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David Youant

David Youant

    World pressure mounts after Côte d'Ivoire bloodshed
    World pressure mounts after Côte d'Ivoire bloodshed
    International pressure was mounting on Friday on Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo after his forces launched a deadly crackdown on supporters of...
    Gbagbo accuses foreign powers of wooing army
    Gbagbo accuses foreign powers of wooing army
    Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis took a disturbing new turn on Sunday after Laurent Gbagbo, clinging defiantly to power after disputed polls,...
    Mbeki urges peace amid unrest fears in Côte d'Ivoire
    Mbeki urges peace amid unrest fears in Côte d'Ivoire
    International mediators on Monday urged a peaceful end to a political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire amid the threat of unrest and growing world pressure...
    Côte d'Ivoire in lockdown as leaders reject vote results
    Côte d'Ivoire in lockdown as leaders reject vote results
    Côte d'Ivoire was in lockdown on Friday with ports, borders, and airports sealed and foreign broadcasts jammed as President Laurent Gbagbo's...
    At least 140 dead in DRC river disaster
    At least 140 dead in DRC river disaster
    At least 140 people have died after an ferry overturned in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said on Thursday.
    DRC rejects report of LRA massacre
    DRC rejects report of LRA massacre
    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government on Tuesday dismissed Human Rights Watch (HRW) charges that Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels...
    UN teaches DRC women to tackle rape
    UN teaches DRC women to tackle rape
    Five goats and some money used to be the price to forget an act of rape in the south-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, but UN staff are...