Akufo-Addo's oil powerbroker, Ben Asante
After taking over the helm of Ghana National Gas Company , becoming the head of the country's gas sector, Ben [...]
Shoulder to shoulder with diplomates and local political figures, businessmen - African and foreign alike - are the one's pulling the strings in Africa. Treating political actors as equals, they can have a hand in getting certain leaders in power, clash with others and may even find themselves mediating clan quarrels. Their networks of alliances and friendships can remap a country's political landscape.