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“Among many other benefits, human development can help drive Africa’s structural transformation by speeding both the rate of innovation and uptake of new technologies,” said Pedro Conceição, Chief Economist at UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa. “But for this to happen, more attention should be paid to improving access to and quality of education and healthcare systems, transforming agriculture and fostering job creation in order to narrow income inequalities.”
ECOWAS Leaders Reluctant to Use Force: Fear of Being Bogged Down in Urban War and the Potential Reprisals on Millions of people from Ghana, Nigeria and Burkina Faso living in the Ivory Coast
France 24- A delegation of African leaders left the Ivory Coast late Monday after failing to convince Gbagbo to cede power to Ouattara, who has been internationally recognised as the winner of the Ivorian election of November 28. The joint AU-ECOWAS statement said Gbagbo had “agreed to negotiate a peaceful end to the crisis without… Read More ›
Int’l Coup D’etat in Ivory Coast: Ousting Gbagbo- Applying the Laws of the Jungle, “Might Makes Right”
“Calling for Laurent Gbagbo, a legal, constitutional, and legitimate President of Ivory Coast to cede power a person who is an illegal, unconstitutional and illegal winner of the Ivorian election to be President of the Ivory Coast is a very bad dangerous precedents we see unfolding championed, unfortunately by the International community. There is nothing anywhere called legitimate force ECOWAS can use as excuse to evade the sovereignty of the Ivory Coast and overthrow a legitimate President and replace him with a illegitimate winner of the Ivorian election as President of Ivory Coast”.
Liberia is noted for its uncharacteristic hospitality, hardly found anywhere else and it surely came into focus when Ivorians fleeing the crisis in Ivory Coast for safety and fear that the conflict could burst into a full blown war are entering Liberia daily by the thousands. According to Liberia Information Minister Cletus Sieh in an interview with BBC Focus… Read More ›
Reuters By RFI-France has advised its nationals living in Côte d’Ivoire to leave the country after UN head Ban Ki-Moon said there was “a real risk” of a return to civil war. Germany followed suit on Wednesday in recommending its nationals leave the country. On Wednesday, French government spokesman Francois Baroin told reporters that France… Read More ›
The Congress for Democratic Change, CDC, Liberia largest opposition political party of football icon George Weah held a highly classified strategic working teleconference last night which lasted late into the early morning hours up to 2:00 am this morning. Sources inside the party attending the teleconference, all of whom asked for anonymity, informed this entity that the… Read More ›
“ECOWAS Lights Up Rural Liberia, eighteen rural Liberian communities will soon see their cities and towns light up very soon for the first time in a long time since the outbreak of the ended 14 year civil war withh the coming into operation Cross-Border Electricity Supply project”.