Sassou's enigmatic adviser, rising star Françoise Joly, helps cement Brazzaville-Ankara ties

Denis Sassou Nguesso's adviser, Françoise Joly.
Denis Sassou Nguesso's adviser, Françoise Joly. © Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service/EPA/MaxPPP
President Denis Sassou Nguesso's international affairs adviser, on matters such as Russia and the UAE, partly organised his Turkish holiday. Her rising influence has been the subject of much speculation in Brazzaville and led to a new equilibrium within his first circle. [...]
Published on 09.09.2022 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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