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Christophe Koffi

Christophe Koffi

    Côte d'Ivoire reconciliation at 'dead end'
    Côte d'Ivoire reconciliation at 'dead end'
    More than two years after a political and military crisis that claimed at least 3 000 lives in Côte d'Ivoire in the wake...
    Palm oil makers take aim at global 'smear campaign'
    Palm oil makers take aim at global 'smear campaign'
    Countering their increasingly vocal critics was the main aim of producers attending the first African Palm Oil Congress, hosted by...
    Curvy or slender? Beauty wars break out in Côte d’Ivoire
    Curvy or slender? Beauty wars break out in Côte d’Ivoire
    "African" curves or an "international" silhouette? On the airwaves and the catwalks of Côte d’Ivoire, a war of words has broken out between...
    Heavy gunfire erupts in pro-Gbagbo district in Abidjan
    Heavy gunfire erupts in pro-Gbagbo district in Abidjan
    Heavy gunfire erupted in a district of Abidjan on Wednesday as Côte d'Ivoire's new government forces tried to dislodge militia loyal to...
    Pro-Gbagbo supporters hold massive rally in Abidjan
    Pro-Gbagbo supporters hold massive rally in Abidjan
    Thousands of supporters of Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo were holding an overnight rally in Abijdan on Sunday, as international efforts...
    Fighting threatens mediation efforts in Côte d'Ivoire
    Fighting threatens mediation efforts in Côte d'Ivoire
    An upsurge in factional fighting in Côte d'Ivoire on Wednesday threatened diplomatic efforts to end a months-old tug-of-war between rival...
    Mediators leave Côte d'Ivoire without deal
    Mediators leave Côte d'Ivoire without deal
    African mediators left Côte d'Ivoire without a breakthrough in the West African nation's presidential vote crisis after the man the world says...
    Côte d'Ivoire troops seal off seat of Ouattara 'govt'
    Côte d'Ivoire troops seal off seat of Ouattara 'govt'
    Troops loyal to isolated Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo sealed off roads to the hotel that houses his enemy Alassane Ouattara's rival...
    Elections in sight in Côte d'Ivoire
    Elections in sight in Côte d'Ivoire
    Mediator Blaise Compaore looked to have sealed a deal to end Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis on Monday after the key players agreed to salvage a...
    Guinea pledges to cooperate with UN inquiry
    Guinea pledges to cooperate with UN inquiry
    Guinea's isolated military junta has pledged to cooperate with a United Nations inquiry into a massacre of opposition demonstrators last month, the...
    Côte d'Ivoire zoo looks to South Africa for help
    Côte d'Ivoire zoo looks to South Africa for help
    Once one of West Africa's most stunning zoos, Abidjan's menagerie became a sad victim of the country's political turmoil but help from South Africa...
    Côte d'Ivoire under arms embargo
    Côte d'Ivoire under arms embargo
    Côte d'Ivoire was under an arms embargo on Tuesday after a unanimous vote in the United Nations Security Council aiming to quell a new wave...