Paris pressures Bamako to deal with AQIM
Mali’s politically independent President Amadou Toumani Toure, known for his softly-softly approach, has not earned any plaudits for his weak response in dealing with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). However if Toure, who came to power in 2002, [. [...]
Gbagbo’s Operation "Tako Kele"
Despite the protests of eleven other candidates who wish they had a greater share of the limelight, Ivory Coast’s upcoming presidential election is a three-man race between incumbent Laurent Gbagbo, former president Henri Konan Bedie and former prime minister Alassane [. [...]