This year, many prefer to spend their holidays on the continent. A quick tour of their destinations.
On August 13, Felix Tshisekedi will rest in Mombasa on the Kenyan coast before attending the SADC summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on August 17-18. Mohammed VI stayed at the royal residence of Jbel Lekbir, 10 km from Tangier, with his children, Moulay Hassan and Lalla Khadidja.
Others have chosen to regain their fiefdom. After his troubles in Switzerland, where he had his habits at the Intercontinental Geneva, Paul Biya enjoyed finding Mvomeka’a (south of Cameroon), where he built a residence. Mahamadou Issoufou chose to retire a week in his village of Dandadji (western Niger).
Alpha Conde has decided to take off and will fly to Italy. As for Alassane Ouattara, he remains faithful to France, where he will stay, from 9 to 25 August, first in Mougins (South), then in Paris. Patrice Talon will also put his suitcases in the French capital, where he owns an apartment.