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François Bozizé Yangouvonda

Date of Birth: 14 October 1946


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Blood returns to Bangui

This and the apparent preparedness of Anti-Balaka for the unrest has led to speculation in Bangui that activists of ex-President François Bozizé's party, Kwa Na Kwa, may have been involved...


Diamonds’ best friend

In 2009, the then Minister of Mining, Sylvain Ndoutingaï, President François Bozizé's right-hand man, tried to set up a similar company with disastrous results that contributed strongly to the country's fiscal crisis...


Allies lose faith

Born into an old Central African family of Muslim traders, he was not linked to the Muslim Séléka militia and after 2005 had tense relations with the then President, François Bozizé Yangouvonda...

Born into an old Central African family of Muslim traders, he was not linked to the Muslim Séléka militia and after 2005 had tense relations with the then President, François Bozizé Yangouvonda...


Regional leaders take charge

It was France which encouraged Luanda to re-engage with CAR after years of indifference stemming largely from Luanda’s good though lacklustre relations with CAR’s ex-President François Bozizé...


Unhappy birthday

They back deposed President Michel Djotodia, a Muslim who, before he overthrew President François Bozizé in March 2013, was CAR Consul in Nyala (AC Vol 54 No 7, Séléka takes power)...


Violence takes new shapes

Less than half of them support the return to power of ex-President François Bozizé, who has been sending supplies to Anti-Balaka on a large scale for several months...

His boss, François Bozizé, travels widely in the region, often staying in Kampala, Uganda, before travelling to Congo-Kinshasa and Cameroon to organise supplies for his supporters in CAR...


Fears for the new regime

Questions are also being asked about the lack of action against ex-President François Bozizé and his supporters, who may control more than half the Anti-Balaka units...


Risky hunt for a new leader

Politicians allied to the discredited former President François Bozizé, along with ministers most associated with rampant corruption, may end up as the main beneficiaries of the power vacuum created by the resignation of Michel Djotodia, according to sources in Paris and Bangui...


On the brink

Tension between Christians and Muslims – stirred up by Séléka militia and supporters of ousted President François Bozizé – is extremely high...


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