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Latest update 12/04/2011

Ivory Coast: a nation divided by rival presidents

On April 11, Ivory Coast’s incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo finally gave in to international pressure and handed himself over to forces loyal to his rival Alassane Ouattara, the winner of the November 28 presidential run-off. Gbagbo's surrender puts an end to a decade of political instability in the country.

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