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Africa: Ivory Coast

Alassane Ouattara made no mention of the 2025 election in his annual speech to parliament.  By Sia KAMBOU (AFP)

Alassane Ouattara pledges 7% growth but coy about re-election

Jun 18, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara told parliament Tuesday that he was aiming for a seven percent growth over the n ...

Jun 15, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Flooding and landslides have killed eight people in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's biggest city, after heavy downpours, an updat ...

Jun 15, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

At a muddy market in a city district in Ivory Coast, hundreds of animals are lined up to be sacrificed for this Sunday's ...

Jun 7, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

The sun beats down from a cloudless sky on the town of Boundiali, where Ivory Coast's first solar power plant embodies t ...

Jun 3, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

In the hubbub of children's chatter, nine-year-old Leila Coulibaly deftly tunes her violin ahead of a rehearsal by Ivory ...

Jun 2, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast's former president Henri Konan Bedie was laid to rest Saturday in his native village 10 months after his dea ...

May 27, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast's ruling party on Monday called for 82-year-old President Alassane Ouattara to run for re-election next year ...

May 11, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo was named on Friday as his party's candidate for a 2025 presidential electio ...

Apr 16, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Abidjan's soaring Alassane Ouattara bridge lit up at night in the colours of the national flag is Ivory Coast's jewel in ...

Apr 15, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Surrounded by cocoa trees and intense heat, Christian Andre Yapi is forced to admit that the precious beans are no longe ...

Apr 15, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Surrounded by cocoa trees and intense heat, Christian Andre Yapi is forced to admit that the precious beans are no longe ...

Apr 7, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Thousands of people turned out Saturday to see Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo announce his bid to return ...

Mar 7, 2024 | Africa: Ivory Coast

Ivorian women who are beaten or intimidated by their partners are gaining independence and self-esteem in the country's ...