Last week's unclaimed deadly attack on a mining site run by Chinese citizens in Chimbolo has sent shockwaves through the Chinese community, which is very active in this sector. An economic intelligence firm is looking into the activities of armed groups in the area.
Rebel leaders Baba Laddé, Ali Darass and Hassan Bouba have proclaimed themselves defenders of the Fula, a community widely shunned within the region, in a strategy of self-defence that handily fits in with their own interests.
For several months, the Russian paramilitary group has been recruiting and training veterans of the Anti-Balaka and Seleka militias in the hinterland.
Firms Gide Loyrette Nouel, ADIT and Mazars should complete the report commissioned by beverage giant Castel into its subsidiary Sucaf RCA by the end of the year. Sucaf was accused by the NGO The Sentry of funding the militia group UPC.
The Chinese-run Canadian junior Axmin has retained the lawyer and presidential candidate Crépin Mboli-Goumba following the loss of its Central African gold permit to Midas Ressources, a firm reported to have Russian ties.
The Russian think tank International Anticrisis Center (IAC) made the news on 4 October by publishing a survey - widely [...]
Although sidelined from the accord that it had itself initiated in Sudan, Russia has maintained its influence.
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) is banking on the May 26 elections in Belgium to have its vision of [...]
In addition to the diplomatic support given him by Moscow, Khalifa Haftar also receives less public Russian aid via military services company ChVK Wagner. The company, which is in the private sector but under the authority of the Kremlin, is [.
With protests intensifying against the regime of Omar al-Bashir, the [...]
Numerous organisations are underpinning the Russian offensive in Bangui by spreading anti-Western propaganda. Analysis.
China and Russia's active presence on the continent has prompted the US president to rethink his country's engagement.
Russia has a full agenda for Africa in 2019. Among the measures planned by Sergey Lavrov and Mikhail Bogdanov, respectively [...]
Having underestimated Moscow's offensive, France seeks to regain the initiative in the country.
The cancellation of a round table on 12 July in [...]
With an arms supply deal in prospect, Poly Technologies seeks to secure its access to natural resources. An investigation.
In addition to the very conspicuous agents of Spetsnaz, the special forces responsible for President Faustin Archange Touadera's personal security and for the protection of his private residences and of ministerial buildings in Bangui, Russian operatives are in the process [.