Algeria
With his job on the line, Sonatrach's CEO hunts for support

Sonatrach's CEO Toufik Hakkar, on 23 February 2023.
Sonatrach's CEO Toufik Hakkar, on 23 February 2023. © Billel Bensalem / APP/MAXPPP
The head of the national oil giant, Toufik Hakkar, who is under fire for mismanaging the firm, is trying to secure backing from both the president's office and the army in order to stay in his job. [...]
Published on 20.03.2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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