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Putting the Financial Squeeze on Côte d’Ivoire’s Illegitimate Ruler

The cost of staying in power (about $150 million per month) is what many analysts believe will end up breaking Gbagbo’s hold on Côte d’Ivoire.

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Côte d’Ivoire’s Waiting Game

The world – and Ivoirians – anxiously await for incumbent Laurent Gbagbo to run out of cash to maintain his illegitimate government.

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Gabon’s Silent Struggle

In the West African country Gabon, protesters have taken to the streets and the government is suppressing the revolt. Sound familiar? Yet there is little to no coverage of these events. Why?

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International Pressure Works. Haitian Government Reverses Election Decision

A quick detour from Egypt to bring you some breaking news out of Haiti.

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Now that the Southern Sudan Referrendum is Over…What Next?

It will be a new struggle for the new country’s leaders to forge a path that includes not only those groups who fought in the war but also those people who were born in refugee camps in East Africa, who grew up in Nebraska, who studied at Oxford and who drive motorcycle taxis in Juba.

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Central African Republic Votes Amid Fighting

What is at stake in the Central African Republic elections, taking place this week.

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