Several controversies have erupted in Côte d’Ivoire over how the government is managing the health crisis and imposing restrictive measures ... on citizens. But many Ivorians are observing that certain public figures are getting special treatment while parliamentary business is continuing on as usual.
Officially, Paris recognizes the legitimacy of the Tripoli government and supports the political process. In practice, it is the controversial ... Khalifa Haftar who is in its favour. It is a relationship as privileged as it is risky.
Professor Moussa Seydi, who coordinates the medical care of patients in Senegal, called on African countries to take drastic measures against ... the spread of Covid-19. And to avoid at all costs the epidemic reaching the same levels as in Italy and France.
Providing global “public goods” in health, security and other areas has long been a responsibility taken on by the United States. Now, though, ... as the United States struggles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak at home and with its “America First” foreign policy doctrine, Washington is less inclined to providing global leadership, giving China a unique opportunity to fill the void.