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Jacques Foccart

Date of Birth: (31 August 1913
Place of Birth: Ambrières-les-Vallées, France
Died: 19 March 1997


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Too close to call

Support among the Gbaka people of Bangui and the south won him 20 per cent of the vote in 1993 when he came third despite the support of the Elysée Palace's late power-broker Jacques Foccart and part of the French right-wing...


Une autre entente

While there is a growing consensus on Africa policy between Blair’s Labour Party and Jospin’s Parti Socialiste news of such innovation hasn’t yet persuaded the Elysée’s Africa cellule where would-be successors to Jacques Foccart such as long-time Ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire Michel Dupuch insist that Africa policy is best conducted at president-to-president level through ‘Big Men’ and their personal envoys...


Uglier turns

Despite the Socialist government' sreforms Maïnassara' schampionsinParisinclude Fernand Wibaux number two to the late Jacques Foccart in President Jacques Chirac's ‘unofficial' Africa policy cell at the Elysée Palace...


Franco-phoney war

The decline of the old Francophonie was symbolised this year by the death of the old Gaullist manipulator Jacques Foccart marked by the collapse of Mobutu Sese Seko's regime in what used to be Zaïre and continued at the Francophone summit in Hanoi on 14-16 November...


'I'll go home to die'

Lissouba visited Paris on 3-6 September to stay in his sumptuous house in the Rue de Prony (nearby the late Jacques Foccart's home) – and to ask for French help...


Nouveaux venus

Yet whereas the last PS President François Mitterrand tried to maintain his own Jacques Foccart-style network there is even talk now that a major vehicle of Gaullist-style influence the Cooperation Ministry may be restructured...


Pas si joli

André Tarallo a veteran of the late Jacques Foccart's politico-financial network in Africa was until April President of Elf-Gabon...


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