Beijing does the spade work and Paris cleans up!
Underpinned by Eximbank, its formidable financial spearhead, China is increasingly making its presence felt in west and central Africa, a region where France already has extensive business interests. Beijing is now expanding beyond the ‘captive' energy and raw material markets [. [...]
Artcurial to auction Ben Ali's Rolls, Bentleys and Ferraris
Seventeen luxury vehicles seized from the entourage of former president Ben Ali will shortly be put up for auction by French auction house Artcurial, according to our sources. But this symbolic sale will not be enough to mask the failures [. [...]