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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

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

news from Côte d'Ivoire

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After the phoney war

The Marcoussis peace accord is dead and a new opposition is born

Opposition parties and rebel groups have formed a common front against President Laurent Gbagbo and his militias after scores of people were killed when police fired on demonstrato...


Next year in Paris

President Laurent Gbagbo's state visit to France, now rescheduled for sometime in January, will test diplomatic limits on both sides. Gbagbo doesn't want to appear too chummy with ...


We interrupt . . .

Lieutenant Zadi's forcible interruption of state television programmes on 30 November to demand the withdrawal of French troops may presage a new offensive by loyalists of Presiden...


Another year, another plot

Peace remains a long way off for President Gbagbo and his divided opponents

Despite the repeated declarations of peace, Côte d'Ivoire's crisis is still far from solution. As the conflict heads into its second year, the splits between President Lauren...


Paris plotters

As relations worsen between President Laurent Gbagbo and Prime Minister Seydou Diarra, a coup plot is no great surprise. But the plotters, a group of mercenaries led by veteran tr...


Tout sauf Gbagbo?

Despite a new ceasefire signed by the government and rebels on 3 May, tension has scarcely abated. The latest flashpoint for violence is the students' union congress, where at leas...


Faux EO?

President Laurent Gbagbo, under fire over renewed claims that his government is using mercenaries to fight rebels in the north and west, may have thought he was hiring South Africa...


Unity's opponents

Gbagbo grudgingly cooperates with a French-brokered peace agreement

The 5 pm traffic jam of cars with African Development Bank licence plates heading out of Abidjan's Plateau business district to leafy villas in Cocody and Deux Plateaux is gone. In...


Hard-core Gbagbo

Around President Laurent Gbagbo is a hard core which is fiercely opposed to the Marcoussis peace accord and firmly convinced of the truth of Pastor Moïse Koré's asserti...


No deal

France's efforts to impose a peace accord have failed. Côte d'Ivoire will now dominate the Franco-African summit in Paris on 19-21 February, far more than the controversial p...


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