Abidjan and Paris discuss AFCON 2024 security
When in Paris last week, Ivorian Prime Minister Patrick Achi discussed the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which his country is to host in January 2024.
The Ivorian government is desperately looking for a strategy as to how best to release the audits conducted over the past three years, under pressure from the country's financial backers, into six state-owned companies. The results are particularly damaging for these parastatals, all of which are run by leaders of the RHDP, President Alassane Ouattara's party.
Breaking news published on 23/09/21, 12.30 p.m - Increasingly strained relations between the director of the ruling RHDP party Adama Bictogo and Prime Minister Patrick Achi have led Alassane Ouattara to create a new committee, aimed at bringing the party into line.
The Burkinabe construction magnate Mahamadou Bonkoungou is keen to get official approval for the upgrading of the coastal road between Abidjan and San Pedro - a project that he had already floated to the government of the late Hamed Bakayoko.