Ouattara clips his ministers' wings to refocus their efforts

Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara and the prime minister Patrick Achi.
Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara and the prime minister Patrick Achi. © Legnan Koula/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
Already under threat from the forthcoming reshuffle, Patrick Achi's government ministers are no longer able to sign agreements with subcontractors and private operators without getting presidential approval first. [...] (242 words)
Issue dated 16/12/2021
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