Martine Coffi-Studer on the counter-attack!
The legal director at the Ivorian treasury, Kadiatou Sangare-Ly, is deploying all the means at his disposal to withdraw the [...]
Key decision-makers draw on a multitude of advisors, often unknown to the public but whose influence can sway important political, military and economic decisions. Africa Intelligence tracks the networks of these figures operating in the shadows.
By appointing Hamed Bakayoko as minister of defence in the government reshuffle of 19 July, Alassane Ouattara has ratcheted up the tensions and divisions between his two putative heirs apparent, at the risk of sparking a political crisis. Here's why. ‘Sworn [...]