Ivory Coast

 

Ivory Coast ex-rebel profiting from banned diamond trade - U.N. experts

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ABIDJAN - A senior Ivory Coast army officer is breaking a diamond embargo and may be using profits to buy arms, U.N. experts have found, dealing a potentially embarrassing blow to government efforts to have the ban lifted.

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Ivory Coast sends Gbagbo ally to International Criminal Court 22 Mar 2014

ABIDJAN/AMSTERDAM - Ivory Coast transferred Charles Ble Goude, a youth leader and close ally of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Saturday to face charges of crimes against humanity linked to a 2011 post-election civil war.

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Ivory Coast sends Gbagbo ally to International Criminal Court 22 Mar 2014

ABIDJAN/AMSTERDAM - Ivory Coast transferred Charles Ble Goude, a youth leader and close ally of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Saturday to face charges of crimes against humanity linked to a 2011 post-election civil war.

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Ivory Coast to send Ble Goude to The Hague court 20 Mar 2014

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast will send Charles Ble Goude, a close ally of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity, the justice minister said on Thursday.

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Ivory Coast to send Ble Goude to face charges at the ICC 20 Mar 2014

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast will send Charles Ble Goude, a former youth leader and close ally of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, to the International Criminal Court where he is wanted on charges of crimes against humanity, the justice minister said on Thursday.

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Census sparks resurgence in Ivory Coast's identity politics 17 Mar 2014

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast's main opposition party has accused President Alassane Ouattara of using a census launched on Monday to boost his re-election chances, drawing warnings from the government of a return to ethnic politics.

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Ivory Coast's hospitalised president "doing well" - government 21 Feb 2014

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara is recovering well after an operation in a French hospital this month and should return to his West African country soon, a government spokesman and his political party said.

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Drogba could be big factor at World Cup, says coach 19 Feb 2014

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - The Brazil World Cup offers Didier Drogba the chance of a perfect swansong and the opportunity to propel his country further in the tournament than ever before, Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi said on Wednesday.

New Ivory Coast bridge ready by December, could boost growth - Bouygues 16 Feb 2014

ABIDJAN - A third bridge crossing the lagoon in Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan will be completed in December and could add one percentage point to economic growth, a senior executive at French construction company Bouygues said.

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West Ham sign Ivory Coast's Razak on loan 30 Jan 2014

LONDON - Ivory Coast international midfielder Abdul Razak returned to the Premier League when he signed a short-term loan contract with strugglers West Ham United on Thursday.