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Latest update : 2010-11-05

Ivory Coast: an election to end division?

There’s a lot riding on this week’s elections in Ivory Coast. Once one of the most peaceful and prosperous countries in Africa, the nation has been divided and beset by violence for over a decade. Officials say at least 80 percent of voters turned out to cast a ballot. The UN says that’s among the highest turnout ever for an African election. So could this be a turning point for Ivorians? Or a trigger for yet more turbulence?

Our guests:

  • Douglas YATES, Professor of Political Science, AUP
  • George KAZOLIAS, Journalist, RFO
  • Elie SMITH, Journalist, Télésud
  • François PICARD, Senior reporter, France 24 (by phone from Bouaké, Ivory Coast)

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2014-10-23 Canada

Canada's jihadists: Country in shock after spate of attacks (part 2)

Canada is in shock. Twice in three days, recent converts to radical Islam have carried out attacks in this usually peaceful nation. Were this week's attacks avoidable? Will more...

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2014-10-23 Canada

Canada's jihadists: Country in shock after spate of attacks

Canada is in shock. Twice in three days, recent converts to radical Islam have carried out attacks in this usually peaceful nation. Were this week's attacks avoidable? Will more...

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2014-10-22 DR Congo

Rape as a weapon of war: How to stop impunity in eastern Congo? (part 2)

One person can make a difference in the fight to stop mass rape in conflict zones. François Picard’s panel includes a colleague of Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, who has...

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2014-10-22 DR Congo

Rape as a weapon of war: How to stop impunity in eastern Congo?

One person can make a difference in the fight to stop mass rape in conflict zones. François Picard’s panel includes a colleague of Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, who has...

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2014-10-21 crime

Oscar Pistorius sentenced: Does the punishment fit the crime? (part 2)

A five-year sentence; at least eight months behind bars before early release. South African paralympic star Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced in Pretoria after a trial that...

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