Ivory Coast
African VIPs miss their late 'trustee' Hamed Bakayoko

The late Ivorian prime minister, who used a wide array of financial advisors and asset managers to manage his personal wealth, discreetly helped a number of publicity-shy African VIPs with special trust arrangements. Since his death, these personnalities have been busy trying to recover the funds entrusted to the politician-businessman. [...]
Published on 24.06.2021 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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Ivory Coast, West Africa
African leaders' phones red hot as they scramble for news of Hamed Bakayoko

Since prime minister Hamed Bakayoko was evacuated to France on 18 February, his allies and associates have been phoning their contacts frantically to try to get news of him. The Ivorian presidency delayed making announcements to avoid disrupting the parliamentary election count but has now appointed two key presidency figures to take care of pressing government business.

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