Holiday homework for Patrice Talon
The Beninese president Patrice Talon kept his closest colleagues by [...]
Politics in Africa is not just about politicians, it is above all a matter of personal, family and regional ties. It feeds off clan alliances, religious affinities and Freemason circles. These are the informal networks that Africa Intelligence decodes.
Though it has so far had limited repercussions on the continent, the six-month diplomatic stand-off between Qatar and Saudi Arabia is now being exported to West Africa. It remains largely a war of words, but tensions may shortly ramp up [...]