Retired from the United Nations since May, the now former Special Representative for Central Africa now lives between Paris, where he lives most of the time, and Kindia, in Guinea, where he has set up his small unity pineapple production. Above all, the Guinean got down to writing his memoirs.
According to our information, these will be published in Paris at the beginning of 2023. The former student of Gamal-Abdel-Nasser University in Conakry retraces an itinerary of nearly half a century during which he was in turn ambassador under Sekou TourePrime Minister under Lansana Contecandidate for the 2010 presidential election, then Foreign Minister ofAlpha Condé.
Francois Lounceny Fall then pursued a career of UN Special Representative in the Central African Republic, Somalia, South Sudan then in Central Africa, in the service of three successive Secretaries General: the Ghanaian Coffee Annanthe South Korean Ban Ki-moon and the Portuguese Anthony Guterrescurrently in office.
In a story rich in anecdotes, revelations and sometimes uncompromising portraits, the diplomat takes the reader from behind the scenes of power in Guinea to the closed doors of the presidential palaces of the continent, passing through the intrigues of Manhattan.