civil war

By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Sep 6th, 2012
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Once upon a time racism used to be relatively easy to pin down. It was segregated lunch counters and slave ships, it was nooses and chains, it was the legal oppression of a group of people on account of the color of their skin. Then racism stopped being a set of laws and became an […]...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 13th, 2011
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Abidjan – Forces allied with internationally recognised Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara on Sunday seized control of a fourth town from forces loyal to strongman Laurent Gbagbo in the west of the country, both sides reported. After fighting, the New Forces (FN) fighters “took the town ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 13th, 2011
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Abidjan – Troops loyal to Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo went on a rampage on Saturday, randomly shelling an area of Abidjan in what his rival’s camp insisted was a show of force as his power dwindles. As international sanctions cut off his funding and tightened the noose around his...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 10th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama has condemned “abhorrent” violence in the Ivory Coast after escalating clashes left scores dead. At least three men and a woman on Wednesday became the latest victims of a bloody post-electoral crisis when they were shot dead in Abidjan’s Treichville neighb...