By Kumaran Ira, 7 January 2013
At least 64 people were killed and over 200 injured in a stampede in the early morning of New Year’s Day in Abidjanl.
By John Marion, 24 December 2011
On December 11, the West African county of Ivory Coast held its first legislative election in 11 years.
By Kumaran Ira, 6 June 2011
The list of French officials attending Ouattara’s investiture makes crystal-clear the imperialist motives behind France’s intervention in April’s civil war in Ivory Coast.
By Hank Charles, 19 May 2011
Former IMF economist Alassane Ouattara was sworn in on May 6 after a military confrontation with supporters of former President Laurent Gbagbo in April.
By Hank Charles, 21 April 2011
Widespread social instability continues in the Ivory Coast one week after France and the UN helped forces loyal to the internationally recognized president Alassane Ouattara in the overthrow of the regime of former president Laurent Gbagbo.
By Ann Talbot, 12 April 2011
Laurent Gbagbo, the incumbent president of Ivory Coast, has been taken prisoner and is in the custody of forces loyal to his opponent, Alassaine Ouattara.
By Ann Talbot, 11 April 2011
Reports are emerging of systematic attacks on civilians in the west of Ivory Coast, the region where forces loyal to the Western-backed president-elect Alassane Ouattara launched an offensive last month.
By Ann Talbot, 7 April 2011
In the last 24 hours, France has directly intervened in the fighting in Ivory Coast as it seeks to reassert its control over its former colony.
By Ann Talbot, 4 April 2011
Up to 1,000 civilians have reportedly been massacred in the town of Duékoué in the West African country of Ivory Coast.
By Alex Lantier, 2 April 2011
Assisted by French and UN troops, northern forces led by Alassane Ouattara yesterday marched on the the southern port city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast’s economic capital.
By Ann Talbot, 3 March 2011
Fighting is intensifying in the stand-off in Ivory Coast between supporters of the two rival presidential candidates—incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Outtara who both claimed victory in last November’s election.
By Ann Talbot, 5 January 2011
The United States and its allies have stepped up their threats of military intervention in the West African country of Ivory Coast in the wake of a disputed election.
By Ann Talbot, 28 December 2010
Alassane Dramane Ouattara has called a general strike in an attempt to oust incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo and end the stand-off following the presidential election in the West African country of Ivory Coast.
By Ann Talbot, 23 December 2010
The situation in the West African country of Ivory Coast continues to deteriorate after November’s disputed election between incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo and his rival, Alassane Outtara.
By Ann Talbot, 13 December 2010
The West African country of Ivory Coast remains without a functioning government, after both contenders in the November elections claimed victory.