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At least 11 people died in intercommunal clashes in an Ivory Coast port town this week as tensions rise before an October election with President Alassane Ouattara seeking a contested third term.
Pascal Affi N'Guessan, 67, once a close associate of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, officially announced Saturday that he will be a candidate for the presidency in the upcoming October elections in an attempt to close the chapter on the blood-drenched and 2-decade crisis in the country.
Ivory Coast's former prime minister Guillaume Soro, a rebel leader before he entered politics, is facing a lawsuit in France for war crimes, torture and murder, lawyers told AFP.
Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the ruling party’s candidate in this year’s presidential race, will stay in France for a few weeks of medical rest after undergoing a heart exam, the presidency said on Tuesday.
Eric Bailly was affected by the second Ivorian civil war which started in November 2010 and nearly missed out on his first European trip to commence his professional career.Eric Bailly was affected by the second Ivorian civil war which started in November 2010 and nearly missed out on his first European trip to commence his professional career.
Ivory Coast prosecutors on Monday issued an arrest warrant for presidential candidate Guillaume Soro who aborted a planned return by diverting his flight to Ghana as security forces stormed his party headquarters in Abidjan.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Saturday he would run for a third term if his predecessors decided to compete in the 2020 election, a vote seen as a major test of stability for the country after two civil wars this century.
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court appealed on Monday against the shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence that killed around 3,000 people.
Ivory Coast, Africa’s largest rubber producer is hoping to double production to two million tonnes in the next five years despite a hit by world prices on raw materials.
An Ikeja Sexual Offences Court yesterday granted N2million bail to actor Omiyinka Olanrewaju a. k. a. Baba Ijesha Baba Ijesha, who has been in custody since April 22, 2021 over alleged sexual defilement of a minor.
The World Bank says Nigeria can generate more than N600 billion annually by increasing excise duties on tobacco and alcohol as recommended in its Nigeria development update (NDU) report.
Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted between Saturday, 19 and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.
The federal government has said it has extended the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine from June 28 to July 5, 2021.
Iran accused the United States on Tuesday of interference for saying its election was neither free nor fair as political factions traded blame for the record low turnout and high number of invalid ballots.
James Benge reports that there’s still no agreement with any interested parties to sign Hector Bellerin just yet. Villarreal, Atletico Madrid, and Sevilla are among the teams looking at a deal for him at the moment.
The Edo State Police Command has said that it would soon begin the training and profiling of the state vigilante groups to ensure that their activities would complement the police’s efforts in checking insecurity.
Brazil continued their winning romp through the Copa America on Wednesday, eking out a controversial 2-1 victory against Colombia after struggling most of the match to answer a magnificent bicycle-kick goal by Luis Diaz.
The Department of State Service (SSS) has arrested another singer, Ahmad Abdul, over a song perceived as blasphemous and capable of creating chaos in Kano State.