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Bernard Kouchner

Date of Birth: 1/11/1939
Place of Birth: Avignon, France


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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)...


Condé’s rainbow fades away

They include his old school friend, the French former Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, who helped to secure the contract to operate the Port of Conakry for his friend, the industrialist Vincent Bolloré...


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Mali a l’Amisom

The names of French former Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and Algeria’s Saïd Djinnit, head of the UN Office for West Africa, have also been put forward...


Rewards and realpolitik

A prominent opponent of any bargaining over President Omer's indictment, France's Bernard Kouchner, was sacked from the Foreign Ministry by President Nicolas Sarkozy in December...


Forgotten promises

Guéant, backed by the lawyer Robert Bourgi, who has become a buffer between African leaders and Sarkozy, has much more influence on policy than Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner...


A second, tougher round

Presenting himself as an implacable democrat and reformer, Condé may still have friends from the years in Paris when he was a student alongside France’s foreign minister, Bernard Kouchner...


Realpolitik and resignations

He benefited from Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner’s antipathy to Sarkozy’s diplomatic tactics and carved his own Africa policy niche...


Mine not yours

Condé, a veteran oppositionist, is close to France’s Foreign Minister, Bernard Kouchner, and has ties to Rio Tinto; one of his strongest supporters is Ismael Diakité, an executive with Rio Tinto in Guinea...


World cup shooting

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner organised President Nicolas Sarkozy’s trip to Kigali in February and then Kagame’s attendance at the France-Afrique summit in Nice...


Votes and the mining houses

Condé, an old classmate of France’s Foreign Affairs Minister Bernard Kouchner, has been active in the Socialist International, alongside presidents Laurent Gbagbo of Côte d’Ivoire, José Eduardo dos Santos of Angola and Jacob Zuma of South Africa...


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