Former Ivory Coast PM Soro appeals against jail term
Former Ivorian prime minister Guillaume Soro has appealed a life sentence handed down last week for undermining state security, one of his attorneys said on Thursday.
Ivory Coast ex-rebel chief Soro gets life for 'insurrection'
Ivory Coast former rebel leader and prime minister Guillaume Soro was Wednesday sentenced to a life in prison for plotting to overthrow the government at the end of 2019.
Ivory Coast parties nominate former president, ex-PM for election
Ivory Coast ex-president Henri Konan Bedie and former rebel leader Guillaume Soro were officially nominated on the weekend as the candidates of their opposition parties for next month's tense presidential election.
Former Ivory Coast PM faces war crimes lawsuit in France
Ivory Coast's former prime minister Guillaume Soro, a rebel leader before he entered politics, is facing a lawsuit in France for war crimes, torture and murder, lawyers told AFP.
Thousands of opposition supporters rally in Ivory Coast
Tens of thousands of people attended a rally by the opposition Ivorian Democratic Party (PDCI) on Saturday in preparation for next year's presidential election. Supporters dressed in the party's green and white colours flooded into John Paul II Square in the city of Yamoussoukro, the birthplace of former president and party founder Felix Houphouet-Boigny.