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George Soros

Date of Birth: 12/08/1930
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary


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Everyone's fault but Zuma's

This narrative also covers foreign funders of local non-governmental organisations which criticise the government, including billionaire philanthropists George Soros and Bill Gates...


Electoral test for Condé

If he is not intending to seek a third term, then it can still suit his purposes to keep his political enemies guessing, even if it does tarnish his democratic credentials and would upset his supporters in the West, such as the billionaire philanthropist George Soros...


It’s the contract election

There is also some puzzlement about why negotiations between Ghana and a company owned by Hungarian financier-philanthropist George Soros and former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to supply the turbines at a much cheaper price were suddenly abandoned in favour of the Ameri deal...

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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)...


Red flag over Africa

He is well known for his aggressive expansion, which saw him fervently courting George Soros and winning the financier’s backing in 2007...


Clash of the dynasties

All the presidential candidates except Banda have attended debates supported by the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, which is backed by the billionaire philanthropist George Soros...


Condé tests Steinmetz

The committee operates under the control of Condé, who ordered the mining contracts review in 2012 and has been taking advice from his friend George Soros, the Hungarian-born billionaire philanthropist (AC Vol 53 No 4, The gamble for Simandou)...


Unsuccessful successions

The state-owned weekly Sunday Mail claims Tsvangirai is coming under pressure from billionaire George Soros, who from the start has been one of the party’s most important financiers...


Keeping Simandou on track

President Alpha Condé’s advisor and friend, the financier and philanthropist George Soros, hosted a meeting on 17 June to celebrate agreement that the development of the Simandou iron ore deposit, led by Rio Tinto, was a good thing...


The fight for Mount Simandou

After his election in December 2011, Condé sought advice from billionaire George Soros on how to boost government revenue from the mining sector...


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