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Ivory Coast loses Prime Minister Bakayoko to cancer

Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, Hamed Bakayoko has died in Germany, according to a government statement. He was aged 56.

Ouattara plunges Ivory Coast in crisis after landslide victory

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has plunged his country into a new round of crisis following his declaration by the country's electoral commission as winner of Saturday'e election.

President Ouattara wins re-election to third term

President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire has been re-elected for a third term with more than 94.27 per cent of votes, the country’s electoral commission said on Tuesday.

Voting ends in Ivory Coast election, amid boycott, violence

Ivory Coast citizens have ended voting in the presidential election on Saturday.The polling stations opened from 8:00 GMT and voting lasted 10 hours until 18:00 GMT.

President Ouattara applies to run for third term amid protests

Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara on Monday submitted his application to run for a third term after more protests by opponents who say the constitution forbids him to contest the October election.

Ivory Coast leader Ouattara shuns third term

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has thrashed speculation about his political future, by announcing on Thursday that he would not stand for re-election in October.

President Ouattara grants amnesty to Gbagbo’s wife

President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire has declared an amnesty for Simone Gbagbo, who had been convicted of offenses against the state during a brief 2011 civil war.

Cote d’Ivoire government faces collapse in coalition row

Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara’s government faced collapse on Friday after his junior coalition partner said it had expelled party members named to a...

Cote d’Ivoire begins process of writing new constitution

The process of writing a new Constitution in Cote d'Ivoire has begun with the formation of a committee of experts by President Alassane Ouattara....

Buhari describes re-election of Ivorian President as victory for unity and stability

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night called President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire to congratulate him again on his election victory.This is contained in...

Ouattara’s reelection is victory for unity, stability says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night called President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire to congratulate him again on his election victory.In the telephone conversation,...

Ivory Coast: Buhari congratulates Ouattara on his reelection as president

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Alassane Ouattara of Cote D'Ivoire on his re-election for a second term in office.Buhari also commended the people...

One dead, scores injured in protest against Ouattara’s re-election bid

At least one person was killed and others were injured during protests in Cote d’ivoire over the validation of incumbent President Alassane Ouattara's candidacy...

Ivory Coast leader hospitalised in France

The Ivory Coast's 72-year-old president, Alassane Ouattara, is recovering in France after an operation to alleviate pain from a spinal nerve, his office said...

Low turnout for Ivory Coast local polls

Ivorians turned out in low numbers for local elections Sunday seen as a test of stability in the country amid high tensions in the...

Jonathan in Abidjan urges leaders adhere to rule of law

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan warned Saturday in Abidjan, Ivory Coast that African leaders must work harder to strengthen democracy and the rule of law...

Ouattara elected ECOWAS chairman

President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d'Ivoire was on Thursday elected by consensus as the Chairman of ECOWAS in the country's political capital, Yamoussoukro.Sixteen heads...

Mali: Chad urges speedy deployment of troops by ECOWAS

Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno on Wednesday urged the Malian army and West African force to speed up the deployment of troops to northern...

Fuel prices go up in Ivory Coast

The Government of Cote d’Ivoire has jacked up the prices of petrol and cooking gas.By the announcement made in Abidjan, the pump price of...

Ouattara sacks cabinet

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday dissolved the government formed in March and charged with reviving the country after the political-military crisis of...

ECOWAS agrees on 3,300 strong force for Mali

West African leaders at an emergency summit on Sunday agreed on a 3,300-strong force to wrest control of northern Mali from Islamist extremists as...

Ivory Coast uncovers coup plot

Authorities in Cote d'Ivoire have discovered and prevented a plot to overthrow the government organised by exiled military officers, the interior minister, Hamed...

Ivory Coast’s leader heads ECOWAS

Ivory Coast's president was named the new head of West Africa's regional bloc on Friday at a summit in Abuja, Nigeria's capital. The...

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