· February, 2011

Stories about Burkina Faso from February, 2011

Côte d’Ivoire: About Gbagbo's Pan-Africanism

  1 February 2011

With the death anniversary of Patrice Lumumba and Gbagbo's Pan-Africanist speech, many started likening both men to the fathers of Pan-Africanism. It happens that Laurent Gbagbo himself compares himself to Robert Mugabe. Many Internet users and thinkers have reacted on this subject. Anna Gueye offers us an overview of the history behind it and the contents of the debate: