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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...


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.


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...


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


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.


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


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


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...


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...


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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