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Margaret Hilda Thatcher (Baroness Thatcher)

Date of Birth: 13 October 1925
Place of Birth: Grantham, Lincolnshire
Died: 8 April 2013


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Skeletons in the cupboard

He is understood to have used his connections at the highest level of Gaddafi's government to help the Bermuda-based Magna Holdings, chaired by Margaret Thatcher's senior foreign policy advisor Charles Powell, to set up investments in Libya...


Spinning Africa in Europe

The UK's largest public relations firm, founded by Lord Timothy Bell, a former election advisor to the late British Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Bell Pottinger has now cut its ties with the controversial Gupta family – which has a close business relationship with South African President Jacob Zuma and his family – after losing two major clients with ties to South Africa because of their concern about its contract with Oakbay Investments, the Guptas' holding company (AC Vol 57 No 21, Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit)...


Welcome back, General

Ibrahim Babangida – seen by the then UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as Nigeria's most pro-Western leader – seized power in a palace coup in August 1985...


How to win friends

Then, on his return from British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, the ostensible ‘good cop’ Vice-President Scott made comments about South African President Jacob Zuma: he compared him to apartheid-era President F...


See you in court in Beirut

’ Mann’s promise to repeat in the British courts his claim that Mark Thatcher, son of former Premier Margaret Thatcher, and Lebanese businessman Ely Calil were the financial kingpins in the 2004 plot to overthrow Obiang has been welcomed in Malabo...


Africa dons its Commonwealth cap

The summits at Nassau, Vancouver and Kuala Lumpur (which pushed Margaret Thatcher on sanctions against apartheid South Africa) and the ground-breaking Eminent Persons Group of 1986 were high points under Ramphal...


Zuma's surprise package

We hear Tim Bell, a public relations advisor to British Conservative former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, has been helpful in shaping Zuma's personal strategy...


The next election deadline

With the help of his London representative, David Gifford (an associate of Margaret Thatcher's image-maker Tim Bell) Babangida wants to sway Western (and Nigerian) opinion in his favour after his role in the 12 June 1993 election cancellation...


Madam President

Known as the 'Iron Lady', Johnson-Sirleaf is often compared to Britain's former Premier Margaret Thatcher...


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