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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

Population: 23.69 mn.
GDP: $36.37 bn.
Debt: $11.34 bn.

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Not all necessary powers

Power struggles and postcolonial fantasies prevent the UN from disentangling the conflict

There is no sign of a letup in the conflict between President Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Konan Banny, the former banker appointed Prime Minister last November. The United Nations S...


Bane of Banny

The ruling Front Populaire Ivoirien's withdrawal from the national power-sharing government on 16 January serves up the first full-blown crisis to Prime Minister Charles Konan Bann...


Circling the wagons

President Gbagbo tells his followers to talk peace and prepare for war

The regime in Abidjan is threatened by northern rebels and allies of the sacked army chief, General Mathias Doué. President Laurent Gbagbo has told ruling party officials an...


Time's up

Threats and ethnic rivalries get wilder as President Gbagbo's mandate runs out

Violence looms again. President Laurent Gbagbo's five-year term in office ended on 26 October but he insists on staying on. National elections are blocked by the stalemate between ...


No polls, no peace

Mediators come and go but President Gbagbo wants to go on and on

President Laurent Gbagbo and United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan agree on one thing: elections cannot be held on 30 October. This is at once obvious and crushing. The one h...


Private coups

With over 10,000 peacekeepers in country, France and the United Nations are pressing President Laurent Gbagbo to demobilise his militias (AC Vol 46 No 14). He has been rattled by e...


Peace postponed

As the disarmament and election timetables slip, the country is crumbling

Another crisis, another timetable for peace. Disarmament must now get underway by the end of this month. The mediators are reluctant to admit that elections cannot be held on 30 Oc...


Twixt South Africa and France

Top Ivorian politicians will be under pressure to agree terms for the October elections and to implement commitments already made in fresh talks in South Africa on 3 April. Due to ...


High noon

President Laurent Gbagbo is heading for another showdown with France. He is rebuilding his modest airforce, bombed to cinders by French jets on 6 November after loyalist forces had...


Another man with a plan

Outside the country Gbagbo has few friends - but inside, he is a force to be reckoned with

The big guns of the African Union have lost patience with President Laurent Gbagbo. South African President Thabo Mbeki was heading to Abidjan on 2 December to try to halt his appa...


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