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Exclusive: Signs of more trouble in Ivory Coast as hidden hand saves mutineers.

ABIDJAN - When a rag-tag group of soldiers launched a mutiny in Ivory Coast earlier this month, it looked like they were doomed. A column of elite troops quickly descended to put the mutiny down. The rebels were running out of ammunition and the armories had been locked.

- Reuters - US

News24.com | Four killed in I Coast clashes between ex-rebels and police: AFP.

Four people have been killed and many hurt when police clashed with former rebels barricading the road into Bouake, Ivory Coast's second biggest city, in the spillover from a corrosive army mutiny over pay.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Three killed in I Coast clashes between ex-rebels and police: AFP.

Three people were killed when police clashed with former rebels who had been blocking the road into Bouake, Ivory Coast's second biggest city, to demand government compensation payments, an AFP reporter has said.

- News24.com - ZA

Three dead in clashes between police and ex-rebels in Ivory Coast.

ABIDJAN - Three demobilized ex-rebel fighters were killed in Ivory Coast's second-biggest city of Bouake on Tuesday, as they clashed with police attempting to end their protest over bonus payments, a policeman and a spokesman for the former fighters said.

- Reuters - US

Three dead in clashes between police and ex-rebels in Ivory Coast.

Three demobilized ex-rebel fighters were killed in Ivory Coast's second-biggest city, Bouake, Tuesday as they clashed with police attempting to end their protest over bonus payments, a policeman and a spokesman for the former fighters said

- The Daily Star - LB

News24.com | Angry Ivory Coast ex-rebels block access to cities.

Disgruntled former rebels demanding government compensation payments have blocked roads into Ivory Coast's second biggest city, Bouake, as well as into the key northern city of Korhogo, reports say.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Ivory Coast rebels stage fresh street protest.

Hundreds of demobilised rebels took to the streets of this central Ivory Coast city to demand government funds after disrupting a funeral attended by a cabinet minister.

- News24.com - ZA

Ivory Coast rebels stage fresh street protest.

Hundreds of demobilised rebels took to the streets of this central Ivory Coast city Monday to demand government funds after disrupting a funeral attended by a cabinet minister.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Quality of life on rise for many Africans, report says.

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, May 22 - Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out Monday on the continent's future. While large portions of the continent's 1.2 billion people live in poverty, many of Africa's 54 nations ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Ivory Coast's rebel troops say mutiny over.

Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi announced late Monday that an agreement had been struck with the mutineers, but disgruntled troops had continued to fire their weapons into the air in a display of scepticism.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Ivory Coast mutiny: Soldiers agree deal with government.

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast agree to return to barracks after the government promises bonus payments.

- BBC - UK

Heavy gunfire as mutiny grips Ivory Coast's main cities

It was the latest in a series of armed protests which have gripped the country since January, with troops angered by an unresolved dispute over wages and demanding the government of President Alassane Ouattara pay up

- Daily Monitor - UG

Ivorian Seri is named best African player in Ligue 1

Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri becomes the second player from Ivory Coast to be named best African player in France's Ligue 1.

- BBC - UK

Yaya Toure: Strong chance Manchester City will offer midfielder a new contract

Veteran Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure looks likely to be offered a new contract by Manchester City.

- BBC - UK

Ivory Coast mutiny: Shooting in Abidjan, Bouaké and Daloa

Mutinous soldiers open fire in three Ivory Coast cities, despite an order to lay down their weapons.

- BBC - UK

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