Tag Archives: Cote d’Ivoire

ICC: Côte d’Ivoire Case Highlights Court’s Missteps

4 Aug

(The Hague, August 4, 2015) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) missed important opportunities to maximize the impact of its work in Côte d’Ivoire, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The report offers wider lessons for the ICC’s work around the world, finding that to maximize the impact of its work, court officials need to engage a broader set of victims and local communities. Continue reading

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2015 elections in West Africa: turbulent times ahead (ISS)

5 Feb

West Africa is heading towards turbulent times right from the onset of 2015. Citizens in Nigeria, Togo, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso are getting ready to go to the polls, in many cases against a backdrop of political instability. Continue reading

IMF’s Christine Lagarde to visit Senegal’s readiness ‘for a more diversified economy’

16 Jan
Ms Lagarde (Pic Telegraph UK)

Ms Lagarde (Pic Telegraph UK)

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Christine Lagarde, will visit Senegal from January 29-31, 2015 to meet with policymakers and other representatives of society in the country. Continue reading

West African countries in ‘fragile political situation’

8 Jan

West Africa’s political landscape remains delicate as nations across the region continue to grapple with insecurity, terrorist threats and tensions ahead of a busy election cycle, the United Nations senior official there told the Security Council this afternoon. 

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West Africa: Ebola now, integration later (2)

13 Dec

“Did they hate Nigerians that much? How could someone have brought the disease to Nigeria to inflict us?” “Foolish Nigerians! Did Liberians create the disease?” “Whoever is caught entering Nigeria with the disease should be injected to die instantly…”

Continued from https://oluseguntoday.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/west-africa-ebola-now-integration-later-1-2/) Since all regional flights to and from Sierra Leone serving other West African states had been suspended, my only option would have been to fly SN Brussels from Sierra Leone to Belgium then back to Cote d’Ivoire. Insane, isn’t it? Continue reading

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