Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast police 'block opposition rally'

2015-09-27 08:02

Riot police have prevented an opposition demo from taking place in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan by blocking off the rally site and threatening would-be demonstrators with teargas, opposition supporters say.

Ivory Coast opposition says govt arrested supporters

2015-09-15 22:20

An opposition coalition has accused Ivory Coast's government of detaining 16 of its supporters for participating in demonstrations opposing President Alassane Ouattara's candidacy in the upcoming presidential vote.

At least 19 dead, 37 injured in Ivory Coast bus accident

2015-09-11 13:37

At least 19 people have been killed and 37 hurt after a crowded minibus and another passenger vehicle collided in the Ivory Coast port town of San Pedro, police say.

Ivory Coast erupts ahead of presidential poll

2015-09-10 22:08

Protesters have torched vehicles and clashed with police as trouble erupted in several Ivory Coast towns ahead of next month's landmark presidential election.

Ivory Coast lets US company expore for oil in disputed area

2015-09-04 17:00

Ivory Coast has concluded an agreement with the US oil company Anadarko to explore for oil in an area disputed with neighbouring Ghana.

Africa in the dock at the ICC

2015-09-02 09:11

The International Criminal Court where the trial of Congolese warlord Bosco Ntangada is set to open, has launched investigations in eight African countries.

Ex-bodyguard of I Coast's 'Iron Lady' appeals murder sentence

2015-08-25 08:57

The former bodyguard of ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo's wife has appealed a 20-year prison sentence for murder, his lawyer says.

Former Ivory Coast PM to challenge Ouattara for presidency

2015-08-21 23:49

Former Ivory Coast Prime Minister Charles Konan Banny has registered as a candidate for president in elections in October, challenging incumbent Alassane Ouattara.

Ivory Coast election to be 'peaceful', vows president

2015-08-07 09:05

Ivory Coast’s presidential election will take place in a “peaceful climate”, President Alassane Ouattara says, ahead of October 25 polls seen to be crucial for stability after a decade of political and military crisis.

2nd Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete goes missing

2015-08-05 10:24

A search is under way for a second Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete who vanished near Los Angeles, just hours after his teammate was found safe.


Gbagbo's defense team wants ICC trial moved to Ivory Coast

2015-09-26 11:05

he defence team for Laurent Gbagbo, who is currently awaiting trial for war crimes in The Hague, has asked that the ex-Ivorian leader be tried on his home continent instead.

Ivory Coast president urges reconciliation ahead of key vote

2015-09-14 12:30

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has called on his supporters to “forgive” their political opponents, while also urging them to mobilise for upcoming presidential elections in which he is seeking a second term.

1 killed as clashes erupt across Ivory Coast ahead of polls

2015-09-11 07:52

One person has been killed as protesters torched vehicles and clashed with police in several Ivory Coast towns, witnesses say, in the first major outbreak of trouble ahead of next month's presidential election.

Judges reject release request by former Ivory Coast president Gbagbo

2015-09-08 14:29

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have rejected a request for the temporary release of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on health grounds.

Ex-Ivory Coast president's backers in power struggle

2015-09-02 18:57

Two years ago, Pascal Affi N'Guessan was in jail after backing the losing side in Ivory Coast's civil war. Now he is running for president.

Ivorian opposition threatens to obstruct elections

2015-08-31 19:59

A coalition of opposition groups in Ivory Coast has threatened to try to block presidential elections in October unless the government opens talks.

Pint-size thieves frighten Ivory Coast's largest city

2015-08-24 05:31

Ivory Coast residents are being attacked by "microbes”, roving bands of kids as young as 12, whose violent robberies have raised alarm over crime in working-class neighbourhoods of Abidjan

Gbagbo party hardliners oppose election

2015-08-19 05:13

A hardline faction of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo's party has called for a boycott of a presidential election in October.

Ivory Coast convicts ex-leader's top security officers

2015-08-05 14:39

Ivory Coast’s military court has sentenced the former head of security for the ex-first lady to 20 years in prison for acts related to the postelection crisis in 2011.

ICC must probe president's camp for wartime abuses - HRW

2015-08-04 12:04

The ICC must broaden its investigation into the violence that ripped Ivory Coast apart in 2010 and 2011 to include violations committed by loyalists of President Alassane Ouattara, HRW says.

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