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African leaders : guiding the new millennium

Author: Alan Rake
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"African Leaders: Guiding the New Millenium provides profiles of Africa's leaders and their main political rivals, concentrating on the presidents and military rulers in power and those most likely to replace them. Each profile assesses the character and career of the specific leader and is followed by a comprehensive chronological life history for rapid reference to key dates and times. The profiles are pressented  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rake, Alan.
African leaders.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001
(OCoLC)604334371
Online version:
Rake, Alan.
African leaders.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001
(OCoLC)609347480
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Rake
ISBN: 0810840197 9780810840195
OCLC Number: 45890407
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Algeria: Abdelaziz Bouteflika --
Angola: Jose Eduardo dos Santos --
Benin: Mathieu Kerekou --
Botswana: Festus Mogae --
Burkina Faso: Blaise Compaore --
Burundi: Pierre Buyoya --
Cameroon: Paul Biya --
Cape Verde: Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro and Carlos Veiga --
Central African Republic: Ange Felix Patasse --
Chad: Idriss Deby --
Republic of Congo: Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Pascal Lissouba --
Cote d'Ivoire: Laurent Gbagbo, Robert Guei, and Alassane Ouattara --
Egypt: Muhammad Hosni Mubarak --
Equatorial Guinea: Teodoro Nguema Mbasogo Obiang --
Eritrea: Issayas Afeworki --
Ethiopia: Meles Zenawi --
Gabon: Omar Bongo --
Gambia: Yahya Jammeh --
Ghana: Jerry Rawlings --
Guinea: Lansana Conte --
Kenya: Daniel arap Moi --
Lesotho: King Letsie III --
Liberia: Charles Taylor --
Libya: Muammar Qaddafi --
Madagascar: Didier Ratsiraka --
Malawi: Bakili Muluzi --
Mali: Alpha Konare --
Mauritania: Maawiya Ould Sid' Ahmed Taya --
Mauritius: Navinchandra Ramgoolam --
Morocco: King Sidi Mohammed VI --
Mozambique: Joaquim Chissano --
Namibia: Samuel Nujoma --
Nigeria: Olusegun Obasanjo --
Rwanda: Paul Kagame --
Sao Tome e Principe: Miguel Trovoada --
Senegal: Abdou Diouf and Abdoulaye Wade --
Seychelles: France-Albert Rene --
Sierra Leone: Ahmad Tejan Kabbah --
Somalia: Hussein Mohamed Aideed --
South Africa: Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki --
Suda: Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir --
Swaziland: King Mswati III --
Tanzania: Benjamin Mkapa --
Togo: Etienne Eyadema --
Tunisia: Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali --
Uganda: Yoweri Museveni --
Zambia: Frederick Chiluba and Benjamin Mwila --
Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai.
Responsibility: Alan Rake.
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