In a video posted on Facebook on 23 May, Nathalie Moudiki, director of legal affairs at Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures (SNH), sent a message to women in positions of power: “Never be mediocre, never give in to pressure, but keep silent. Never join a system to get promoted, [and] never join a network,” she said. There’s a certain irony as Moudiki has powerful networks of her own, right up to the highest levels of government.
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