Manas boss Philip Reese, will he stay or will he go?
As it continues to realign its business angle, previously focused on Kyrgyz gold, Australian firm Manas Resources is also looking
Commissioned after a 20162017 season marred by over-production and exporter failings, a recent audit of the ‘Cocoa commercialisation system', which has been seen by the West Africa Newsletter, forensically picks apart the sector's shortcomings. An exclusive.
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.