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Cote D’Ivoire


Podcast: Phil Clark summarises reactions to ‘Distant Justice: The Impact of the ICC on African Politics’ during a book tour of five countries

Introduction to a roundtable discussion about the International Criminal Court and Africa, held at Africa Research Institute on 12 June 2019.

Why international justice must go local: the ICC in Africa

Criticism of the ICC on the grounds of anti-African bias or neo-colonialism is simplistic. It overstates the power of the ICC and underestimates the ability of African states to manipulate the Court for their own ends.

Bloomberg, 7 September 2017

ARI's Senior Researcher Nick Branson was quoted by Bloomberg on political dynamics in Cote d’Ivoire ahead of the party congress of the RDR, the largest member of the governing coalition.

Africa Check, 4 September 2017

Nick Branson, ARI Senior Researcher, was consulted by Africa Check in their attempt to verify that Kenya’s Supreme Court was the first such African institution to overturn a presidential election.
The Africa Report

The Africa Report, September 2017

Nick Branson, ARI Senior Researcher, was quoted in an article about Guillaume Soro, President of the National Assembly of Cote d’Ivoire which appears in the September print edition of The Africa Report.
Radio France International

Radio France Internationale, 13 May 2017

ARI Senior Researcher, Nick Branson, was interviewed by RFI regarding the renewed military mutinies in Cote d’Ivoire.

Constitution-making in Côte d’Ivoire

There has never been a meaningful attempt to consult Ivorians on the content of their constitution, let alone reach a consensus. The current process is a missed opportunity, but it should not come as a surprise.

Polls apart? Seven parallels between Côte d’Ivoire and Tanzania

Some 7,000km and three time zones separate Côte D’Ivoire and Tanzania. As they both go to the polls on 25 October 2015 to elect a new president, Nick Branson suggests seven intriguing commonalities.