Tagged: Cote d’Ivoire politics

Why ECOWAS could not restore peace in Cote d’Ivoire after the 2001 rebellion

Why ECOWAS could not restore peace in Cote d’Ivoire after the 2001 rebellion

BY RICHARD KUMBA West African leaders deployed an unprecedented diplomatic mechanism to save Côte d’Ivoire from self-destruction, after a mutiny rocked that country on September 19, 2002, killing 400 people in just one day.......


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The rise and fall of Laurent Gbagbo

Laurent Gbagbo, who was a lightweight politician until October 2000, owes his rise to the presidency that year to a man that some in Cote d’Ivoire believe has died in the hands of Gbagbo’s......


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