Bidding round: Weah picks well-connected entrepreneurs to seal future deals with majors
President Weah's pet cause, getting oil exploration back on track, is being dampened by the on-going health crisis but this has not stopped him from selecting the local firms that foreign oil firms would need to team up with. [...]
Government's favourite banker Youssouf Fadiga to manage FCFA 520bn Covid-19 allocation
No less than four different public financial institutions competed with each other for the right to manage the emergency funds set up to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. Youssouf Fadiga's BNI finally came out the winner. [...]
Gbagbo’s Operation "Tako Kele"
Despite the protests of eleven other candidates who wish they had a greater share of the limelight, Ivory Coast’s upcoming presidential election is a three-man race between incumbent Laurent Gbagbo, former president Henri Konan Bedie and former prime minister Alassane [. [...]