Peace on a Precipice: Cote d'Ivoire

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Ten years ago Côte d'Ivoire and Zimbabwe were believed to and economically successful. Since then both countries have seen a dramatic decline in prosperity, hallmarked by poor governance, bad leadership, racism, xenophobia and clumsy efforts at land reform. In 2005 both held elections. Côte d'Ivoire is the most immediately worrying, its crisis could blow up into a bloody all-out civil war that would serious implications for West Africa.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-23
Number of pages2
JournalThe World Today
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2005
Externally publishedYes

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The World Today © 2005 Royal Institute of International Affairs


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