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Cote d'Ivoire: Toxic Waste Scandal

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Environment

Kangni Alem writes (Fr):”There is no virtue in politics, let alone in business. The case of the toxic waste from a Greek (or was it Russian?) ship dumped in Abidjan [1] illustrates the violence of this maxim and reminds me that since the 80s, political leaders and economic elites of Africa have regularly been tempted by easy profits linked to the illegal commerce of toxic waste.”