Hollande

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2014
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by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Remarks by His Excellency, President GoodluckEbele Jonathan, GCFR At the Ngeria-France Business Roundtable, Thursday, 27th February, 2014 1. I welcome you all to the Nigeria-France Business Roundtable. Let me especially recognize President Francoise Hollande, who indeed, ha...
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Jan 21st, 2013
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By Sharif Nashashibi Just 10 days into its military intervention in Mali, there are already signs that France may have taken on more than it bargained for. The West African country may become to French President Francois Hollande what Iraq was for U.S. President George Bush and British Prime Minister...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 15th, 2013
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By Mark John and John Irish | Reuters (Reuters) – Just as its leaders were defining a new “hands-off” strategy for Africa, France has been thrust onto the front line of one of the continent’s riskiest battlefields deep in the desert of Mali. President Francois Hollande’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 14th, 2013
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Unpopular in the polls and accused of dithering on the economy, France’s Francois Hollande is in decisive mode when it comes to the situation in Mali. France’s sudden military intervention in its former colony Mali to contain Islamist militant groups which have gained control of the deser...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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Spoken fifty years after the former colony’s independence, French President’s words did not constitute the “apology” demanded by several Algerian political parties, argues Oussama Romdhani. On the second day of his first visit to Algeria, French President Francois Hollande stood up before both chambe...
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May 7th, 2012
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Title: President Zuma congratulates Hollande Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has joined international leaders in congratulating Francois Hollande following the French socialist party leader’s victory in the country’s presidential runoff on Sunday. Hollande won an estimated 51.05 per...
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May 6th, 2012
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Francois Hollande became France’s first socialist president in 17 years on Sunday, ousting conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in what one observer called an “earth-shaking” election. With 95 per cent of the ballots counted, official results showed Hollande with 51.6 per cent of ...