Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo is refusing steadfastly to relinquish power, despite the circle of opposition and UN troops closing in around the
Getting hold of food and water is becoming an increasingly difficult task for civilians as the fight for Abidjan rages on.
Power cuts are frequent
Cocoa prices have picked up as a prolonged conflict between presidential rivals in Ivory Coast appeared close to a conclusion.
Ivory Coast is the
How long can Laurent Gbagbo resist?
As attacks intensify on his presidential palace and residence, Ivory Coast’s embattled leader is digging in his
Ivory Coast’s cornered Laurent Gbagbo is under siege in his residence in Abidjan after his troops fended off yesterday’s attack by his rival’s
Locals living near the residence where Laurent Gbagbo and his family are sheltering had a clear view of the attempt by his rival’s forces to get him
On Wednesday, forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara stormed the presidential palace in an attempt to oust Laurent Gbagbo. The fighting lasted several
An Africa expert at the Institute for International and Strategic Relations in Paris spoke to euronews about events in Ivory Coast.
Late last year, the people of Ivory Coast hoped finally to turn their back on years of civil war and conflict and turn a new page via the ballot
There was a time when Laurent Gbagbo was the rebel.
In his twenties, the young history lecturer spent two years in jail after his teaching and
Fighting has reached the bunker of the presidential palace in Ivory Coast, as forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, attempt to force out Laurent Gbagbo
Forces loyal to Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant say they have stormed the bunker where incumbent Laurent Gbagbo has taken refuge.
Gbagbo is not
In the Ivory Coast confusion surrounds the position of Laurent Gbagbo. The United Nations and France maintain his departure is being
Once the political crisis in Ivory Coast is resolved, the problems in the country will not be over. Aid agencies are warning a of massive
In Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo appears to be on the brink of finally agreeing to step down. The situation is confused however. Following earlier
In Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo appears to be on the brink of finally agreeing to step down. The situation is confused however, In fact at one point
“A colonial power even several decades afterwards is always unjustified in pronouncing a judgment on the internal affairs of its former colony – and
For people caught up on the conflict in Yemen the situation is deteriorating rapidly, with basic necessities becoming more scarce and unreliable. For
Ivory Coast’s bitter and bloody four month old power struggle appears to be in its final act.
Incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo is on the verge of
Ivory Coast’s incumbent leader is on the verge of surrendering power, according to France’s Prime Minister.
Francois Fillon says two Ivory Coast
After UN and French intervention against his heavy weapons capabilities, Laurent Gbagbo’s presidential palace has now come under sustained attack.
Euronews spoke to a French businessman living in Abidjan about the atmosphere in the city as pro-Ouattara troops, with the help of UN and French
It is the fiercest fighting yet in the battle for Abidjan.
After UN and French intervention against his heavy weapons capabilities, Laurent
United Nations attack helicopters have fired rockets near Laurent Gbagbo’s official residence in Ivory Coast’s Abidjan.
Forces belonging to his
French military forces have been stepping up their action in Ivory Coast where a conflict between two claimants to the Presidency is becoming
It looks like the final showdown has begun.
After days of waiting, troops loyal to Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara have