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Ouattara forces begin Abidjan assault

Forces backing Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara began a fresh assault to remove Laurent Gbagbo from his last stronghold in Abidjan on Monday.

Ouattara says forces ‘at gates’ of Abidjan

Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara said his fighters were "at the gates" of Abidjan on Thursday after an advance aimed at unseating Laurent Gbagbo.

Pro-Ouattara forces reach Ivorian capital

Forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara reached the country's official capital.

Ouattara forces push south in Côte d’Ivoire

Forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara advanced on Tuesday to within 200km of the two main port cities.

Ivorian gunmen move closer to central Abidjan

Ivorian gunmen fighting to depose Laurent Gbagbo after he refused to concede an election were advancing across Abidjan on Monday.

Dietary supplements: food for thought

The popularity of supplements has grown markedly in South Africa.

Ivorian forces kill seven as post-election toll hits 365

Ivorian security forces shot dead seven women protesters on Thursday and the UN said at least 365 people had died in post-poll violence.

Fresh gun battles erupt in Côte d’Ivoire

Gunfire shook Abidjan on Wednesday as forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo clashed with gunmen backing his presidential rival.

Zuma mobbed by angry crowd in Côte d’Ivoire

As African presidents met in Côte d'Ivoire to end the crisis, President Jacob Zuma was mobbed by angry youths to highlight their problems.

Ivorian troops kill protesters, AU team arrives

Ivorian troops killed at least six protesters calling on Laurent Gbagbo to step down as leader on Monday as African presidents arrived in Abidjan.

Time running out for Côte d’Ivoire, says AU’s Odinga

Time is running out for a peaceful settlement of Côte d'Ivoire's crisis, Kenyan premier Raila Odinga said on Friday.

Ouattara: No risk of civil war in Côte d’Ivoire

Military intervention in Côte d'Ivoire will not necessarily trigger a civil war, presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara said on Wednesday.

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