Fran Blandy

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Pro-Ouattara forces sweep through Côte d’Ivoire

Forces backing Alassane Ouattara captured key cities on Wednesday and warned rival Laurent Gbagbo they would march on his stronghold.

UN in Côte d’Ivoire under fire as rival camps take aim

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d'Ivoire was criticised by rival camps on Tuesday.

Fighting rocks Côte d’Ivoire as Gbagbo urged to quit

Heavy fighting broke out in Côte d'Ivoire on Wednesday hours after Alassane Ouattara offered rival Laurent Gbagbo a chance to quit power.

In Senegal, a sheep is man’s best friend

Senegal's most beautiful sheep is crowned in a competition that shows the bond between Senegalese men and their pets.

Will you leave your car at home?

What would it take for motorists to leave the comfort of their cars and venture on to daunting public transport? With traffic congestion choking economic activity, the government has caught on to international concepts like Car-Free Day -- taking place on Friday -- that aim to encourage people to do just that.

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