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Tony Blair

Date of Birth: 06/05/1953
Place of Birth: Edinburgh


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Deep sea intrigue

The case is now being heard at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), with the Gambian government being represented by lawyers from United Kingdom-based Omnia Strategy, the law firm and consultancy founded and chaired by the British barrister, Cherie Booth QC, who is married to Tony Blair, the former British prime minister...

Her husband, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, visited Banjul at least twice in 2017 and had 'behind closed-door' meetings with President Adama Barrow, reportedly advising him on issues including electricity, tourism, health and agriculture...

The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI) confirmed to Africa Confidential that Blair had been 'working with President Barrow and the Gambian administration following the country's historic return to democracy...


Signals of change

The wife of Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair runs the law firm Omnia Strategy, which is expanding its African client base...


A date with destiny

Saraki has retained London communications consultants Aequitas, which helped Britain's Labour Party to remake its image under Tony Blair in the mid-1990s, but he has to overcome not only his feud with Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the unproven perceptions of corruption and elite entitlement, but also the challenge of Kwara, a state too 'south' for the north and too 'north' for the south...

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Less Blair for Africa

Never known for keeping a low profile, British former Prime Minister Tony Blair has been in the news again with the launch of his Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI)...


Condé strikes out on his own

At his 15 December inauguration, attended by 13 African heads of state, there was no sign of the United States' billionaire philanthropist George Soros, whose pro-accountability organisations helped him in his first term, nor the British former Prime Minister Tony Blair, nor even of his friend and fellow veteran of the Paris events of May 1968, the French politician Bernard Kouchner (AC Vol 52 No 8, George Soros offers some tips)...

Malado Kaba, 44, an expert in macroeconomic and public finance who used to be with Tony Blair's Africa Governance Initiative...


Curses and compliance

Until very recently, the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), launched in 2002 by then British Prime Minister Tony Blair, was widely seen as the gold standard for regulating mining industry relations with the countries they operate in...


Guelleh battles in court

Representing Guelleh in Court, Lord Charles Falconer, who was Lord Chancellor under Prime Minister Tony Blair, argued that Boreh's allegations were 'factually irrelevant' to the dispute in hand over the Doraleh Container Terminal concessions...


Presiding without policy

In mid-February Kenyatta met British ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair and agreed to receive presidential policy-implementation advisors from Blair's African Governance Initiative, a service no Kenyan remembers asking for...


Welcome back, General

Apart from the Chatham House speech and question-and-answer session, energetically chaired by a British former High Commissioner to Nigeria, Sir Richard Gozney, Buhari met former Prime Ministers Gordon Brown and Tony Blair, and current Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, Philip Hammond...


A dream deferred

British former Prime Minister Tony Blair made the keynote speech at last month's Mining Indaba, which the media were barred from recording...


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