Category: Politics

Cote d'Ivoire's founding father Felix Houphouet-Boigny, seated, shakes hands with then-prime minister Alassane Ouattara

President Alassane Ouattara’s express bio

  BY JIBRIL TURE Alassane Ouattara was born in 1942 in Dimbokro, northern Cote d’Ivoire. He earned his High School Diploma at age 20 in Ouagadougou, the capital of then-Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso....

President Clinton with the late President Nelson Mandela during a visit to South Africa.

President Clinton’s legacy to Africa

BY USMAN MAMA Les than two years after President Clinton took office, his then-secretary of commerce, Ron Brown, addressed a Washington audience consisting primarily of American and African political and business leaders during the ceremony...