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By SomalilandPress On Monday, April 11th, 2011

Standoff ends with Gbagbo’s capture

SYDNEY — IVORY COAST’S former leader Laurent Gbagbo was captured by French forces last night after a 10-day battle for Abidjan. Mr Gbagbo, whose refusal to step down after losing a presidential election More...

By Teresa On Monday, April 4th, 2011

Africa: Democracy by Civil War

The Shell Game of African Democracy If the Ivory Coast, one of the most prosperous African countries, can be considered a template for political change on the continent, democracy can replace dictatorship only by More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 6th, 2011
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Is Ivory Coast sliding towards a civil war?

ABIDJAN — Rebels opposed to the strongman Laurent Gbagbo seized a town near the Liberian border on Sunday, a rebel spokesman said, in a further sign of Ivory Coast’s possible slide toward civil war. A top commander More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Defying international pressure, incumbent takes office in Ivory Coast

Abidjan, Ivory Coast (CNN) — Laurent Gbagbo was sworn in Saturday for another term as president of the Ivory Coast, despite international concerns about whether he rightfully won a recent runoff election. Gbagbo More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, January 15th, 2010

Ivory Coast outclass Ghana to reach last eight

CABINDA, Angola (Somalilandpress) — Ivory Coast became the first team to reach the African Nations Cup quarter-finals after beating Ghana 3-1 with 10 men in Group B on Friday. A Didier Drogba header in the More...