Cote d'Ivoire's Forgotten Victims
[HRW] Since the turn of the year, there has been a flurry of activity in CĂ´te d'Ivoire's justice system. Ivorian courts have convicted more than ten allies of former president Laurent Gbagbo for crimes committed in the aftermath of the 2010-11 post-election crisis, including a June 2012 cross-border attack that killed seven UN peacekeepers. Victims of the rape, torture and extrajudicial killings committed during the post-election crisis itself, however, are still waiting for justice.
Minister Says It Will Be Ready for Digital Transition Well Before 2020 Deadline
[Balancing Act] London -Bruno NabagnĂ© KonĂ©, Minister of Communications, Digital Economy and Post has announced that Cote d'Ivoire will have completed its digital transition by its new deadline, the end of June 2020. It will also liberalize its airwaves to allow private broadcasters to compete in the market. Russell Southwood put his ear to the ground to see what's happening there and in other francophone countries making the transition.
Finance Minister Heads to Abidjan to Take Part in AfDB Governors' Meeting
[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Mohamed Osman Al-Rikabi left Sunday for Abidjan, the capital of the Ivory Coast to participate in the special meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Governor, where the meeting is to include the East Africa's finance ministers.
Sprinters AhourĂ© and Ta Lou Claim Gold and Silver in 60m At World Indoor Championships
[RFI] Murielle AhourĂ© choked back the tears on Friday night after dedicating her gold medal at the world indoor athletics championships to her late father. AhourĂ©, who had twice won silver at the competition, clocked 6.97 seconds to take the honours ahead of her Ivorian compatriot Marie-JosĂ©e Ta Lou.
How Selective Justice Is Eroding Peace
[IRIN] Six years of post-conflict trials have wrapped up, but all those convicted were on the same side