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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:42:59 GMTBurning piles of elephant tusks at the Nairobi National Park in Kenya in 2016.China’s commitment to shut down its domestic ivory trade this year has helped depress demand for ivory.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:28:10 GMTSimone Gbagbo, the former first lady of Ivory Coast, in 2011. More than 3,000 people were killed after her husband, former President Laurent Gbagbo, refused to accept an election defeat in 2010.Simone Gbagbo was also acquitted of crimes against humanity in a trial that focused on her role in abuses that led to deaths after a 2010 election.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:50:09 GMTA bazaar in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in January. The fruits of the nation’s economic growth have not reached large parts of the population.Shaken by a mutiny and then a strike by 180,000 civil servants that closed schools, the West African nation looks for a way back.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:05:07 GMTMichael Sharp, from Kansas, was described as “a very hard-nosed truth seeker” who loved gadgets.Michael Sharp of Kansas and Zaida Catalan, a Swede, were investigating a new rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo.