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Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé

Date of Birth: 6 June 1966
Place of Birth: Afagnan, Togo


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    Vol 61 No 5 |
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Democratic, for a dynast

Outright victory in the first round of the presidential election came for the incumbent President Faure Gnassingbé with 72% of the vote on an impressive 76% turnout...


    Vol 60 No 21 |
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The price of legitimacy

After their boycott of the 2018 legislative polls failed to extract concessions from the regime of President Faure Gnassingbé most of the opposition is returning to the electoral fray for the April 2020 presidential race...


Ghazouani’s modest mandate

This matters at a time when Togo's Faure Gnassingbé is fiercely resisting suggestions that he should quit in 2020 or even 2025 and Guinea's Alpha Condé appears to be preparing to amend the constitution so that he can run for a third successive five-year stint in office...


    Vol 59 No 24 |
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Boycott threatens landslide

President Faure Gnassingbé's ruling party l'Union pour la république (Unir) promises to sweep the board in the parliamentary election on 20 December – but only because the opposition is boycotting what it says will be a rigged contest...


Adieu à Françafrique

The complaint centres around involvement by the Havas PR guru Jean-Philippe Dorent in the election of President Faure Gnassingbé after he succeeded his father Gnassingbé Eyadéma in 2005...


Bibi goes vote shopping

President Faure Gnassingbé's government is under plenty of pressure from a vocal and well-supported opposition already (AC Vol 58 No 7 Plan Bibi for AU & Vol 58 No 17 Bibi rebuffed)...


    Vol 58 No 20 |
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A test for people power

Opponents of President Faure Gnassingbé will stage protests in Montreal Paris and Luxembourg on 7 October to add an international dimension to their campaign against the government's proposals to exempt Gnassingbé from proposed new term limits...


Bibi rebuffed

A vague statement by Israeli foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon on 11 September said President Faure Gnassingbé wanted the event postponed because 'the success of this important event requires significant and complicated preparations...


Friends in African places

This led to a fistfight with the bodyguards of Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé leaving torn uniforms and bloody noses prompting him to cancel his meeting with Netanyahu...


The warning from Ouagadougou

Beyond Burkina Faso's borders the drama is being watched intently in countries whose Presidents are planning to extend their rule namely: Congo-Kinshasa's Joseph Kabila Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso Togo's Faure Gnassingbé Benin's Yayi Boni Djibouti's Omar Guelleh Uganda's Yoweri Museveni Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza and Rwanda's Paul Kagame...


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