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Ivory Coast: “Laurent Gbagbo hoped for another amnesty

In an address to the nation on August 6 on the occasion of the independence anniversary, Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara announced that he was granting a presidential pardon to his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo. The measure was deemed insufficient by Gbagbo's party, PPA-CI, which is demanding amnesty. Why this request and what could be the outcome of this legal and political arm-wrestling? Interview with Arsène Brice Bado, from the Center for Research and Action for Peace (Cerap).

Anemia in Ivory Coast: symptoms of a system of

In Côte d'Ivoire, doctors and patients regularly encounter difficulties in obtaining blood bags. The country is experiencing a structural shortage of hemoglobin, which reaches critical levels during school holidays. Every year, patients die after families or medical teams have failed to find blood for the time needed. There are no official figures on the number of deaths attributable to this failure. (Replay)

Ivory Coast confirms Blaise’s upcoming visit

While news of Blaise Compaoré's arrival in Burkina for the next few days had been circulating since Monday, Abidjan officially confirmed it on Wednesday, July 6 in Ouagadougou. Residing in Côte d'Ivoire since his fall in 2014, the former president must attend a…

Ivory Coast: a new wave of evictions, without

The Ministry of Hydraulics, Sanitation and Health has launched a major "eviction operation" aimed at keeping people away from risk areas: floods, landslides or landslides. At least 25,000 people, spread over 54 places in eight of Abidjan's ten municipalities,…

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