Long road back to normality in Ivory Coast

Teams of humanitarian workers began the difficult task of returning Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, Abidjan, to some semblance of normality last week following the capture of strongman Laurent Gbagbo by troops loyal to his rival.

16th April, 2011
Long road back to normality in Ivory Coast
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Teams of humanitarian workers began the difficult task of returning Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, Abidjan, to some semblance of normality last week following the capture of strongman Laurent Gbagbo by troops loyal to his rival.

After four months of a bitter and violent stand-off between Gbagbo and the internationally recognised President Alassane Ouattara, following a disputed election, Gbagbo was arrested with his wife last Monday after troops stormed his presidential palace.

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