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Huge Win for Ivory Coast President

October 28th, 2015

Episode 532 of 1091 episodes

Will Alassane Ouattara's landslide election victory bring prosperity to Ivorians?Cynthia Ohayon at the International Crisis Group in Abidjan gives us her assessment. Also in the programme, the European Parliament has rejected a plan to give individual member states the power to ban genetically modified food. We host a discussion between GM supporter Ian Duncan, who is a Scottish Conservative MEP, and Bart Staes, a Belgian Green MEP, who is anti-GM. Plus we talk to Philippe Mellier, chief executive of diamond giant De Beers about why his company is running out of things to sell. And we have a report on the new generation of board games that are proving a big hit with investors.

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