ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast has seized two Chinese trawlers accused of fishing illegally offshore the West African country, a senior Ivorian navy source said on Thursday.
ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast's government opened negotiations with disgruntled soldiers on Wednesday, promising to pay back wages and overdue benefits to thousands of ex-rebels now serving in the army in a bid to quell unrest.
LONDON - Swansea City's Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony has signed a one-year contract extension, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.
ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast's government agreed on Tuesday to pay back wages and overdue benefits to thousands of former rebels now serving in the army after they paralysed several towns across the country with protests, the ministers of defence and the interior said.
ABIDJAN - Soldiers protesting against unpaid wages entered state television and radio headquarters in Ivory Coast's second city of Bouake on Tuesday but failed to broadcast a statement after staff fled, a journalist and security guard said.
ABIDJAN - Kolo Toure returned to the Ivory Coast team and scored early to set them on their way to a 5-1 win over Sierra Leone on Friday that boosted their chances of qualifying for the African Nations Cup.
ABIDJAN - Eight people were killed and at least two more are believed to be trapped under rubble after a building in Ivory Coast's commercial capital of Abidjan collapsed on workers who were demolishing it, a senior city official said on Thursday.
ABIDJAN - Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaore, who resigned on Friday amid mass protests against his 27-year rule, has arrived in neighbouring Ivory Coast, Ivorian military sources said on Saturday.
GENEVA - The World Health Organization will send teams of experts to test the Ebola-preparedness measures at Ivory Coast and Mali's borders with countries affected by the epidemic, WHO's health security response chief Isabelle Nuttall said on Thursday.
ABIDJAN - The trial of Ivory Coast's former first lady and leading opposition figures charged with committing economic crimes during the rule of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo will open next week, a defence lawyer and one of the accused said on Wednesday.
BEIRUT - Syria rejected as "fabricated" U.S. accusations that its forces are targeting civilians with air strikes and said Washington would do better to criticise hardline Islamic State militants who have killed American citizens.