Liberia Sentences 13 to Life for Border Raids

  MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian judge has sentenced 13 men to life in prison for “mercenary activity” in neighboring Ivory Coast, state radio reported Wednesday. The men were convicted for their role in attacks on villages in western Ivory Coast in 2011 and Read More


Ivory Coast’s President Says He’ll Seek 2nd Term

[Associated Press] Ivory Coast’s president, who took office after a protracted, bloody struggle with his predecessor, says he will run for a second term in 2015. Alassane Ouattara made the announcement Wednesday while visiting the northern town of M’Bengue. He says he wants another five-year Read More