Laurent Gbagbo's Insistance To Stay In Power Took Years Out Of The Momentum Of Economic Development Of Côte d’Ivoire
In pursuit of their endless grip on power, dictators -– not only African -– employ brutal methods to deal with opposition.
The sheer number of rafts overwhelmed our flotilla. Tragedies mounted.
The leaders of Africa have sorely struggled to secure socio-economic security for all for more than five decades.
'Not a bit afraid.'
Less than a fortnight after a deadly terror attack saw 19 tourists killed and dozens more injured at a popular beach resort
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Against the odds, she completed primary school and moved to Côte d'Ivoire's second largest town, Bouaké, to become secretary to a local pharmacy and learn business administration.
Britain has expressed shock and deep sadness over a stampede which killed at least 61, mainly children and young people, and
While steps taken in recent weeks towards Côte d'Ivoire soon becoming a full member of the Court are greatly encouraging, the hard work is only beginning of bringing national laws into line with the international legal norms set out in the Rome Statute to ensure domestic prosecutions of grave crimes.
In Ivory Coast, word of mouth is still the major form of communication for mums-to-be. Many issues are similar to the UK: interference from the mother-in-law seems to be universal and women tend to gossip and share horror stories. Like disease, rumours can spread fast and seem unstoppable. In Ivory Coast, their destructive path is paved by traders, women who visit villages on market day and set up stalls to buy, sell and gossip. Ivory Coast is a volatile country, having recently emerged from civil war.