AFRICA SAUDI ARABIA QATAR

Limam Chafi, Boni Yayi and Adam Toure, the African emissaries working for rival Gulf brothers

The cold war triggered between Qatar and Saudi Arabia a year ago has had a ripple effect across Africa, where each oil monarch wants to rally as many supporters to his side as possible. Without a network of power on the continent, Riyadh and Doha have both turned to former African presidential advisors known for their discretion. [...] (921 words)
Issue dated 02/08/2018 Reading time 4 minutes
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