AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Charles Konan Barry

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Didier Drogba, Truth Commissioner

It’s clear that truth and reconciliation commissions are half-successful attempts at inventing half-baked feelings of national identities (turning a blind eye to economic restoration in South Africa; with some self-interested pressure from above in Rwanda). So it is interesting to note that Côte d’Ivoire’s new president Alassane Ouattara reasoned that one of the first things