MEMORABLE SPEECHES BY AFRICAN FOUNDING FATHERS: Felix Houphouet-Boigny (First President of Ivory Coast, May,1963)

Ladies and Gentlemen: Your Imperial Majesty, Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies, and Gentlemen Having followed with growing interest the statements of my illustrious colleagues, I wondered as I came to this rostrum, whether it would not be extremely reasonable on my part to make the shortest speech of my whole political career, saying to you quite […]