- ‘Project Kemi’ is the name of an operation led by Yevgeny Prigozhin’s teams. Between 2018 and 2019, the founder of the NGO Urgences panafricanistes was at the heart of the strategy to influence Africa led by the head of the Wagner nebula.
- Kemi Seba’s name appears in dozens of internal documents detailing the contours of his collaboration with Prigojine’s entities active on the continent.
It was a platform he could not refuse. On the evening of 12 March, La Chaîne parlementaire (LCP), a French public television channel, scheduled a long interview with Kemi Seba as part of the programme Les grands entretiens devoted to Africa by the journalist Yves Thréard – to which François Soudan, editorial director of Jeune Afrique, was also invited.
A few hours before the broadcast, several personalities, including the Macronist deputy Thomas Gassilloud, protested that such a venue should be offered
There's more to this story
Get unlimited access to our exclusive journalism and features today. Our award-winning team of correspondents and editors report from over 54 African countries, from Cape Town to Cairo, from Abidjan to Abuja to Addis Ababa. Africa. Unlocked.
Already a a subscriber Sign In