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.
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
The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his
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
Alassane Ouattara has an economic rather than a political background. He is a former senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He
Alassane Ouattara looks set to remain president of the Ivory Coast as votes are cast in the first presidential election since the end of a decade
Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West
Montreal Impact’s star summer signing Didier Drogba was officially presented to the fans in Quebec on Thursday. The Ivory coast’s all-time top scorer
Didier Drogba arrived at Trudeau International airport in Canada to a heroes welcome ahead of completing his move to MLS side Montreal Impact. The
An eight-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who was found being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase has been reunited with his mother. Adou Ouattara was
Simone Gbagbo given 20-year sentence for her role in the 2010 post-election clashes in Ivory Coast.
The elephants have landed and with their latest piece of silverware firmly in hand. The Ivory Coast arrived home to a heroes welcome on Monday after
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Ivory Coast edged out Ghana 9-8 on penalties to clinch the Africa Cup of Nations in Bata on Sunday. With neither team able to break the deadlock
Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has been named African Footballer of the Year for a record fourth consecutive time. He is the
The former first lady of Ivory Coast has gone on trial for her alleged role in post-election violence five years ago. Simone Gbagbo, the wife of ex-
Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected neighbours Guinea and Liberia to prevent the deadly virus from spreading into its