Ivory Coast


Ivory Coast PM in 'good shape' after return from France


ABIDJAN Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi said he was in "good shape" after returning home to Abidjan on Friday, following reported medical treatment in France.

Ivory Coast prime minister in hospital in France for tests

ABIDJAN (Reuters) -Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi, 65, has been admitted to hospital in Paris for medical tests, two sources close to him said. | Video

World, Africa May 13 2021

Ivory Coast police rescue 68 children working on cocoa farms

SOUBRE, Ivory Coast Police in Ivory Coast have rescued 68 children working on cocoa farms, most of whom were trafficked from neighbouring Burkina Faso, authorities said.

World, Africa May 10 2021

Chinese rocket debris set for re-entry in coming hours- tracking centres

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Remnants of China's largest rocket launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere in the coming hours, European and U.S. tracking centres said on Saturday. | Video

World, Science, China, Africa May 08 2021

China says its rocket debris unlikely to cause any harm

BEIJING (Reuters) -Most debris from a large Chinese rocket expected to plunge back through the atmosphere this weekend will be burned up on reentry and is highly unlikely to cause any harm, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Friday.

Gbagbo "free to return" to Ivory Coast following acquittal, president says

ABIDJAN Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and one of his close allies have permission to return home following their acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court, President Alassane Ouattara said on Wednesday.

World, Africa Apr 07 2021

Gbabgo could return to Ivory Coast after ICC upholds acquittal

THE HAGUE (Reuters) -The International Criminal Court on Wednesday upheld its 2019 acquittal of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on charges of crimes against humanity during post-election violence and ordered all conditions of his release be removed.

World, Africa, Mar 31 2021

Three soldiers killed in attacks on Ivory Coast military camps

ABIDJAN Three soldiers were killed and seven wounded when two military posts in northern Ivory Coast were attacked early on Monday, five senior military sources said.

World, Africa Mar 29 2021

Shock and uncertainty after death of Ivory Coast PM Bakayoko

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast faced shock and uncertainty on Thursday following the death of Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko, the West African nation's second premier to die in office in less than eight months. | Video

World, Africa Mar 11 2021

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko dies in Germany at 56

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko, who was seen as a possible successor to President Alassane Ouattara, has died in Freiburg in southwestern Germany, two days after his 56th birthday, the government said on Wednesday. | Video

World, Africa, Germany Mar 10 2021