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Ivory Coast’s military has announced it is launching an operation to put down a mutiny within the ranks.
Marc Wilmots has been appointed head coach of the Ivory Coast.
The fate of a crocodile species considered as Africa's newest and rarest is being tied to a zoo in the heart of Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan, which faced an uncertain future not long ago.
Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi pursued talks with mutinous soldiers’ leaders on Friday in Bouake, the city where he had been held against his will just a week…
The heads of Ivory Coast’s army, police and gendarmerie have been dismissed by the country’s president following a two-day army mutiny.
Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi and dozens of others have been allowed to leave a house where they had been trapped following a mutiny by disgruntled…
An updated version of this story published on Sunday is available here.
Gunfire has been reported in several cities in Ivory Coast on Saturday, suggesting that an uprising by soldiers protesting over pay and bonuses may be spreading.
UPDATE: Defence Minister says soldiers demanding salary increases and bonus payments were behind the seizure of Ivory Coast’s second largest city of Bouake.
Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced his retirement from International football.
The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to
African country is left reeling after its first attack by Islamic militants
Al Qaeda gunmen attack Grand Bassam resort 16 people are killed including four Europeans All six gunmen are killed by Ivorian Special Forces
At least 16 people including four Europeans were killed on Sunday after gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Ivory Coast, according to a police
Former Ivory Coast president goes on trial in the Hague
The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his
Dozens of Laurent Gbagbo's supporters gather outside the court building in The Hague
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity
Alessane Ouattara has won a second five-year term as president of Ivory Coast. The 73-year-old was re-elected easily in the first round with almost
. Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has won a second 5-year term after scoring a landslide victory with over 83 percent of the vote. The