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Angela Dorothea Merkel

Date of Birth: 17 July 1954
Place of Birth: Hamburg, Germany


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No last trump for AGOA

On 19 June, German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised that leaders would 'speak again at the EU Africa Summit in November about how we need to renegotiate them [the EPAs]', a clear hint that the European Commission may be told to reopen the agreements...


UK vote stalls trade talks

While British politicians recover from a turbulent campaign and prepare for another election, possibly inside the next twelve months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted her much anticipated Group of Twenty Conference on Africa in Berlin on 12 June (AC Vol 58 No 11, )...


Germany's turn to Africa

Few would have expected Africa to be the focus of Chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership of the Group of Twenty, whose presidency rotates annually...


Hot-money boost for economy

Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Cairo on 2 March underlines the importance that the most powerful European country attaches to its economic and political ties to Egypt...


Bouteflika unbowed

The last-minute cancellation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit due to Bouteflika's 'temporary indisposition' on 20 February led several sources to talk of a very serious situation...


Money and the military

Germany, whose Chancellor Angela Merkel on 31 December said that 'Islamist terrorism' was the greatest threat to her country is, like Britain, trying to use Khartoum to block African migration (AC Vol 57 No 6, The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Colliding worlds

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's two-day visit to Bamako and Niamey on 9-10 October, which coincided with the kidnapping of a United States' aid worker in Niger, might prove a reality check...


Sahel on the Rhine

The Sahel has become a priority for Berlin over the past year, with Chancellor Angela Merkel despatching 650 troops to join the United Nations' peacekeeping force in Mali, the Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (Minusma; AC Vol 57 No 1, Tough people, weak leader)...


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Tough people, weak leader

The troops were pledged by Chancellor Angela Merkel after the 13 November terrorist attacks in Paris, in part to ease the workload on the French military machine...


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