Mar 17th, 2012
New York, The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire has said it is encouraged by the pace of its arms collection exercise that started in June last year, but noted that much remains to be done to take away weapons from civilians and those who may have participated in past conflicts. “T...
Apr 5th, 2011
Ivory Coast’s strongman leader Laurent Gbagbo holed up in a bunker inside the presidential residence Tuesday, defiantly maintaining he won the election four months ago even as troops backing the internationally recognized winner encircled the home. Gbagbo’s comments by telephone to France...
Mar 15th, 2011
A member of the Ghanaian mission in the UNO Cote d `Ivoire (UNOCI) was last Saturday wounded in Abidjan by a” youth group “during an `attack` a UN vehicle which was subsequently set on fire and bet into ashes, said spokesman of the mission. A five minutes video exclusively available to The Hera...
Mar 6th, 2011
The United Nations plans to add 2,000 more soldiers to its peacekeeping mission in the Ivory Coast amid escalating violence between supporters of rival politicians. Laurent Gbagbo, the incumbent leader, is defying calls to step down after an electoral commission declared he lost the election in Novem...