France keeps control of continent's air traffic safety
West Africa on lobbying spree to recover developed countries' share of IMF SDRs
With France's active support, the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is on a mission to obtain some of the special drawing rights (SDR) funds attributed to developed countries to offset the impact of Covid-19. [...]
Washington targets Wagner group coordinator Yevgeni Prigozhin's 'air force'
The US intelligence services have asked several African governments for help in halting the movements of private jets belonging to Russian businessman Yevgeni Prigozhin. A close associate of Valdimir Putin, he is a key figure in the Wagner group and has been targeted by US sanctions. [...]