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CAR interim president to step down

Michel Djotodia will step down at a summit of regional leaders amid frustration at his failure to quell religious violence in the country.

Côte d’Ivoire youth leader wants ICC warrant rejected

Lawyers for Charles Ble Goude, wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, say he should be tried by a local court.

Ivorians tally votes after peaceful parliamentary elections

Côte d'Ivoire is awaiting results from its first parliamentary election for a decade, after an opposition boycott failed to disrupt proceedings.

UN to boost military force in Côte d’Ivoire after attacks

The UN and regional governments are deploying additional soldiers to Côte d'Ivoire's border area with Liberia after deadly attacks on villages.

Côte d’Ivoire’s Ouattara vows to restore security

Côte d'Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara has promised to quickly restore security and prosperity to a nation broken by civil war.

‘New era of hope’ in Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire's internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara called for peace after his rival was arrested on Monday.

UN, French helicopters attack Gbagbo forces

UN and French helicopters attacked forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo, damaging the presidential residence in Abidjan.

UN, French attack Gbagbo’s heavy weapons

UN and French helicopters attacked forces loyal to incumbent Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo late into Sunday night.

Gbagbo’s forces attack Ouattara’s Abidjan base

Forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo stepped up a counter-attack on presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara on Saturday.

Poll hiccup damages Nigeria’s image

Nigeria's attempt to show it can run world-class polls was dealt a heavy blow.

Côte d’Ivoire’s Ouattara seeks recovery despite stand-off

Côte d'Ivoire presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara has called for an end to sanctions and sought to return the war-torn country to normal.

Heavy fighting loosens Gbagbo’s grip

Forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's presidential claimant launched a major assault on the presidential palace on Tuesday.

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