Ivory Coast

Talk of Gbagbo trial banned in EGuinea

2016-02-01 19:31

TV reports on the crimes against humanity trial of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo in The Hague have been banned on Equatorial Guinea's state broadcaster.

Ivory Coast welcomes 'highly anticipated' start of Gbagbo trial

2016-01-28 20:26

Ivory Coast's foreign minster has welcomed the start of the trial of former president Laurent Gbagbo, accused of fomenting post-poll violence in his west African nation.

Ex-Ivory Coast leader pleads not guilty to atrocities

2016-01-28 13:45

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has pleaded not guilty to four counts of crimes against humanity as his trial starts at the International Criminal Court.

What we know about Ivory Coast's Gbagbo ICC trial

2016-01-26 10:21

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will finally step into the dock to face four charges of crimes against humanity in the wake of deadly post-election violence five years ago.

UN cuts Ivory Coast peacekeepers

2016-01-20 22:14

The UN Security Council is reducing the size of the UN peacekeeping force in Ivory Coast in light of an improved security situation.

More women in new Ivory Coast government

2016-01-12 19:38

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan has appointed more women to his new government, tasked with accelerating economic growth.

Ouattara cuts sentences of 3 100 prisoners

2016-01-05 11:32

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has announced that he has reduced the sentences of 3 100 prisoners, including some held over bloody post-election unrest.

6 soldiers killed in Ivory Coast clashes

2015-12-03 11:35

At least 6 Ivory Coast soldiers have been killed in attacks targeting security forces in the country's restive west, close to the border with Liberia, the defence minster says.

I Coast's Ouattara sworn in for 2nd presidential term

2015-11-03 15:47

Ivory Coast’s president Alassane Ouattara has been sworn in for a second five-year term after winning re-election in the nation’s first peaceful vote in more than a decade.

Ivory Coast president vows to lower unemployment

2015-10-30 10:22

Ivory Coast’s president says he hopes to reduce unemployment by two million during his second term in office, backing a campaign promise that opponents say he failed to fulfil during his first term.


'Ivory Coast became theatre of violence', ICC told at landmark trial

2016-01-29 06:04

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo has denied charges of clinging to power "by all means" as his landmark trial opened five years after 3 000 died in post-poll violence in the west African nation.

ICC prosecutor says 'vast body of evidence' against Gbagbo

2016-01-28 17:51

International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda saysher office has collected a "vast body of evidence" against former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, accused of fomenting post-poll violence in his west African nation.

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo in the ICC dock

2016-01-27 05:28

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has become the first ex-head of state to stand trial at the world's only permanent war crimes court.

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo in ICC dock for crimes against humanity

2016-01-26 07:09

Laurent Gbagbo once fought for democracy in Ivory Coast, but he will be the first head of state to go before the ICC for allegedly masterminding a campaign of murders, rapes and persecution.

UN winding down Ivory Coast mission

2016-01-13 23:30

The United Nations is winding down its peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast after peaceful elections were held in the West African country.

Ivory Coast govt resigns ahead of reshuffle

2016-01-06 15:59

Ivory Coast's government has resigned ahead of an expected cabinet reshuffle that President Alassane Ouattara says will lead to more "efficiency".

Ivory Coast parliament speaker departs France amid court row

2015-12-10 08:21

Ivory Coast's parliamentary speaker, who is at the centre of a diplomatic dispute between his country and France over a court investigation, left Paris for Abidjan, a spokesperson says.

Former Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo 'fit for trial' - ICC

2015-11-27 22:29

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo has been declared "physically and mentally able" to stand trial for crimes against humanity, the International Criminal Court says.

Constitutional Council confirms Ouattara's re-election

2015-11-02 14:45

Ivory Coast’s Constitutional Council has confirmed the re-election of President Alassane Ouattara for five years in an official proclamation eight days after the vote.

Ouattara wins in peacefull Ivory Coast poll

2015-10-28 22:26

Alassane Ouattara has won a second term as Ivory Coast president in the nation's first peaceful vote in more than a decade.

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