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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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Outside agents

He denies any connection with the French or Belgian governments; however he is in regular contact with Fernand Wibaux one of the acolytes of veteran Africanist Jacques Foccart...


Low key in Ouaga

Shaken by 1995's domestic unrest he now leaves the subject to the Cooperation Ministry under Godfrain a bastion of old-fashioned Gaullism and to Jacques Foccart and Fernand Wibaux in the Elysée Palace...


Dissonant voices

Veteran Africanist Jacques Foccart whose views are partly shared by his deputy in the Elysée Palace's Africa 'cell' Fernand Wibaux would like French soldiers to move in preferably with UN authorisation to reestablish control of Kivu for Mobutu...


Francophone friends

The French Ministry of Cooperation is guided by protégés of Jacques Foccart the elderly Gaullist fixer who was President Charles de Gaulle's African éminence grise...


Lissouba lite

Ganao has powerful friends though including the aged Jacques Foccart éminence grise of the French Gaullists' African policies and is on good terms with most of Congo's political leaders...


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The boss is back

In in the 1960s Eyadèma was a protégé of Jacques Foccart who was said to run Togo by telephone and is still tremendously influential in Africa...


Chasse gardée

A protégé of veteran Gaullist Africa advisor Jacques Foccart Tarallo maintains important links with African governments...


Pré carré revisted

The political impact of this also reaches the armed forces: conservative Africanists in the ruling Rassemblement pour la République (epitomised by Jacques Foccart) told Chirac that closing French bases in Africa (some 8 000 troops in Central African Republic Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti Gabon and Senegal) would be a grave political error...


Military mumbles

In Paris Bédié was also due to meet Gaullist éminence grise Jacques Foccart (Africa advisor in the Elysée) and former long-serving French Ambassador to Abidjan Michel Dupuch (also an Elysée Africa advisor but eclipsed by Foccart)...


Safer franc?

African governments are worried despite reassurances from Cooperation Minister Jacques Godfrain (a Chirac loyalist) and the presence somewhere in the President's Elysée Palace of Jacques Foccart the octogenarian veteran of French Africa...


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