From Bamako to Bangui, Walid Arem takes over Libya's problem hotels

Tunisian businessman Walid Arem.
Tunisian businessman Walid Arem. © Walid Arem/Instagram
Walid Arem has taken over the famed Ledger Plaza hotel in Bangui, which is owned by the Libyan state through its Laico fund and is at the centre of a bitter power struggle. Arem was already running two other Laico hotels in Bamako, as well as a seaside resort in Tunisia. [...] (539 words)
Issue dated 15/04/2022 Reading time 3 minutes

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