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Ivory Coast News
The sub-regional bloc, ECOWAS, says it will hold a five-nation extraordinary summit next week in Abuja to address the issues of security in the Ivory Coast-Liberia border.
A latest UN report says 26 people, including a 17-month-old baby, have been summarily executed in the Ivory Coast by pro-Ouattara revolutionary forces and the Dozo traditional hunters in the past month.
A sub-regional forum on how to prevent electoral violence in West African countries has opened in the Ivory Coast commercial capital, Abidjan.
By William Selmah/WADR Correspondent
The Liberian Government says it has again discovered a cache of arms and ammunition along the country's border with Ivory Coast.
The latest discovery of an arms cache is the second time in less than six months that Liberian security forces operating along the Ivorian border have collected arms.
Some 36 Ivorian children separated by the post election violence have been reunited with their parents by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has pledged to assist the Ivorian government and civil society organizations in Ivory Coast to tackle challenges in social justice, human rights and democracy.
A latest report says new Ivorian authorities have to better control the former New Forces rebels to ensure sustainable peace.
It seems all eyes are now turning to the Hague based International Criminal Court (ICC) for justice in the Ivory Coast, in the aftermath of the post elections fighting.
With Liberia’s elections just three months away, Mano River Union heads of state say the border threat between Liberia and Ivory Coast is a factor that could adversely affect the entire sub-region.
The Heads of State of member countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) are expected on Sunday in Monrovia, Liberia's capital, for a Union summit on border security and refugees conditions.