Mbeki Mediates in Côte d'Ivoire as Tension Mounts

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki is mediating in Cote d'Ivoire's growing political crisis after both candidates in the disputed election said they were president.
  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Deadlock Deepens as Rivals Name Governments

    RFI, 6 December 2010

    Political unrest in Cote d'Ivoire escalated Monday after incumbent Laurent Gbagbo named his prime minister and challenger Alassane Ouattara announced his cabinet. Read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   ­Mbeki Arrives as Tension Mounts

    This Day, 5 December 2010

    Former president of South Africa, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, tried to intervene yesterday in Cote d'Ivoire's growing political crisis after both candidates in the disputed election said they… Read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   African Union to Discuss Election Dispute

    BuaNews, 5 December 2010

    An extraordinary session of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC) in Addis Ababa is expected to deliberate on Cote d'Ivoire's election dispute. Read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Mbeki Arrives to Mediate

    RFI, 5 December 2010

    Former South African president Thabo Mbeki arrived in Abidjan on Sunday to mediate in Côte d'Ivoire's disputed presidential election. The African Union has charged Mbeki with… Read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   African Union Sends Mediators to Abidjan

    Sudan Tribune, 4 December 2010

    Despite having a full plate with tasks at hand, Sudan's top African mediators are heading to Ivory Coast after presidential elections there created major dispute over who won. Read more »

  • West Africa:   Ecowas Condemns Ivorian Power Grab

    Independent (Lagos), 5 December 2010

    President of the ECOWAS Commission, Victor Gheho, has condemned the confusion trailing the outcome of the presidential elections in Côte d'Ivoire. Read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   African Union Must Act

    New Vision, 5 December 2010

    WORLD leaders have voiced their support for Ivory Coast opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara, saying he is the winner of the presidential run-off. Read more »

  • West Africa:   Ecowas Statements On the Situation in Cote d'Ivoire

    Ecowas, 6 December 2010

    ECOWAS is concerned with the renewal of tension which, since the second round of the presidential election on 28 November 2010 seemed to have marred the serene atmosphere at the… Read more »

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