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· March, 2011

Stories about Cote d'Ivoire from March, 2011

29 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Where is Gbagbo's General, Philippe Magou?

Monday March 14, 2011, was a busy day in Côte d'Ivoire. After violence this past weekend in the Abobo district of southerly economic capital Abidjan, Ivorians in the city were woken...

23 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: “Why is no one intervening in Ivory Coast?”

Violence continues in Ivory Coast. Charles Blé Goudé has called for the Young Patriots, supporters of the outgoing president, Laurent Gbagbo, to enlist in the army. Now thousands of young...

22 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: After Failed Mediation, Is the Worst Yet to Come?

The meeting of five African Union (AU) heads of states about Côte d'Ivoire's state of electoral deadlock made it briefly possible to believe for a short while that a détente...

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20 March 2011

Côte d’Ivoire : Terror in Abidjan

Abidjan a connu avant le début de la guérilla qui sévit depuis quelques jours une série de violences inédites, des attaques contre les domiciles privés des adversaires politiques de Laurent...

18 March 2011

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Côte d'Ivoire: Gbagbo Rulings Ridiculed on Twitter

In the ongoing struggle between presidential candidates Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara, that has been going on in the West African nation of Côte d'Ivoire since the presidential elections of...

17 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: When Ethnic Hate Shadows Politics

Abobo and Yopougon are two districts of Abidjan, the economic capital city of Côte d'Ivoire. Different ethnic and religious groups have mixed peacefully in the areas, until the recent Ivorian...

10 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Ushahidi gaining popularity among citizens

Côte d'Ivoire: Fear of Medicine Shortage Looms

The political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire is ongoing, without any prospect of a solution in the short-term. Doctors in the country have warned of the prospect of imminent medical shortages,...

8 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: A Solution to the Post-Electoral Crisis?

The post-electoral crisis across Cote d'Ivoire is dragging on since two opposing leaders, Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara both claim to have won. A sequence of violent events have followed,...

4 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Who Killed the Seven Women Protestors? (Videos)

What was supposed to be a peaceful march ended up as a bloodbath on Thursday March 3, 2011. During an all female protest organised in Abobo, a district of economic...

Cote d'Ivoire: Can The Calls for Peace be Heard?

In an extremely tense situation in Cote d'Ivoire, where the United Nations has warned of a civil war in the making, a few Ivorian netizens are pleading for peace and...

Côte d'Ivoire: Facebook and Twitter, Messengers of Death

Seven women supporting elected President Alassane Ouatara were shot dead during a protest on March 3, 2011, in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire by security forces loyal to incumbent President Gbagbo. As...

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