Who are Erdogan's energy men on the continent?
The Turkish president's African calendar is being handled by a circle of energy-savvy entrepreneurs close to the AKP. [...]
According to information obtained exclusively by the Indian Ocean Newsletter, the Djiboutian authorities have issued a warrant for the arrest of Ahmed Osman Guelleh, the boss of the local firm GSK Group. The lowdown on how a businessman was brought [...]
Since he became president in 1999, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (IOG) has built his core power base on members of his own Issa Mamassan clan. They hold numerous key posts even if allies from other ethnic groups are also represented in the upper echelons of state government. For some time, IOG's position on the national political stage has been under challenge, notably from opposition coalition Union pour [...]