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Over recent months, several leaders in West and Central Africa have appointed new intelligence chiefs so as to better counter terrorism, organized crime and post-election violence. In some instances, senior officers, especially those drawn from the gendarmerie, appear to have
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.
A recent report into Franco-African relations by Socialist MP Philippe Baumel provides a realistic analysis of how important the military factor is in French President François Hollande's policy on Africa. Beyond the strategic military operations on the ground in Mali