Côte d’Ivoire

    United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has raised concern over the continued violence in Côte d’Ivoire fueled by the political crisis, as well as threats against the U.N. In a Feb. 25 statement given by Ban’s spokesperson, the U.N. chief slammed a call to obstruct the work and movement of peacekeepers.

    Outgoing president Laurent Gbagbo still refuses to hand over power to Alassane Ouattara, the U.N.-backed winner of November’s presidential vote.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.