Ivory Coast ex-leader Gbagbo heads home after war crimes acquittal
Former president Laurent Gbagbo returns to Ivory Coast on Thursday for the first time in nearly a decade, after he was cleared of crimes against humanity and his once-bitter rival welcomed him back in the name of reconciliation. Gbagbo left the country in humiliation in 2011, after his refusal to accept defeat in an election…
Ivory Coast in talks over Gbagbo return
Ivory Coast's government was to meet with the party of former president Laurent Gbagbo on Wednesday for talks on what his supporters have announced as his impending return.
Ivory Coast PM in France for medical treatment: sources
Ivory Coast's Prime Minister Patrick Achi is in France for medical treatment after suffering intestinal bleeding, sources close to his office said Thursday.
Ivory Coast power outages anger citizens and business leaders
Consumers, unions and business leaders in Ivory Coast are sounding the alarm about waves of blackouts that are hitting major cities, including the economic capital Abidjan and its five million residents.
Ivory Coast's Gbagbo and Ble Goude 'free to return': president
Ex-president Laurent Gbagbo and his former right-hand man Charles Ble Goude are "free to return to Ivory Coast when they want" after they were definitively acquitted of crimes against humanity, President Alassane Ouattara said Wednesday.
Court ruling paves way for Gbagbo's Ivory Coast homecoming
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo appears to be on a fast track for homecoming after being definitively acquitted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of war crimes charges.
Court remands 3 men for allegedly trafficking girl to Côte d’Ivoire
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Wednesday ordered that three men, who allegedly trafficked a 20-year-old woman to Côte d’Ivoire, be remanded in a correctional centre.
Ivory Coast mourns premier who urged reconciliation
Ivory Coast on Thursday mourned the death of prime minister Hamed Bakayoko, a popular leader who reached across the political spectrum as the divided West African country seeks reconciliation.