The Boudiab brothers, who head the largest private importer of cereals in Algeria and are said to be close to the jailed ex-prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, are now being pursued by the courts for
Several Western countries are pushing South Africa to set up a system to grant foreign companies visas for their staff based on the amount of money they invest in the country. But the government,
Even since he was accused of corruption in a series of affairs, Wadie Jary has been in open conflict with the government. But he has a fanbase, which extends to FIFA.
A new company has been set up whose ostensible purpose is to acquire aircraft for the Congolese leader's second presidential bid in December 2023. Pulling the strings of this discreet enterprise is a
Aiteo is still trying to escape proceedings launched against it by its creditors, who want repayment of a $2bn loan used to purchase of Shell's 40% stake in Nigeria's OML 29 oil block. Aiteo has
The Ugandan president hopes that his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron will involve himself more in economic relations between the two countries, and in particular in the activities of TotalEnergies
Breaking news published on 05/12/22 at 1:20 pm - The Kenyan and Somali presidents have agreed to reopen the main land crossings between their two countries following intense negotiations between both
Since coming to power in September 2022, Kenyan President William Ruto has sought to make good on his pledge to upend his adversaries' political 'dynasties'. Ruto is working to unravel their political and business networks, all while weaving his own.
Wherever he is in Africa, the Moroccan foreign minister is on the warpath as he tries to weaken support for the Sahwari Arab Democratic Republic or bring its backers round to Morocco's point of view.
A Nigerian businessman, whose company pre-financed the assessments of the DRC oil blocks put up for sale in July, is asking the hydrocarbons minister Didier Budimbu to organise a restricted tender
An accident involving a commercial aircraft has revived the debate about the airline sector policies of successive Tanzanian governments. Within the president's party, the choice of the home town of
French defence company S2M-Equipment is hoping to bag a deal with the Nigerian Army to bring up to a hundred light vehicles, mainly French-made Panhard AMLs, back into operational condition.
Though Aziz Akhannouch's RNI and Abdellatif Ouahbi's PAM have been keen to show their cohesion in government, behind the scenes not everything is rosy between the two parties of the ruling majority.
This year's summit of French-speaking countries held in Tunisia earlier this month was a slightly tense affair and served to highlight the divide between the North and South on a number of economic
Madagascan lychee exporters have lodged a complaint against the local branch of Transparency International, which has accused them of corruption. The affair, in which France's Compagnie fruitière and