Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders
The second edition of this important biographical reference presents over 300 succinct narrative biographies of some of the most important, influential and powerful people in the world. Covering some 200 countries and territories it profiles every serving head of state and head of government and explains both, the role of the head of state, head of government and the legislature as well as each country's type of government.
Containing biographical profiles of close to 350 world leaders, this book will be essential for anyone needing information on those in power. Entries for each country or territory include:
This new edition is going to be a great asset to reference libraries, as well as governmental and political organizations world-wide.
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After his re - inauguration he appointed François Lonseny Fall as prime minister ,
but Fall resigned two months later , while on a trip to Paris , claiming that Conté
was blocking all attempts at reform and making his job impossible . The post of ...
Within months he was facing popular protest over the continuing poor state of the
economy and from highland ... October of an ambitious public works scheme
called ' To Work ' , and himself took a voluntary 33 % pay cut the following month .
Later in the month the Commonwealth even suspended Zimbabwe for 12 months
after reluctant support from South Africa and Nigeria . By the end of 2002 it was
claimed that Mugabe had sanctioned the targeted refusal of food aid to regions ...