Alkache Alhada, the new interior minister with socialist credentials
Alkache Alhada, who has taken over from Mohamed Bazoum at the strategically important Nigerien interior ministry, is on very good terms with President Mahamadou Issoufou. He also has longstanding links with the "Mr Africa" of the French socialist party, Guy Labertit, and the former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo. [...]
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 [. [...]