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- Ivorian strongman Laurent Gbagbo capturedThe elected Ivory Coast president ended a bloody, four-month standoff with the capture of his rival, the longtime strongman, who lost the vote but refused to give up power, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Kulibayev will head Samruk-Kazyna fundTimur Kulibayev will head Samruk-Kazyna National Wealth Fund, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Libya rebels dismiss AU peace planLibyan rebels on Monday rejected African Union peace plan calling for ceasefire between the rebels and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, because it did not include the ouster of the ruling family, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Kazakhstan appoints new foreign, economy and agriculture ministersKazakhstan has appointed new foreign, economy and agriculture ministers, Kazakhstan Today reports.