Does Brexit spell bad news for diamond traders?
The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union (EU) could have a direct effect on diamond producers in Africa. While [...]
Far from official buildings crawling with potential eavesdroppers, the plush premises of Paris' more fashionable eateries have over the years become veritable extensions of African presidential palaces. Over fine Chinese food, heads of state can meet discreet emissaries, brainstorm and [...]
Hit by the drop in the oil price and finding themselves in awkward positions following the contested results of presidential elections, the Gabonese and Congolese leaders Ali Bongo and Denis Sassou-Nguesso see potash, the raw material for fertilizer, a way [...]