DAKAR, Senegal – It’s an arm-wrestling competition. Politicians, military, businessmen, civil society, and foreign powers inside and outside the African continent. Everyone wants Mali for its resources and its geopolitical importance. This vast territory that forms a belt between the Sahel and the Sahara is known for its strategic and human potential

Lome (TOGO) - The professional hell for Akouvi (not her real name) lasted five years. The devil was his new head of Financial Risk Management at a bank in Togo. "At first he seemed to want to go out with me as a friend," Akouvi tells me with a certain reticence.

Matteo Fraschini Koffi - Giornalista Freelance