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.
ABIDJAN Ivory Coast has reduced the size of its army by more than 2,000 soldiers as part of a plan to cut costs and bring under control a force that last year launched two mutinies.
YAMOUSSOUKRO Ivory Coast inaugurated on Thursday its first senate, an upper house to the West African nation's parliament that President Alassane Ouattara called a "chamber of wisdom" but which the opposition says will tighten his grip on power.
ABIDJAN Members of Ivory Coast's ruling coalition will dominate the West African country's new senate, tightening President Alassane Ouattara's grip on power, provisional election results showed on Sunday.
BIRMINGHAM, England Marie-Josee Ta Lou once said of her Ivory Coast compatriot Murielle Ahoure, the great trailblazer for African sprinting: "She opened the door -- and I followed."
BIRMINGHAM, England Murielle Ahoure produced one of the great 60 metres runs to lead home compatriot Marie-Josee Ta Lou and make it a landmark night for the Ivory Coast at the world indoor championships in Birmingham on Friday.
A court in Ivory Coast has sentenced a former adviser to ex-President Laurent Gbagbo to 15 years in jail for plotting to overthrow Gbagbo's successor, President Alassane Ouattara, the defendant's lawyer said on Friday.
ABIDJAN Soldiers in Ivory Coast's second largest city looted weapons from the base of a rival elite military unit before setting it on fire during an overnight clash, leaders of the faction that carried out the raid said on Wednesday.
ABIDJAN Gunshots and heavy weapons fire erupted late on Tuesday between rival factions within Ivory Coast's army at military bases in its second largest city, Bouake, residents and soldiers said.
ABIDJAN Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs ($25,782) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its unruly and mutiny-prone military, documents showed on Monday.
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