The African Magazine

Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds talks Togo's president Faure Gnassingbe at the presidential palace in Lome.

Obama’s first-term Africa policy

Jibril Ture U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s January 2012 whirlwind trip to four West African countries in two days – Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo and Cape Verde – followed by an 11-day whistle-stop......


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Cote d'Ivoire's founding father Felix Houphouet-Boigny, seated, shakes hands with then-prime minister Alassane Ouattara

President Alassane Ouattara’s express bio

  BY JIBRIL TURE Alassane Ouattara was born in 1942 in Dimbokro, northern Cote d’Ivoire. He earned his High School Diploma at age 20 in Ouagadougou, the capital of then-Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso....