Eddie and Sue Arthur

Tag: Ivory Coast

Inside the Battle for Ivory Coast

This remarkable, twenty four minute film is from Channel Four in the UK. It is harrowing to watch, but it gives a picture of how things were through the fighting for Abidjan. Incredibly sad. Click on the image… Read More

The Violence Has Not Stopped

This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other websites, pictures or media content will no longer be valid. Things change on the web and it is impossible for us… Read More

Good Stuff Other People Have Said

I could quite get into this “round-up of the week’s best posts” thing. It is certainly easier than coming up with something creative myself. Here are a few more blog posts that say things that I wish I… Read More

Democrat to Demagogue

There is an interesting, though rather distressing, article in the New York Times about Laurent Gbagbo by one of his former supporters: How did the man who was once seen as the father of Ivorian democracy turn to… Read More

Thoughts and Observations on Ivory Coast

I’ve just opened Facebook to discover that a couple of good friends and their children have just had a fortunate escape when a shell passed close to them and exploded close to some shipping containers nearby. The remaining… Read More

Intervention in Ivory Coast (French)

This piece by a French journalist is probably the best analysis that I’ve heard of the situation at the moment. I will try and blog to give some background from my perspective soon. The key phrase in the… Read More

What is the Value of Twitter?

I’ve always been somewhat ambivalent about Twitter. I quite enjoy using it, but I also find the limit of 160 characters makes it more or less impossible to say anything at all nuanced. So why do I use… Read More

Sliding into Civil War?

This 25 min video is from Al Jazeera This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other websites, pictures or media content will no longer be valid. Things change on… Read More

Ivory Coast: the Pace Intensifies

It is very hard to keep up with the news from Ivory Coast, today. Things are moving very quickly and there is a lot of claim and counter-claim on twitter which makes it hard to sort out the… Read More

War?

As the world turns its collective gaze on the increasingly complex situation in Libya, events in Ivory Coast continue to go from bad to worse. I’ve tried to chronicle some of the issues in the country, but to… Read More

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