ABIDJAN Ivory Coast has awarded Tullow Oil two new onshore oil blocks, a government spokesman said on Thursday, expanding the company's footprint in the Gulf of Guinea.
ABIDJAN Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs (£19,264) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its unruly and mutiny-prone military, documents showed on Monday.
ABIDJAN Ivory Coast will cut its armed forces by about 1,000 troops by the end of the year, the government spokesman said on Wednesday, in a bid to rationalise a costly and sometimes unruly military.
BRUSSELS The EU has not yet reached a deal with Britain over the "Brexit bill", EU officials said on Tuesday, adding that some in Brussels were worried that progress on a cash settlement masked differences over other issues.
ABIDJAN European leaders under pressure from a far-right revival at home hope to avoid a difficult debate about immigration when they meet their African counterparts in Ivory Coast from Wednesday.
DAKAR Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara called on the International Criminal Court on Saturday to indict criminals who are selling black African migrants in Libyan slave markets.
Belgian Marc Wilmots has left his job as Ivory Coast coach after failing to lead the side to next year's World Cup, the country’s football federation said on Wednesday.
ABIDJAN Goals from defenders Nabil Dirar and Medhi Benatia handed Morocco a 2-0 away win over the Ivory Coast on Saturday in their last World Cup qualifier and booked a return to the finals for the first time in two decades.
ABIDJAN Two goals in the space of five minutes midway through the first half ensured a 2-0 away win for Morocco over the Ivory Coast as they secured a return to the World Cup finals for the first time since 1998.
ABIDJAN The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved 98 million euros (86.59 million pounds) in loans to help fund Ivory Coast national airline Air Cote d'Ivoire's purchase of five new Airbus A320s, the bank said on Thursday.
BEIRUT A Lebanese Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Monday.