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Ivory Coast

Trafigura pays Ivory Coast in toxic waste case

Oil trader Trafigura will offer compensation to 31 000 people from Ivory Coast after toxic waste was dumped in the country in 2006, killing 16 and sickening thousands, the firm and claimants said.

Toxic wastes caused deaths and illnesses in Côte d’Ivoire: UN

Evidence indicates that the dumping of toxic wastes caused over one dozen deaths and dozens of illnesses in Côte d’Ivoire in 2006, an independent UN human rights expert said.

Ivory Coast to miss voter list deadline: sources

Ivory Coast will miss a September 15 deadline to publish provisional voter lists by about two weeks, officials said, the latest sign a November 29 presidential election in the top cocoa grower will be delayed.

No delays in Ivory Coast election: President

Long-delayed elections in the world's biggest cocoa grower Ivory Coast will go ahead on November 29 as planned, President Laurent Gbagbo said.

Ivory Coast rebels hand over powers in north

Rebels controlling northern Ivory Coast since 2002 officially handed over to civilian administrators yesterday in a step aimed at restoring government authority across the world's biggest cocoa producer.
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