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Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court while insisting investigations would continue.
ICC prosecutors have urged urge judges not to toss out the case against former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and a former government minister on trial for alleged involvement in deadly violence that erupted after disputed 2010 presidential election.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has made it clear he will not seek re-election in 2020 as he launched a new umbrella party that he said would help ensure continuity.
Ivory Coast's Democratic Party, a member of the ruling coalition, has rejected a proposal to form a unified party ahead of the 2020 presidential election, a plan which was supported by President Alassane Ouattara.
A group of people allied to Ivory Coast's former leader Laurent Gbagbo are behind a wave of recent attacks on police posts, the interior minister said Thursday.
The UN peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast is coming to an end, 13 years after it intervened to implement a peace agreement as the West African economic powerhouse was split in two by civil war.
Gunfire has been heard in the Ivory Coast cities of Abidhan and Bouake, in the grip of a mutiny by ex-rebel soldiers, witnesses say.
An Ivory Coast jury has acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.
The Ivorian governmentn has forcefully condemned a special forces revolt after troops fired in the air in the army barracks town of Adiake following weeks of trouble from mutinous security forces.
Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, and Zimbabwe's education minister says "sport and mass display" will now be a compulsory school subject up to age 16.
The International Criminal Court has pushed back to November a hearing on Ivory Coast former president Laurent Gbagbo's bid for release after defence lawyers said they needed more time.
Ivory Coast's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, who is serving a 20-year jail term, will be freed on Wednesday after President Alassan Ouattara granted her an amnesty, her lawyer has said.
Ivory Coast opposition politicians have described the new government named by President Alassane Ouattara as "bloated".
President Alassane Ouattara has inaugurated a huge Chinese-funded dam in southern Ivory Coast designed to boost the country's power capacity by nearly 14%.
Three soldiers have died after shooting erupted at a base in Ivory Coast, which has been gripped by tensions within the military, security sources say.
Heavy gunfire has rung out in Ivory Coast's two biggest cities as a four-day mutiny by disgruntled soldiers spreads nationwide but the government claims a deal to end the crisis has been reached.
Hundreds of renegade soldiers blocked access to Ivory Coast's second-largest city on Saturday after firing guns into the air throughout the night, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.
The trial has opened in Ivory Coast of 10 men, mainly soldiers, accused of kidnapping and killing four men from the Novotel hotel in Abidjan in April 2011.
Ivory Coast's president has promoted two former rebel commanders who sided with the government in talks to quell a mutiny earlier this month.
The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, who has pledged to step down, is one of a long list of African leaders forced out by coups, rebels or popular uprisings.
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