects Nyusi discussed with President François Hollande during his visit to France in late July we hear...


Attack prompts security reshuffle

The PM is said to have seen Commerce Minister Benyounes as a potential threat to his succession ambitions while he also reportedly fell out with Abdeslam Bouchouareb over the powerful Industry and Mines Minister's promotion of investments by French motor giants Renault and Peugeot (enthusiastically backed by President François Hollande) – suggesting this month's changes are due to a range of motivations...


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