Ivorian defence minister announces deal with mutinous soldiers – again

Ivory Coast’s government has reached an agreement with mutinous soldiers who had taken to the streets in the West African nation’s largest cities to demand more pay, the defense ministry said.

Ivory Coast's government has reached an agreement with mutinous soldiers who had taken to the streets in the West African nation's largest cities to demand more pay, the defense ministry said.

Gunfire erupts as Ivorian army launches operation against mutinying troops

Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast’s two largest cities, Abidjan and Bouake, witnesses said, as the military conducted an operation to end an army mutiny over bonus payments.

Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast's two largest cities, Abidjan and Bouake, witnesses said, as the military conducted an operation to end an army mutiny over bonus payments.

Several wounded in anti-army mutiny march in Ivory Coast

At least five people were wounded by gunfire on Sunday during protests in Ivory Coast’s second-biggest city, Bouake, against an army mutiny over bonuses, according to a witness.

At least five people were wounded by gunfire on Sunday during protests in Ivory Coast's second-biggest city, Bouake, against an army mutiny over bonuses, according to a witness.

Rebel troops resume revolt in Ivory Coast a day after public apology

Disgruntled Ivorian soldiers took to the streets of Abidjan and two other cities on Friday, firing angrily into the air a day after publicly apologising for a string of recent uprisings.

Disgruntled Ivorian soldiers took to the streets of Abidjan and two other cities on Friday, firing angrily into the air a day after publicly apologising for a string of recent uprisings.

Ivory Coast soldiers’ mutiny ends with apology to president

Some 8,400 Ivory Coast soldiers who mutinied in January apologised to President Alassane Ouattara in an orchestrated ceremony that was aired on national television late Thursday.

Some 8,400 Ivory Coast soldiers who mutinied in January apologised to President Alassane Ouattara in an orchestrated ceremony that was aired on national television late Thursday.

Ivory Coast’s ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of crimes against humanity

An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.

An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.

Special army forces stage mutiny in Ivory Coast’s Adiaké

Special army forces launched a mutiny in Ivory Coast’s southeastern town of Adiaké on Tuesday, firing their weapons into the air, according to residents and a military source.

Special army forces launched a mutiny in Ivory Coast’s southeastern town of Adiaké on Tuesday, firing their weapons into the air, according to residents and a military source.

Mutinous soldiers stage protests in several Ivory Coast cities

Soldiers fired shots into the air inside their camps in the Ivory Coast cities of Daloa, Man and the capital Yamoussoukro on Tuesday, witnesses said, raising fears of renewed unrest just as it seemed the government had settled a mutiny in the army.

Soldiers fired shots into the air inside their camps in the Ivory Coast cities of Daloa, Man and the capital Yamoussoukro on Tuesday, witnesses said, raising fears of renewed unrest just as it seemed the government had settled a mutiny in the army.

Ivory Coast govt announces deal to end standoff with rebel troops

Ivory Coast announced a deal Friday night to end a standoff with soldiers who staged a mutiny last week, though the terms were not confirmed and it was unclear whether security would be fully restored.

Ivory Coast announced a deal Friday night to end a standoff with soldiers who staged a mutiny last week, though the terms were not confirmed and it was unclear whether security would be fully restored.

Ivorian president reshuffles government following soldiers mutiny

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara named a new and smaller government team on Wednesday, with few changes to top positions, according to a statement read on state-owned television.

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara named a new and smaller government team on Wednesday, with few changes to top positions, according to a statement read on state-owned television.

Amadou Gon Coulibaly named Ivory Coast’s new prime minister

Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday named outgoing prime minister Daniel Kablan Duncan as the country’s first vice-president and chose a key aide, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, as the new premier.

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday named outgoing prime minister Daniel Kablan Duncan as the country's first vice-president and chose a key aide, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, as the new premier.

Ivorian president sacks security chiefs over soldiers mutiny

Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara dismissed the heads of the army, police and gendarmes on Monday after a two-day army mutiny that spread unrest across the West African nation, according to a statement from the presidency.

Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara dismissed the heads of the army, police and gendarmes on Monday after a two-day army mutiny that spread unrest across the West African nation, according to a statement from the presidency.

Ivory Coast PM resigns, dissolves government after polls

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan resigned and dissolved the government on Monday in a move that had been expected following the approval of a new constitution and parliamentary elections last month.

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan resigned and dissolved the government on Monday in a move that had been expected following the approval of a new constitution and parliamentary elections last month.

Ivory Coast backs new constitution in landslide vote, opposition cries foul

An opposition-boycotted referendum to change Ivory Coast’s constitution has easily passed, electoral officials said Tuesday, but opponents swiftly dismissed the vote as fraudulent.

An opposition-boycotted referendum to change Ivory Coast's constitution has easily passed, electoral officials said Tuesday, but opponents swiftly dismissed the vote as fraudulent.

Scuffles erupt at Ivory Coast polling stations over divisive referendum

Ivorians voted on Sunday to determine the fate of constitutional changes the president says will help end years of unrest but which have alarmed the opposition, with scuffles erupting at dozens of polling stations.

Ivorians voted on Sunday to determine the fate of constitutional changes the president says will help end years of unrest but which have alarmed the opposition, with scuffles erupting at dozens of polling stations.

Ivorian voters head to polls for referendum on controversial new constitution

Ivory Coast heads to the polls Sunday for a referendum on a new constitution their president insists will heal a nation beset by violent turmoil, but which the opposition says is dangerously anti-democratic.

Ivory Coast heads to the polls Sunday for a referendum on a new constitution their president insists will heal a nation beset by violent turmoil, but which the opposition says is dangerously anti-democratic.

Ivorian lawmakers approve new draft constitution

Ivory Coast’s national assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the draft of a new constitution proposed by President Alassane Ouattara, paving the way for a referendum later this month.

Ivory Coast's national assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the draft of a new constitution proposed by President Alassane Ouattara, paving the way for a referendum later this month.

Ivory Coast confronts brutal past with trial of ‘Iron Lady’ Simone Gbagbo

The trial of Simone Gbagbo, the former first lady of Ivory Coast, on charges of crimes against humanity opened Tuesday in the Ivorian city of Abidjan as the West African nation faces a pivotal moment in confronting its violent past.

The trial of Simone Gbagbo, the former first lady of Ivory Coast, on charges of crimes against humanity opened Tuesday in the Ivorian city of Abidjan as the West African nation faces a pivotal moment in confronting its violent past.