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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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The voters' friend

Togo's President Gnassingbé Eyadéma would also need an exit strategy to ensure a retirement free of awkward questions about the circumstances surrounding the killing of Sylvanus Olympio and his treatment of his opponents while in office...

Rightist regime

So there will be a welcome if few favours for the African leaders who claim to be Chirac's friends notably Presidents Omar Bongo (Gabon) Gnassingbé Eyadéma (Togo) Lansana Conté (Guinea) Paul Biya (Cameroon) and Denis Sassou-Nguesso once lauded by Chirac as the man to hold Congo-Brazzaville together (AC Vol 42 No 25)...

    Vol 43 No 11 |
  • MALI

He's back

He regards soldiering and politics as mutually exclusive and has little taste for dinosaurs such as Togo's Gnassingbé Eyadéma...

Bank accountability

A Kenyan academic Michael Chege linked poverty to authoritarianism theft of state resources and commissions on contracts under regimes such as those of Cameroon's Paul Biya Gabon's Omar Bongo Kenya's Daniel arap Moi Togo's Gnassingbé Eyadéma and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe...

    Vol 43 No 9 |
  • MALI

Recycled general

ATT retired from the army last September; he has supporters as diverse as former United States' President Jimmy Carter and Togo's President Gnassingbé Eyadéma...

Unconstructive engagement

Yet France and the European Union suspended aid to President Gnassingbé Eyadéma's Togo in 1993 because of a 'democracy deficit'...

On Blaise's trail

After Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade suggested late last month that Belgium should extradite Habré senior figures in the ruling Rassemblement du Peuple Togolais noticeably stepped up their campaign to change the constitution to keep Gnassingbé Eyadéma at the helm after 2003...

    Vol 42 No 18 |
  • TOGO

The Chile factor

With 34 years in power and reason to fear retirement President Gnassingbé Eyadéma shows signs of joining the club of presidents seeking to hang on in power...

Hunting lobby

France suspended aid to President Gnassingbé Eyadéma's regime in Togo in the early 1990s but still provides small-scale training for his soldiers on the grounds that it may make them less likely to commit abuses...

The last summit

Just to remind them outgoing OAU Chairman Gnassingbé Eyadéma spoke haltingly for an hour and a quarter from a printed text about the important work the organisation had achieved under his leadership...

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