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France has chosen an atypical figure to succeed Joel Meyer as French ambassador in Nouakchott. Pierre Thenard, 61, is head [...]
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While career diplomats and ministers are the public face of France's dealings with Africa, a new generation of forty-something technocrats, advisors and development specialists, many of whom are graduates of France's grandes ecoles, are now taking an interest in the [. [...]