Patrice Talon takes a break in Assinie
Following the ordinary summit of heads of state of the [...]
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 [.
Far from official buildings crawling with potential eavesdroppers, the plush premises of Paris' more fashionable eateries have over the years become veritable extensions of African presidential palaces. Over fine Chinese food, heads of state can meet discreet emissaries, brainstorm and [.
The advancing age of African heads of state, who don’t issue bills of health, gives rise to long-established medical practices and procedures. While a leader’s personal doctors cope with his minor ailments foreign hospitals are much in demand for exhaustive [.