Burkina Faso's gold industry is set to decline, says the CEO of West African Resources. Boukary Diallo has attributed the downfall to militant ... attacks that have intensified this year as well as Russia's Nordgold shutting the Taparko mine in April.
“You know what I’ve noticed? Nobody panics when things go ‘according to plan’. Even if the plan is horrifying!” sneers The Joker in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight (2008).
Was Sacha Poignnonec, co-CEO of Jumia, betting on the same warped logic when he told Wall Street analysts on August 10: “The results of our clear strategy and consistent execution are coming nicely together”?