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12 Aug 2022
President Alassane Ouattara last week lifted the shadow of a jail sentence over his erstwhile bitter rival Laurent Gbagbo, but the measure may only go a short way toward lowering Ivory Coast's political temperature.
13 Apr 2022
Ivory Coast's prime minister resigned on Wednesday and a new "streamlined" government will take shape next week, President Alassane Ouattara announced.
10 Mar 2021
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's party won a majority in last weekend's legislative elections, official results showed Tuesday, in a vote that raised hopes the country's recent violent tensions were behind it.
14 Dec 2020
Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara took the oath of office for a controversial third term on Monday, urging the opposition to help "defuse tensions" ahead of general elections early next year. The solemn ceremony was attended by 13 African counterparts as well as former French president Nicolas Sarkozy -- but boycotted by the opposition, as was…
3 Nov 2020
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara was reelected to a contested third term, electoral authorities said Tuesday, after a vote marred by deadly unrest and a boycott by the opposition who promised to set up a rival "transitional" government.
1 Nov 2020
At least two people were killed in clashes during Ivory Coast's election which was marked by an opposition boycott over President Alassane Ouattara's bid for a third term, a security source said Sunday.
31 Oct 2020
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara seeks reelection in a presidential vote Saturday marked by an opposition boycott and clashes over his bid to secure a contested third term. At least 30 people have been killed in pre-election violence, evoking memories of a 2010-2011 crisis that turned Abidjan into a battleground and left 3,000 dead. A…
15 Sep 2020
Opposition figures reacted angrily on Tuesday after Ivory Coast's top court rejected 40 candidates for upcoming presidential elections, validating the contested bid of head of state Alassane Ouattara but sidelining his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo.
24 Aug 2020
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara called for peace after clashes that have claimed at least eight lives as he filed his candidacy on Monday for elections less than three months away.
13 Aug 2020
At least four people have been killed in clashes in Ivory Coast as hundreds have taken to the streets following President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term this October, sources said on Thursday.
10 Jun 2020
The economy must be structured in a way that it must help the society and the human resource therein to develop themselves, and, in turn, they should help in developing, further, the economy.
5 Mar 2020
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Thursday he would not run in October's election, ending months of speculation over whether he would seek a third term.


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