Ivory Coast PM returns ahead of presidential race
Ivorian Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the ruling party's candidate in the October presidential election, returned home Thursday after a two-month absence for medical treatment in France.
Eight jihadists killed in Ivorian-Burkina operation
Eight suspected jihadists were killed and another 38 captured in a joint operation by Burkinabe and Ivorian forces near the two countries' shared border, the Ivory Coast army
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.
Ivory Coast sees $500 mln export loss for cashew and cotton
Ivory Coast's cashew and cotton industries will lose export sales worth nearly half a billion dollars this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, their association said on Monday.
Drogba joins effort to distribute aid to poor in Ivory Coast
Former Ivorian striker Didier Drogba and one of the country's biggest music groups Magic System distributed aid on Friday to 200 families in a poor area of Abidjan as part of the effort to fight
Close ally of Ivory Coast leader contracts coronavrius
Patrick Achi, one of Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's closest allies, on Thursday announced he has contracted the novel coronavirus.
Crowd in Ivory Coast destroys coronavirus test centre
Residents in a working-class district of the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan on Sunday destroyed a coronavirus testing centre that was under construction, police and health ministry officials said.
Ivory Coast president says will not run for third term
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.