by Rebecca Sargent onDecember 17, 2010
Two men claim to have won the presidential election; two presidents were sworn in. Both sides are ratcheting up the violent rhetoric. At least nine people were killed; many more injured. Amid talk of death squads, Ivorians fear the worst.
October 1, 2011
These contemporary African ethnic groups have contributed most to the black population of the U.S.
April 11, 2011
The self-declared president of the Ivory Coast was arrested Monday, according to Ivorian, French and U.N. sources.
April 4, 2011
It is estimated that more than 1,000 people have been killed in the violence.
by Roger Stewart onApril 2, 2011
American media have largely ignored the nasty civil war in a West African nation that was once a model of success. Our best hope is a quick end to the power struggle.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 1, 2011
At least 80 have been treated for gunshot wounds, according to Doctors Without Borders.
December 22, 2010
French officials believe that civil war is imminent.
by Rebecca Sargent onDecember 10, 2010
With both sides claiming victory in last month's presidential elections, life is tense for those living in this once prosperous West African nation. Rumors of civil war run rampant.
by Hollis Robbins onJune 21, 2010
Some incidents get more attention than others because of race or location. Nigeria's 50-year environmental disaster belatedly gets noticed.
July 24, 2009
The head of the Ivorian Football Federation was jailed for trying to cram 36,000 people into a 34,000-seat stadium...
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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