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Didier Drogba robbed in Cote d’Ivoire

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 10:56

Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba was robbed in his hotel while on holiday in Abidjan, Cote d`Ivoire last week.

Cote d`Ivoire in mourning over Abidjan stampede tragedy

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 08:54

New Year’s festivities in a stadium of Abidjan in Ivory Coast ended up being a nightmare as 61 people were crushed to death as a stampede broke out early on Tuesday.

Ivory Coast stampede claims over 60 lives

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 17:58

New Year festivities have claimed 60 lives as stampede broke out in a stadium in Ivory Coast’s city of Abidjan.

Ivory Coast: Coup plot by military exiles foiled

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 00:16

Ivory Coast`s interior minister says authorities have foiled a plot by military exiles loyal to the former president to overthrow the country`s democratically elected government.

Last Gbagbo stronghold falls in Abidjan: Authorities

Last Updated: Thursday, May 05, 2011, 09:48

More than 1,000 people died across Ivory Coast in the violence.

Ivory Coast warlord agrees to disarm his forces

Last Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 21:56

A renegade warlord in Ivory Coast on Saturday said he was ready to lay down his arms as ordered by the new president, but said it would take time to organise.

All fighters must disarm: Ivory Coast leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 19:03

Ivory Coast`s President Alassane Ouattara called on all fighters to put down their arms now that the longtime strongman has been captured after his refusal to cede power sparked violence leaving bodies piled at morgues.

Ouattara forces begin Abidjan assault

Last Updated: Monday, April 04, 2011, 20:30

As the conflict escalated, France ordered more troops into Ivory Coast.

Fighting abates in Ivory Coast economic capital

Last Updated: Sunday, April 03, 2011, 19:03

The streets of Ivory Coast`s economic capital Abidjan were deserted on Sunday while fighting abated near bastions of strongman Laurent Gbagbo.

Gbagbo forces kill at least 25 in Abidjan attacks: UN

Last Updated: Friday, March 18, 2011, 09:29

Ivory Coast has been in turmoil since polls between Laurent Gbagbo, Ouattara.

Abidjan plunged into fear as gun battles rage

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 09:20

Armed opponents of Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo advanced through Abidjan on Monday as heavy fighting spread to new parts of the economic capital, striking fear into residents.

AU mediators in Abidjan for last-ditch talks

Last Updated: Monday, February 07, 2011, 21:51

An investigation team is meeting with members of incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo`s govt.