Ivory Coast

Loyalist troops kill mutinous soldier in I Coast capital

2017-01-17 19:28

Elite loyalist troops from Ivory Coast have killed a mutinous soldier in the administrative capital Yamoussoukro, says a military source.

Ivory Coast VP Duncan sworn in

2017-01-16 21:30

Ivory Coast's former prime minister Daniel Kablan Duncan has been sworn in as the west African nation's first vice president, taking up a post created under constitutional changes approved in November.

Deal reached to end Ivory Coast crisis

2017-01-14 09:30

A government spokesperson in Ivory Coast says a deal has been reached with soldiers to end a crisis that began with a mutiny last week.

Gunfire breaks out ahead of talks on Ivory Coast mutiny deal

2017-01-13 16:12

Witnesses say gunfire has broken out in Ivory Coast's second-largest city, where the defense chief was expected to resume talks on an army mutiny there a week ago.

I Coast PM and government quit as tensions rise

2017-01-09 21:14

Ivory Coast's prime minister Daniel Kablan Duncan has resigned along with his government, a day after the end of a short-lived army mutiny that raised security fears in the world's top cocoa producer.

Mutineer soldiers free Ivory Coast defence minister

2017-01-08 07:00

Ivory Coast Defence Minister Alain Richard Donwahi has been released after two hours of detention by mutinous soldiers and has left the city where he was being held, a report says.

I Coast president announces deal with mutinous soldiers

2017-01-07 23:00

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara announced he has reached an agreement with soldiers who seized the second city Bouake in a pay protest that spread to the economic capital Abidjan.

I Coast seeks to defuse troops' mutiny as unrest spreads

2017-01-07 20:58

Ivory Coast's defence minister has headed to the northern city of Bouake where troops have seized control, firing rocket launchers in the streets in an angry protest over pay..

Top Africa stories: Zim, I Coast, DRC

2017-01-06 20:08

Grace Mugabe says she is not in defiance of a court order compelling her to return three properties that she seized from a Lebanese businessman, and heavy weapons fire has been heard near an I Coast military camp.

Heavy weapons fire in 'mutiny' near I Coast military camp

2017-01-06 12:36

Heavy weapons have been heard near Ivory Coast's largest military camp in the city of Bouake, where at least two police stations were attacked, a report says.


I Coast sees fresh protests by mutinous soldiers

2017-01-17 17:15

Mutinous soldiers have again taken to the streets of Ivory Coast's administrative capital Yamoussoukro and second city Bouake, firing shots in the air and terrifying residents, witnesses and an AFP journalist have said.

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

2017-01-15 15:01

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks.

Troops surround site as Ivory Coast negotiates mutiny deal

2017-01-14 06:54

Soldiers in Ivory Coast have fired weapons into the air and surrounded the residence where officials were negotiating details of a deal to end the latest mutiny in this West African nation

I Coast's Ouattara names ex-PM as his new vice president

2017-01-10 18:17

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has named outgoing premier Daniel Kablan Duncan as the country's first vice-president.

I Coast's mutinous soldiers withdraw from streets after deal

2017-01-08 13:22

Ivory Coast's mutinous soldiers have withdrawn from the streets of the second city Bouake after the president announced a deal on their demands for bonuses, pay rises, housing and faster promotion.

Mutinous I Coast troops holding defence minister despite deal

2017-01-08 06:32

Mutinous soldiers were holding Ivory Coast's Defence Minister Alain Richard Donwahi, rejecting the terms of a deal announced by the president to end their angry pay protest.

Gunfire in Abidjan as Ivory Coast mutiny spreads

2017-01-07 22:02

Shots rang out at a military base in Abidjan as a mutiny by disgruntled troops appeared to spread to Ivory Coast's economic capital despite government efforts to defuse the crisis.

Fresh gunfire in Ivory Coast as officials seek end to mutiny

2017-01-07 16:59

Gunfire could be heard for a second day in a row in Bouake, Ivory Coast's second-largest city, as top security officials prepared to meet disgruntled soldiers who staged a mutiny over pay and other conditions, witnesses and officials say.

Soldiers mutiny in 3 I Coast cities over pay

2017-01-06 19:10

Soldiers have launched mutinies in three cities across Ivory Coast, authorities say, demanding higher pay and bringing the threat of unrest back to Africa's fastest-growing economy.

Ivorian cocoa piles up at ports as shippers halt buys

2016-12-29 13:52

Cocoa is piling up at ports and warehouses in Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer, after a plunge in futures prices prompted some exporters to suspend purchases.

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