World Lens — Week in Review: Aug. 1

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  • 20,000 Flee Ethiopia Clashes
  • Unwed couple stoned to death in Mali
  • 200,000 civilians attempt to flee Syrian city of Aleppo
  • 073112 global uk looses olympic stadium keys soccer
  • France forgives $4 Billion of Ivory Coast's debt
  • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
  • Ebola hits Uganda
  • Silicone ring may help curb HIV
  • Namibia forcibly sterilized HIV positive women
  • Jamaica’s Olympic garb gets the Marley treatment
  • Cuban medical scam exposes botched surgeries

France Forgives $4 Billion of Ivory Coast's Debt

After a successful visit to France, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara was pleased to announce that France has decided to forgive the $4.67 billion in debt owed by the former colony.



 (Photo: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

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