Dieudonne Mbaya to guide MIBA to safer waters
By appointing Dieudonne Mbaya Tshakani Tshabantu chairman of the board of directors of state-owned diamond producer Societe miniere de Bakwanga [...]
Key decision-makers draw on a multitude of advisors, often unknown to the public but whose influence can sway important political, military and economic decisions. Africa Intelligence tracks the networks of these figures operating in the shadows.
By appointing Hamed Bakayoko as minister of defence in the government reshuffle of 19 July, Alassane Ouattara has ratcheted up the tensions and divisions between his two putative heirs apparent, at the risk of sparking a political crisis. Here's why. ‘Sworn [...]