Rearrange the letters in the name of an African country to produce something a little risque'.

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    $\begingroup$ You might need to be a little more specific. There are a lot of anagrams of African country names. $\endgroup$ Jan 8, 2017 at 19:13
  • $\begingroup$ The list you referenced is incomplete. There is enough information in the clue to narrow the number of possibilities. $\endgroup$
    – user33359
    Jan 8, 2017 at 19:17
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    $\begingroup$ OK, that's actually quite neat. +1. $\endgroup$ Jan 8, 2017 at 19:30
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    $\begingroup$ The title is so clickbaity $\endgroup$
    – bleh
    Jan 8, 2017 at 22:13

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The answer is


an anagram of


The question hints at this as the unique answer by

saying risque' instead of "risqué". This unnecessary use of an apostrophe suggested that we should be looking for words containing apostrophes, and the only country in Africa whose name contains an apostrophe is Cote D'Ivoire.

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    $\begingroup$ A further explanation of the answer: The diacritical mark in risque was, of course, the key. It hinted at an apostrophe in the solution as well as perhaps a French derivation: erotic vide'o is an anagram of cote d'ivoire $\endgroup$
    – user33359
    Jan 8, 2017 at 19:41
  • $\begingroup$ for some reason I read the second word in the answer as "butters". XD $\endgroup$
    – user64742
    Jan 9, 2017 at 7:24
  • $\begingroup$ @TheGreatDuck "The butters is"? $\endgroup$ Jan 9, 2017 at 12:30
  • $\begingroup$ @randal'thor youtube.com/watch?v=y0psqsXztEo Thanks for reminding me of this. Now I got it stuck in my head again. XD $\endgroup$
    – user64742
    Jan 9, 2017 at 16:00

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