President Abdoulaye Wade's attempt to alter the Constitution highlights Senegal's decline as a model of democracy in West Africa.
06/24/2011 03:36 pm
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The nation's mining reforms are poised to set a new precedent for working with foreign investors.
05/25/2011 07:40 am
At a meeting in Dakar, Senegal this week, Japanese diplomats laid out Japan's proposal for a permanent African seat on the United Nations Security Council.
05/03/2011 12:40 pm
Kenya greeted Osama bin Laden's death as "justice." Other countries worry that America's battle against terrorism masks an attempt to expand military influence in Africa.
05/02/2011 02:51 pm
Rights groups warn that civilian casualties could be high as forces loyal to President-elect Alassane Ouattara surround the residence of incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo in Abidjan.
04/01/2011 12:57 pm
West African leaders called on the UN to take "all necessary action" to protect Ivorian civilians caught in a political standoff that has turned violent, but some others insist on an "African solution."
03/25/2011 03:04 pm
A resurgence of violence in Ivory Coast this weekend put a hold on African Union mediation efforts, but African leaders continue to resist international efforts to intervene further.
02/28/2011 01:08 pm
Africa Monitor Ivory Coast police fire live rounds to disperse protest as African Union ponders mediation
Police loyal to Ivory Coast's renegade incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo today dispersed a rally led by supporters of President-elect Alassane Ouattara.
02/19/2011 03:28 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma is set to go to Ivory Coast this weekend in a bid to negotiate a powersharing agreement that will pull the country back from the brink of another civil war.
02/17/2011 05:27 pm