Issiaka Ouattara, known as Wattao, was probably the most notorious member of the Ivorian military. He died at the age of 53 on Sunday in New ... York and had an extraordinary career, intimately linked to the tumultuous political history of his country. Part one of a two-part series.
To partly justify the international arrest warrant issued against Guillaume Soro for “attempting to undermine the authority of the state,” ... the Ivorian courts released an audio recording in which he can be heard talking about a plan to destabilise the country. But many grey areas surround this piece of evidence.
Joseph Kabila’s coalition, the Common Front for Congo (FCC), has made public the “real” reasons behind the party’s loss in the December ... 2018 presidential elections. The critical report takes aim at the country’s poor management under former head of state Kabila, indicating it contributed to Emmanuel Shadary’s defeat.
The ongoing battle between Guillaume Soro and Alassane Ouattara has reached a boiling point. The dispute finally came to a head on Monday, 23 ... December, when the former rebel leader unsuccessfully attempted to return to Côte d'Ivoire.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s desire to involve Tunisia in Libya’s problems has sparked hostility and indignation among locals. ... Tunisians have no interest in deviating from their typically neutral stance on conflict. The country also does not have the means to manage another war, especially beyond its borders.