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Central African Republic

Martin Ziguélé

Date of Birth: 12 February 1957


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Moscow abhors a vacuum

Martin Ziguélé leader of the Mouvement de Libération du Peuple Centrafricain and member of the Socialist International attracted heavy criticism for acquiescing in the witch-hunt of his former ally...


Pledges lack promise

Reconciliation on show President Faustin-Archange Touadéra went to Brussels with Parliament Speaker Karim Meckassoua Prime Minister Mathieu-Simplice Sarandji and teams of key ministers and members of parliament including Martin Ziguélé Emilie Béatrice Epaye and Anicet Georges Dologuélé...


New leader's old problems

Touadéra became the most likely winner of the second round despite his lack of charisma and lack-lustre performance in a television debate in the last days of the campaign because he got the support of 22 of the presidential candidates eliminated in the first round including two of the most prominent Karim Meckassoua and Martin Ziguélé...


Democracy sans frontières

The defeated candidates include Martin Ziguélé who was leading an electoral alliance of different parties and whose own the Mouvement de libération du people centrafricain (MLPC) was thought to be the only one with anything like national appeal...


Risky hunt for a new leader

One of CAR's older politicians Martin Ziguélé leader of the Mouvement de libération du peuple centrafricain is said to despair at the behaviour of some very senior politician friends who have used their office to embezzle funds...


Lords of misrule

The Prime Minister leans towards the Mouvement de libération du peuple centrafricain led by Martin Ziguélé while Djotodia is reconnecting with the Yakoma civil servants who supported President André Kolingba...


South African troops under fire

The former Prime Minister and leader of the Mouvement de libération du peuple centrafricain Martin Ziguélé told Radio France Internationale on 26 March that he believed South African President Jacob Zuma has been ‘dragged along into this wasps’ nest mostly by South African businessmen’ interested in mining but that it was a trap...


The devil you know

In 2005 the presidential party Kwa na Kwa built a coalition against the opposition led by Martin Ziguélé...

Throughout the election period and for no clear reason opposition figures such as Nicolas Tiangaye Martin Ziguélé and Ange-Félix Patassé who died in April were not allowed to leave the country...


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