Stressful times for Denis Sassou Nguesso's financial advisors ahead of IMF meeting
On 5 July, the directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are due to decide whether to resume loans to Congo-B after a hiatus of eight years. But on the eve of this crucial decision, there are profound rifts within [. [...]
Sassou Nguesso looks beyond the International Monetary Fund to 2021
Decisive for the economic future of the country, the negotiations with Washington may also provide the president with a platform for winning the next presidential election. Analysis. Pre-campaign - Denis Sassou Nguesso, who on 5 February celebrated the 40th anniversary of [. [...]
Far from the cameras Strauss-Kahn plays white "soothsayer"
The disgraced director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is trying to re-invent himself by bringing business deals to Africa, a continent he has visited regularly in recent months. His targets are presidents and his specialty is restructuring [. [...]