Friday, December 3, 2010
News from the Ivory Coast
There was a presidential election last Sunday, and the opposition candidate was declared the winner. But the president, who lost re-election, closed the borders to the country and barred foreign media on Thursday which, as one reporter wrote, is "a dangerous development that barely falls short of a military coup. But not the traditional type of coup against a sitting president, it's rather a coup on the future one."
And now, what do you know? The sitting president has been declared the winner of the election.
Not a pretty picture. One you might want to keep your eye on and add to your prayers.
Labels: Africa, in the news
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