Valls to be Hamed Bakayoko's special guest in Abidjan
French prime minister Manuel Valls has a busy official programme, with meetings with Alassane Ouattara, Daniel Kablan Duncan and Alain
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.
The French prime minister's office has Africa on its mind. Manuel Valls, who is planning to tour several African countries including Ghana and Ethiopia early in 2016, is increasingly appreciated by African leaders, who reason that he could one day