Withdrawal of foreign reserves; will francophone Africa suffer any consequences?

Following a statement made by the President of Benin, Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon, that, former French colonies took a unanimous decision to exit the pact by withdrawing their foreign reserves from the French treasury, many concerns were raised regarding the attached consequences of such daring decisions. Historically, colonial powers are known for their sanctions, including […]

Silence Over Nicolas Sarkozy’s $50 million of Muammar Gaddafi

Since April the year 2012, the investigative website Mediapart published a document purportedly signed by a senior Libyan figure, in the then “Jamahiriya” government of strong African leader, Gaddafi; “stating the regime approved a payment of €50m” to support the election  campaign of former France’s President, Nicola Sarkozy. Earlier in March 2011, Gaddafi’s son Saif […]