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Alexandre Grosbois

Alexandre Grosbois

    Hike in world food prices sparks deadly riots in Africa
    Hike in world food prices sparks deadly riots in Africa
    African governments are nervously confronting a mounting wave of often deadly social unrest caused by the soaring cost of food and fuel.
    Mali opposition challenges election result
    Mali opposition challenges election result
    Mali's opposition vowed on Tuesday to challenge a weekend election that appears to have handed a new five-year mandate to incumbent President...
    Malians vote for new leader
    Malians vote for new leader
    Malians went to the polls on Sunday in presidential elections expected to hand the incumbent a second five-year term and boost the West African...
    Guinea troops pull down street barricades
    Guinea troops pull down street barricades
    Guinea's military ordered the country to go back to work as it removed barricades from the streets on Sunday following the lifting of martial law,...
    Guinea unions call end to fatal strike
    Guinea unions call end to fatal strike
    Guinean unions have called off a crippling 18-day strike in which 59 people died after securing a deal with embattled President Lasana Conte that...
    West Africa new hub for drug-trafficking networks
    West Africa new hub for drug-trafficking networks
    West Africa has become an increasingly important transit hub for trafficking cocaine to Europe as international criminal networks exploit the...
    Johnson-Sirleaf's standing boosted by Taylor's arrest
    Johnson-Sirleaf's standing boosted by Taylor's arrest
    Just months after winning Liberia's presidential election, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has scored a masterstroke at the start of her mandate by ably...
    African farmers sow cotton to harvest deficits
    African farmers sow cotton to harvest deficits
    Subsidies paid to cotton producers, especially in the United States, prompted an impassioned plea for a fairer deal on trade for Africa at a...