Donald Trump's letter to Moussa Faki Mahamat
Chris Rugari, ZCCM-IH's partner in Mumbwa gold venture, has friends in high places
The decision of state-owned Zambian mining company ZCCM-IH to go into alliance with little-known Array Metals on the Mumbwa gold project might seem initially surprising but Array's vice president, Ugandan businessman Chris Rugari, has access to the corridors of power in Zambia and in his native Uganda. [...]
The Asian business interests of South Sudan's presidential family
Salva Kiir, the president of South Sudan since its independence in 2011, has also been presiding, though more discreetly, over one of leading family consortiums in this fledgling country. Many members of his family are active in business, often in partnership with Asian companies. [...]
First Chinese espionage, now Rwandan surveillance?
Following Rwandan president Paul Kagame's election as chairperson of the African Union (AU) on 28 January, Global Voice Group (GVG), which advertises itself as a provider of governance technologies in the telecommunications sector, signed a memorandum of understanding with the [. [...]