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Gbagbo “free to return” to Ivory Coast following acquittal, president says

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and one of his close allies have permission to return home following their acquittal on charges of crimes...

Ivory Coast’s President Ouattara keeps brother as defence minister

Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has confirmed his younger brother Tene Birahima Ouattara as minister of defence, part of a slate of new appointments...

Gbabgo could return to Ivory Coast after ICC upholds acquittal

The International Criminal Court on Wednesday upheld its 2019 acquittal of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on charges of crimes against humanity during...

Three soldiers killed in attacks on Ivory Coast military camps

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

Ivory Coast gendarmes seize record haul of cocaine

 Ivory Coast security forces have seized just over 1 tonne of cocaine in a night operation in a northern district of the commercial capital...

Ivory Coast receives second replacement Mi-24

The Ivory Coast has taken delivery of a second Mi-24 to replace those that crashed in 2019 and 2020. The second aircraft (TU-VHT) was seen...

Ivory Coast opposition leader Affi released 2 months after election-spat arrest

Ivory Coast opposition leader Pascal Affi N’Guessan was released on Wednesday after nearly two months in custody for creating a breakaway government after a...

Ivory Coast gives passport to exiled former president Gbagbo

Ivory Coast has issued passports to former president Laurent Gbagbo, allowing him to return from exile in Belgium before the end of the year...

After Ivory Coast election, fighting comes to a once-calm town

Before last month’s presidential election, M’Batto in central Ivory Coast was a small, peaceful town where ethnic groups intermarried and churches and mosques existed...

Ivory Coast president and opposition to pursue talks amid deadly standoff

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara and a main opposition leader promised on Wednesday to press ahead with talks to resolve a bitter standoff over...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...