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Ivory Coast ruling coalition splits over feud

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DAOUKRO, Ivory Coast Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's governing coalition appeared to split on Monday when a junior partner said it was pulling out after months of feuds.

Ivory Coast's Simone Gbagbo leaves detention after amnesty

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo was released from detention on Wednesday after being granted an amnesty for her part in a short civil war in 2011, according to a Reuters witness.

World, Africa Aug 08 2018

Ivory Coast's Ouattara grants amnesty to wife of ex-leader Gbagbo

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday declared an amnesty for Simone Gbagbo, who had been convicted of offences against the state during a brief 2011 civil war.

World, Africa Aug 06 2018

Ivory Coast government faces collapse in coalition row

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's government faced collapse on Friday after his junior coalition partner said it had expelled party members named to a new cabinet.

World, Africa Jul 20 2018

Key positions unchanged in new Ivory Coast government

(This version of the July 10 corrects Jean Claude Kouassi's new title in paragraph 8)

World, Africa Jul 11 2018

Ivory Coast's Ouattara downplays political rift as new government meets

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara sought to play down divisions within his ruling coalition on Wednesday, calling on Ivorians to maintain the country's hard-won peace ahead of 2020 elections that many fear could again turn violent.

World, Africa Jul 11 2018

French army helicopter crashes in Ivory Coast, one dead

PARIS A French military helicopter crashed in Ivory Coast while on a training mission, killing the pilot and seriously wounding a second crew member, the French army said on Wednesday.

World, Africa, Jul 11 2018

Ivory Coast's Ouattara to name new government on Tuesday: sources

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara plans to name a new government on Tuesday after dissolving its predecessor because of a row within his ruling coalition, three government sources told Reuters on Friday.

World, Africa Jul 06 2018

Ivory Coast's Ouattara dissolves government amid coalition infighting

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara dissolved the government on Wednesday, according to a statement from the presidency, amid tensions with his party's partner in the governing coalition.

World, Africa Jul 04 2018

Ivory Coast's Ouattara says he's free to run again in 2020: Jeune Afrique

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said he is free to stand for a third term in the 2020 presidential election under the country's new constitution, according to an interview in this week's edition of French magazine Jeune Afrique.

World, Africa Jun 03 2018