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Ouattara forces attack Gbagbo’s Abidjan residence

Fighters loyal to presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara attacked the residence of incumbent Laurent Gbagbo in Abidjan early on Friday.

Pro-Ouattara forces reach Ivorian capital

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

Ivorian cocoa prices fall, planters abandon farms

Cocoa beans are piling in east Côte d'Ivoire because of an embargo, while plummeting farmgate prices has pushed planters to abandon farms.

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.

Ivorian leader ahead in poll, faces run-off

Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo was ahead in an election, the electoral commission said on Thursday, but he will face a run-off vote.

ANCYL: Close Twitter

A curious statement released by the ANCYL calling for the 'closer' of Twitter is fast becoming viral on the popular social network.

Gibbs faces backlash after launch of autobiography

Bad boy of South African cricket Herschelle Gibbs faced a backlash on Tuesday following the launch of his controversial book, <i>To the Point</i>.

Côte d’Ivoire awaits results after millions vote

C&ocirc;te d'Ivoire's election commission and the main political parties gathered in results from across the country on Monday.

Côte d’Ivoire calm as voters go to polls

Ivorians went to the polls on Sunday for their first chance in a decade to choose a president and observers said the vote was proceeding peacefully.

Côte d’Ivoire rebels, army to disarm from December

Côte d'Ivoire government troops and rebels controlling the country's north will start to disarm by December 22 before forming a new national army, a foreign peace mediator said on Thursday. The announcement was made by an aide to Djibril Bassole, Foreign Affairs Minister of neighbouring Burkina Faso.

Côte d’Ivoire customs strike over toxic-waste case

Customs officials in Côte d'Ivoire began a strike on Tuesday to demand the release of three colleagues imprisoned over a toxic-waste scandal, preventing registration of cocoa shipments for export, an official said. ''Ships which already have their [customs] documents signed can leave [the port] but ships which will try to obtain them today [Tuesday] will be blocked,'' one customs officer said.

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