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 [. [...]
Diawadoh, French PM Manuel Valls' African insider
Ibrahima Diawadoh N'Jim, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls' charismatic and well-connected unofficial advisor on Africa, is exploiting his network of relationships in Africa to help build Valls' international stature. West Africa Newsletter has the inside track on this influential aide. [...]