Ivory Coast leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo and 800 others
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is currently behind bars, in the name of national reconciliation.
Buhari, Ouattara meet to strengthen democracy in Togo, Liberia
“This is important not only for Nigeria but for the whole of West Africa and our continent. We pray God that his health continues to be strengthened and be better for him to lead our sub-region.
Ivory Coast slashes budget on low cocoa prices
Ivory Coast has cut planned spending for 2017 by 10 percent due to a sharp drop in world prices of cocoa, its leading export, President Alassane Ouattara said, according to Thursday’s edition of national newspaper Le Patriote.
Ivory Coast's Ouattara names ex-PM as his new vice president
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday named outgoing premier Daniel Kablan Duncan as the country's first vice-president.
Ivory Coast votes as president seeks strong majority
Ivory Coast voted Sunday in elections that President Alassane Ouattara hopes will strengthen his hold in parliament and keep the world's top cocoa producer in the economic fast lane.
Ouattara seeks strong legislative majority as Ivory Coast votes
Ivory Coast voted Sunday in elections that President Alassane Ouattara hopes will strengthen his parliamentary majority to help keep the world's top cocoa producer in the economic fast lane.
Ivory Coast to learn result of vote on new constitution
Ivory Coast is expected to announce Tuesday the result of an opposition-boycotted weekend referendum on constitutional changes that President Alassane Ouattara says will help end years of instability.
Scuffles as Ivory Coast votes on divisive constitution
Ivorians voted Sunday to determine the fate of constitutional changes the president says will help end years of unrest but which have alarmed the opposition, with scuffles erupting at dozens of polling stations.