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Côte d'Ivoire's Abidjan, which has been a pillar of Israeli influence in West Africa since president Houphouët-Boigny’s rule, has strengthened ... its alliance with Tel Aviv and companies under the influence of Stéphane Konan, the late prime minister Hamed Bakayoko’s advisor.
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.
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.