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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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2015-05-29 Nigeria

Nigeria: Historic election, great challenges (part 1)

This week, the FRANCE 24 Debate heads to Nigeria for a special edition. From the fight against Boko Haram to the battle against corruption and poverty, Muhammadu Buhari, the new...

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2015-05-28 British politics

David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM meets Europe's leaders to plead his cause (part 2)

Lunch in The Hague, dinner in Paris, followed by breakfast in Warsaw and lunch in Berlin. That's the outline of a whistle-stop tour that David Cameron has embarked upon in his...

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2015-05-28 British politics

David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM meets Europe's leaders to plead his cause (part 1)

Lunch in The Hague, dinner in Paris, followed by breakfast in Warsaw and lunch in Berlin. That's the outline of a whistle-stop tour that David Cameron has embarked upon in his...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 2)

The world's most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football's governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 1)

The world’s most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football’s governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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