Don’t Forget the Ivory Coast

With all the media attention surrounding the political uprisings and regime changes in Tunisia and Egypt, the media seems to have forgotten about the political power struggle in the Ivory Coast, where former president Laurent Gbagbo is attempting to cling to power in the wake of Alassane Ouattara’s election victory.

Given the media’s relatively short attention span when it comes to news in sub-Saharan Africa, it’s important to remember that stories don’t end just because coverage does.
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