Alain Kouadio to build the new GLCI temple
The businessman Alain Kouadio, the CEO of the architecture and [...]
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.
The opening up of the Ivorian audiovisual landscape has triggered a war without mercy between operators keen to tap into lucrative advertising revenues. The French businessmen Martin Bouygues, Vincent Bollore and Xavier Niel, along with the Ivorian tycoon Jean-Philippe Kabore, [...]