The fighting is over!
The strongman of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, was captured and taken into custody by his rival on Monday, ending a four-month standoff that left hundreds dead in this once-prosperous West African nation, put international diplomacy to a severe test and ultimately dragged the country back into civil war. However, the hardship does not end there. Ivory Coast must begin to rebuild its country economically, spiritually, and internationally, after recent experiences tore apart what the country shaped after its 2002 civil war.
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