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Ouattara forces await Côte d’Ivoire end game

Hundreds of troops loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara are waiting to launch what they say will be the final assault on Abidjan.

Chad ‘in control’ after rebel attack, says president

Chad's government is in total control of the country after beating off a rebel offensive, President Idriss Déby Itno said on Wednesday. Making his first public appearance since rebels attacked the capital, Ndjamena, on the weekend, Déby accused the president of neighbouring Sudan of backing the rebel offensive.

More South Africans to be airlifted from Chad

It is hoped that four more South Africans will be airlifted from Chad to Gabon on Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. The four South Africans were already at the French military base in Chad's capital Ndjamena. Three other South Africans remained stranded and were still hoping to fly out of the country.

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