Adovi John-Bosco Adotévi is director of the independent weekly, Motion d'Information. His extensive knowledge of African politics and world affairs comes from long experience as head of the foreign news departments for periodicals in Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire, as well as his association with the ANB-BNA news agency in Brussels. He holds a law degree from the University of Bordeaux (France), and in post-graduate studies in law (the diplome d'etudes superieures) from the Faculty of Law and Economic Studies in Dakar. One of his country's most distinguished critics, Mr. Adotévi is known throughout the region for his novel Sacrilege a Mandali, and for such essays as L'Apartheid et la societe international ("Apartheid and International Society"). His participation in the IWP is supported by the US Information Agency's International Visitor Program.