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François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande

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


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More boots on the ground

The loss of two soldiers just days into the Opération Sangaris deployment in Central African Republic reminded French President François Hollande of the human – and political – risks associated with military interventions in Africa...


The mystery ship deal

There is particular interest in the purchase of a fleet of trawlers and patrol boats for over 300 million euros which was negotiated by President Armando Guebuza before his meeting with France's President François Hollande in Paris on 27 September...


Ransom? Moi?

Delight at the safe release of French hostages Thierry Dol Marc Féret Daniel Larribe and Pierre Legrand on 29 October was dampened by suggestions that President François Hollande's approval of a 20 million euro ransom was responsible...


    Vol 54 No 20 |
  • MALI

Keïta’s test of words and deeds

M6 scores pointsYet when President François Hollande spoke at the inaugural celebration he pointedly cited the role of French troops in liberating the Saharan towns of Kidal Tessalit and Aguelhok – all within the MNLA's concept of Azawad – as final steps towards restoring Mali's territorial integrity...


Countdown in Addis

French President François Hollande European Union President José Manuel Barroso and China’s Vice-Premier Wang Yang followed on but United States Secretary of State John Kerry and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declined to make their speeches perhaps to avoid the indignity of talking to a near empty room...


    Vol 54 No 11 |
  • CHAD

Déby’s enemies crowd in

Early in his term President François Hollande associated Déby only with the disappearance in 2008 of his friend Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh a respected figure in the Socialist International...


    Vol 54 No 10 |
  • MALI

EU brings budget support

President Dioncounda Traoré European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and French President François Hollande will jointly chair the conference...


Keeping up with the Compaorés

The arrival of President François Hollande at the Elysée Palace in May 2012 has not fundamentally changed relations between Paris and Ouagadougou...


The campaign stretches out

Initially French President François Hollande’s government had said that all French troops would be out after elections were organised: they are scheduled for July...


The power of the south

Even her former husband South African President Jacob Zuma praised French President François Hollande’s efforts to consult African leaders before launching the Mali operation...


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