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11/18/2020

Amnesty International has urged authorities in Côte d'Ivoire to release opposition politician Pascal Affi N'Guessan, detained since 6 November on charges of terrorism and sedition. The rights group also called on the Ivo...

11/10/2020

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday invited his chief rival Henri Konan Bedie for talks to defuse a dispute over his reelection to a third term as clashes killed at least nine people.

11/9/2020

Ivory Coast opposition leader and former prime minister Pascal Affi N'Guessan was under arrest on Saturday for creating a rival government after President Alassane Ouattara's election victory, his wife and a spokeswoman...

11/5/2020

Guillaume Soro, former PM who was blocked from running in presidential polls, calls on the military to disobey Ouattara.

11/5/2020

Two Ivory Coast government supporters were killed and a minister's convoy hit by gunfire, officials said on Wednesday, as tensions build over President Alassane Ouattara's contested reelection.

11/4/2020

Tensions running high in Ivory Coast after main opposition rejects President Alassane Ouattara’s landslide re-election.

11/2/2020

Opposition leaders who called for a boycott ask supporters to mobilise as results show incumbent on track to victory.

10/31/2020

At least 14 people have been killed since riots broke out in August after President Alassane Ouattara said he would run again following the sudden death of his preferred successor. The main opposition candidates, Pascal...

10/30/2020

Violence in Ivory Coast after the 2010 election killed 3,000 people and sent thousands more fleeing into neighboring Ghana. Ten years later, many Ivorians — including those still living in Ghana — fear clashes leading up...

10/23/2020

Ivory Coast’s government is considering a request for a meeting between President Alassane Ouattara and his main opponent Henri Konan Bedie after the opposition called for a boycott of Oct. 31 elections.

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