A golden age for Alassane Ouattara's Lebanese friends
Notwithstanding frictions between Hezbollah sympathisers and supporters of the rival Amal movement, business leaders from Lebanon, who are mostly Shi'ite, are carving themselves out a healthy niche in the local business market. Partnership - Contrary to persistent rumours, the major dispute [. [...]
Can Houphouet's jeweller put the shine back on Ivorian diamonds?
Transactysglasol's brand new permit to mine diamonds in the north of Ivory Coast on a semi-industrial and industrial scale (AMI 405), the first awarded since the 1970s, marks the first step towards the arduous revival of the sector. [...]
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