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Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé

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


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    Vol 50 No 9 |
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Brothers and enemies

Kpatcha Gnassingbé was arrested on 12 April (AC Vol 50 No 8) charged with plotting a coup d'état against his elder half-brother Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé President of Togo since 2005...


    Vol 50 No 8 |
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His father's son

Hours later State Prosecutor Robert Bakaï accused Kpatcha a long-time rival of his half-brother President Faure Gnassingbé of organising a coup d’état...

Since Faure Gnassingbé seized power after the death of his father President Gnassingbé Eyadéma in 2005 relations between Faure and Kpatcha have been icy...


Before and after the voting

Low-key and mild-mannered President Faure Gnassingbé has the advantage of not being his late father the brutal dictator Gnassingbé Eyadéma...


Kingmakers and charlatans

However despite qualified approval by European election observers the victory of President Faure Gnassingbé’s ruling Rassemblement du Peuple Togolais (RPT) was rejected by the two main opposition parties...


Annivesaries and elections

There is concern as to whether Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé is gradually being forgiven for the way he inherited power from his late father Gnassingbé Eyadéma...


    Vol 47 No 19 |
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Back in the fold

This follows the 20 August 'Comprehensive Political Accord' between President Faure Gnassingbé's government and the main opposition...


Oil and oligarchs

This was launched by President Faure Gnassingbé in November and would involve the opposition around the Union des Forces de Changement (UFC) of Gilchrist Olympio...


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