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Gnassingbé Eyadéma

Date of Birth: 26 December 1935
Place of Birth: Kozah, Kara Region, Togo
Died: 5 February 2005

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    Vol 46 No 4 |
  • TOGO

Not a good start

After years of affording President Gnassingbé Eyadéma the respect due to Africa's longest serving head of state the international community has come down hard on the machinations that allowed his son Faure Gnassingbé to take over...

The next caliph

When President Gnassingbé Eyadéma's son Faure Gnassingbé inherited Togo's presidency Gabonese watched closely...

Bongo for ever

At 69 he is Africa's longest-serving ruler after President Gnassingbé Eyadéma of Togo and a decade ago was wobbling under opposition pressure...

Peace, or else

Talks have begun with the demoralised opposition but there is no early prospect of change to President Gnassingbé Eyadéma's 38-year dictatorship...

Faustian deal

France's Jacques Chirac sent congratulations - as did Africa's doyen Togolese President Gnassingbé Eyadéma whom Ben Ali still lags many years behind...

Chirac's man

But the Gabonese President-for-life is a more palatable mediator than Togo's President-for-life Gnassingbé Eyadéma Africa's senior leader who made the running in the early stages of the peace process...

Replaying the aid game

Togo's President Gnassingbé Eyadéma will wish success to Michel Scarbonchi (United European Left) who advocates resuming aid and defeat to his main critic German Christian Democrat Konrad Schwaiger...

    Vol 45 No 2 |
  • TOGO

Succession rumble

General Gnassingbé Eyadéma has not appeared in public since the Liberation Day celebrations on 13 January date of President Sylvanus Olympio's murder and Eyadéma's seizure of power in 1967...

    Vol 44 No 21 |
  • TOGO

Lomé abstention

The two former masters now disagree about Togo's dubious democracy and its 35-year President Gnassingbé Eyadéma 65...

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