Although he is now very discreet, Dominique Strauss-Kahn regularly pushes the doors of African palaces. His strategic advice and his world-renowned economist's address book, and especially the former director-general of the International Monetary Fund, are of great interest to our leaders, often in economic hardship.
And Senegal is part of a group of African countries seeking the services of former finance minister Jacques Chirac. " In West Africa, the Senegalese Macky Sall regularly asks him for the international part of his Sénégal émergent (Pse) Plan,"Informs of our confreres of the" Tribune Afrique ", a collaboration which follows an audience between the Head of State and former Treasurer of the French State in February 2017 in the presence of the Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, Amadou Bâ.
During this meeting with Macky Sall, Dominique Strauss-Kahn offered his services in relation to the Senegalese Emerging Plan (PSE). And apparently, both sides subsequently had an agreement or contract, hence the sporadic interventions of the former head of the IMF in Senegal.
Togo, Congo, Mali …
Also in West Africa, Togo, which made a major leap to the latest ranking of Doing Business, being among the 10 most reformed countries in the world, called on the French economist, for the modernization of public accounts management, which is urged by the IMF and the EU. And Macky Sall and Faure Gnassingbé did not fail to inspire their Malian colleague, Ibrahima Boubacar Keïta.
In fact, DSK is increasingly present in the Koulouba palace, even though it is not yet under contract. Earlier, the former serious candidate for the French presidency made a success in Congo Brazzaville. In order to escape Fmi's grip on his debt, Denis Sassou-Nguesso was able to rely on DSK's expertise for difficult-to-negotiate negotiations, in which the French economist carefully invested, putting innovative solutions on the table to loosen the budget, and to offer the Republic of Congo its international credibility in the diversification of the productive fabric. And the results were not long in coming.
In North Africa, Tunisia was one of the first countries to rely on the DSK, which, from Morocco, also takes care of the interests of several multinationals.
His company makes annual profits of 19.6 billion FCFA
DSK has set up a "legal consulting and management" company in Morocco to ensure its conversion, after its setbacks and the brakes of its political career. Basically paid in exchange for his strategy advice and the availability of his address book, the French economist, who runs the Marrakech business, sees his company, sheltered by Casablanca Finance City, releasing almost 3 million euros (CFA 19.6 billion ) in annual profits.