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· February, 2012

Stories about Cote d'Ivoire from February, 2012

International Mother Language Day in Francophone Regions

February 21st is International Mother Language Day. Discussion of the origins of this celebration, and a brief review of current developments in French language and new technologies.

Africa: Vote for the Most Influential African Thinker Alive

Africa is a Country blog wants readers to vote for one influential African thinker from a list of 12 candidates. The list includes Chinua Achebe (Nigeria), Mahmood Mamdani (Uganda), Mamdouh...

Africa: 2012 Cup Semi-Finals Put West Africa in the Spotlight

The semi-finals of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations are causing great excitement in West Africa, as three out of four teams still in competition hail from this region. Francois-Xavier...

Africa: Highs and Lows of the 2012 African Cup of Nations

People unite around their national football teams in Africa more than anywhere else in the world. In the fervour surrounding the 2012 African Cup of Nations, there are two points...

Africa: 2012 Cup of Nations Delivers Many Surprises

The first round of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations has been full of surprises as tournament favourites, such as Senegal and Morocco, have already been eliminated. Tweets from around...

Côte d'Ivoire: Hackers Threaten Intelligence Agency Upon Arrest of Journalist

Managing editor of newspaper Le Patriote, Charles Sanga, was arrested by the Ivorian intelligence agency, DTS, following a controversial story about the constitutional court of Côte d'Ivoire. The next day,...

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