In an article published in 1994 titled 'The Coming Anarchy', the American journalist Robert Kaplan predicted an impending Armageddon for West ... Africa due to what he considered its notoriety for breeding crime, coups and tyrannical regimes. 26 years later, it bears examining whether the region has measured up to this grim forecast.
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The ICC Appeals Chamber has confirmed the acquittal of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé, pronounced at first instance on 15 January 2019. ... The decision means that Cote d’Ivoire’s former president will be allowed to return home.
Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara is due to unveil the composition of his new government in the coming days. But already, the names ... of certain politicians are being persistently mentioned.
After being sentenced to five years in prison on a bribery conviction, Beny Steinmetz continues to wage a legal battle of global proportions. ... Who is this Franco-Israeli businessman who is on first name terms with the world’s most powerful leaders? The Africa Report had access to an exclusive interview with Steinmetz in Geneva.
Hospitalised in Germany, Côte d'Ivoire's prime minister Hamed Bakayoko died on 10 March. Sister magazine Jeune Afrique's publication director ... Marwane Ben Yahmed, who had a close relationship with him, recounts his final weeks and pays tribute to him.
During the weekend of 20 February, Jobst von Kirchmann, the European Union (EU) ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire, proposed a package worth up to ... €1bn ($1.2bn) destined for the Ivorian cocoa industry over the period 2021-2027 to help it become more sustainable.