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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

Population: 24.29 mn.
GDP: $40.39 bn.
Debt: $13.43 bn.

news from Côte d'Ivoire

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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...


Foul play

Delegates talk peace in Paris but back home the killings continue and divisions deepen

Major changes to laws on eligibility to hold political office and to own land have been outlined by Côte d'Ivoire's political parties and rebel movements meeting in France si...


A new front opens

France is determined to enforce the peace but may find the latest rebels hard to handle

The images of frightened Ivorian people with bundles of possessions on their heads are even more shocking because the refugees are fleeing down well maintained tarmac roads with a ...


Fighting for peace

Peace talks are faltering, and West African states are reluctant to join a peacekeeping force, but no one has any better ideas

West African states have not given their wholehearted support to plans to send 2,000 peacekeeping troops to Côte d'Ivoire. Nigeria has said its forces will not take part ­...


Whose army?

The rebels are winning more territory and the government is losing more friends

Three weeks after the start of Côte d'Ivoire's armed uprising, its leaders have still not identified themselves. The rebel soldiers are overwhelmingly junior but someone clearly or...


The nightmare scenario

An army rebellion may send the once-prosperous country down the same road as its unstable neighbours

Côte d'Ivoire is in danger of fragmenting on ethnic lines as efforts to put down an army mutiny turn into an all-out assault on immigrants and on opponents of President Laure...


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