Le Monde Afrique – Britain spied on companies, diplomats and politicians in French­-speaking Africa

Pascal Lamy, former head of the World Trade Organization, was under the scrutiny of the British services ahead of a crucial G20 summit in London.
If the bulk of the GCHQ’s intercepts targets English-speaking Africa, the British intelligence service also routinely checks the communications of French-speaking countries, their diplomats, civil servants and NGOs.
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