New government formed in Ivory Coast

2012-03-14 08:57

Ivory Coast's president Alassane Ouattara has taken the crucial post of defence minister in the country’s newly unveiled government.

Mystery surrounds Ivorian warlord's death

2011-04-29 15:04

IB Coulibaly, the renegade warlord who made no secret of his presidential ambitions, said he was being targeted for assassination just two days before he died this week.

I Coast's Soro meets Jonathan on crisis

2011-01-21 14:34

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has held talks with the prime minister of Ivory Coast’s internationally recognised government after the latest attempt to mediate the crisis in Abidjan failed.

PM calls for ICC mission to Ivory Coast

2010-12-23 11:30

Presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara’s prime minister has called for the ICC to send a mission to the Ivory Coast to prosecute crimes during the deadly political stand-off.

Gbagbo rivals declare new government

2010-12-05 21:21

Rivals contesting Laurent Gbagbo's claim to the presidency of Ivory Coast say they have formed a new government for the country under the incumbent prime minister, former rebel Guillaume Soro.

Ivory Coast behind vote schedule

2010-10-26 19:18

Ivory Coast is behind schedule in preparing for presidential elections, but the electoral commission says it is confident the overdue vote will go ahead.

I Coast sets poll date

2010-08-05 17:05

Prime Minister Guillaume Soro has announced a date for Ivory Coast's long-delayed presidential election.

I Coast political crisis over

2010-03-04 17:09

Ivorian opposition parties have entered a new government, putting an end to a political crisis triggered when President Laurent Gbagbo dissolved the previous cabinet.

Arrests at Ivorian Gbagbo demo

2010-02-17 20:04

Riot police have fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Ivory Coast's capital amid opposition charges that President Laurent Gbagbo is repeatedly stalling elections.

New I Coast govt 'this week'

2010-02-14 19:55

Ivory Coast should have a new government "by the end of the week", an aide to PM Guillaume Soro has said, two days after the president caused a political storm by sacking the cabinet.


Ouattara headed for assembly control

2011-12-15 09:35

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's party is headed for a parliamentary majority, as former strongman Laurent Gbagbo awaits trial in The Hague.

Ivory Coast: Force still 'best option'

2011-01-26 22:46

The prime minister in Ivory Coast's internationally recognised government say that force is still the best option to resolve his country's political deadlock.

TIMELINE: Ivory Coast's troubled decade

2010-12-26 11:31

A bitter power struggle following a disputed presidential election has killed nearly 200 people and risks plunging Ivory Coast back into conflict.

Use force to oust Gbagbo - Ouattara PM

2010-12-22 22:32

Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara's prime minister has called for the international community to use force to remove Laurent Gbagbo from power.

Ivory Coast run-off pushed back

2010-11-09 18:02

The Ivory Coast government has announced it has postponed the presidential run-off vote by one week to November 28.

Ivory Coast's political players

2010-08-26 09:58

The prospect of peace in Ivory Coast after the government announced an election date has left Ivorians cautiously optimistic about the future.

Ivorian peace process in danger

2010-03-23 19:07

Supporters of Ivory Coast's President Laurent Gbagbo have said the peace process is in danger since former rebels have refused to tie disarmament to an election date.

Compaore arrives in I Coast

2010-02-22 22:11

Fresh clashes have broken out in troubled Ivory Coast as a crisis mediator arrived in the country for urgent talks to salvage a political deal and keep long-awaited elections in sight.

I Coast govt roles linked to CEI

2010-02-15 19:03

Ivory Coast's opposition has said that its participation in a new government depended on the re-establishment of the Independent Electoral Commission and the holding of a presidential poll.

Ivorian PM annuls disputed names

2010-01-13 17:03

Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro has annulled hundreds of thousands of disputed names on the electoral register, due to complaints from President Laurent Gbagbo.

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