Former president Laurent Gbagbo will be leading the Parti des Peuples Africains – Côte d’Ivoire, his new political formation. “We will ... resume our journey together,” he told his supporters, adding that he is ready to continue the fight “as a simple activist.”
The three accused: Blaise Compaoré, Gilbert Diendéré and Hyacinthe Kafando are at the heart of the trial for the assassination of Thomas Sankara ... which began on 11 October, years after they were first accused of his murder. Now it seems only Gilbert Diendéré will take the stand.
The Pandora Papers, the latest offshore leak investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), has implicated ... many African politicians – 49 to be exact - from Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta to Gabon’s President Ali Bongo. In this roundup, we focus on five current politicians with secret links to offshore companies, and the implications of these revelations.
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Côte d’Ivoire’s Ouattara: ‘My only regret is the madness of a few who are ready to do anything for power’
Côte d’Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara speaks to us for the first time since he was re-elected in October 2020. He discusses the difficulties ... of the past year and the political class' need to undergo a profound transformation.
Naguib Sawiris, Egypt's 67-year-old business tycoon, is a key backer of Endeavour Mining, which has become West Africa’s leading gold group. ... Here is a look at the key persons within his network who helped him succeed in the mining sector.
They had parted ways on 25 November 2010, after their debate that had taken place in between the two rounds of the presidential election. Alassane ... Ouattara and Laurent Gbagbo never saw each other again, as they were separated by mutual hatred that plunged their country into chaos and made them take two radically different paths.