Alassane Ouattara

 
Côte d'Ivoire's 'general of the streets' vows peace
Côte d'Ivoire's 'general of the streets' vows peace
He was once dubbed the "general of the streets" for his ability to mobilise supporters of Ivory Coast's former president, Laurent Gbagbo, during...
Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice
Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice
Just less than three years into their trial, former Côte d’Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé, leader of the youth militia,...
War crimes court to rule on release of Côte d'Ivoire ex-president
War crimes court to rule on release of Côte d'Ivoire ex-president
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will hear from the International Criminal Court on Tuesday if he will be freed after seven years behind...
Ivorian leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo and 800 others
Ivorian leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo and 800 others
Côte d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara on Monday announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is...
Ally of Côte d’Ivoire president rejects plan for 'unified party'
Ally of Côte d’Ivoire president rejects plan for 'unified party'
Côte d’Ivoire's Democratic Party, a member of the ruling coalition, on Sunday rejected a proposal to form a unified party ahead of the 2020...
Ivory Coast: Pro-Ouattara rebel leaders charged with war crimes
Ivory Coast: Pro-Ouattara rebel leaders charged with war crimes
Rebel leaders who backed Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara have been charged over crimes committed during the country's post-election crisis...
Côte d'Ivoire reconciliation at 'dead end'
Côte d'Ivoire reconciliation at 'dead end'
More than two years after a political and military crisis that claimed at least 3 000 lives in Côte d'Ivoire in the wake...
ICC judges to decide Ivorian ex-president Gbagbo's fate
ICC judges to decide Ivorian ex-president Gbagbo's fate
Presiding judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi is to open the hearings at the Hague-based court's headquarters this Tuesday, with...
Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes
Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes
"Germany will provide logistical support based on the situation on the ground," Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière told reporters...
Scourge of violence against transgender sex workers in Cote d'Ivoire
Scourge of violence against transgender sex workers in Cote d'Ivoire
It seemed like a case of simple blackmail. Late one night last month, two cars carrying around 10 soldiers pulled up to a group of prostitutes in...
Amnesty: More than 200 held and tortured in Cote d'Ivoire
Amnesty: More than 200 held and tortured in Cote d'Ivoire
The victims included members of former president Laurent Gbagbo’s Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) who "have faced illegal detention and...
West African nations lift sanctions imposed on Mali
West African nations lift sanctions imposed on Mali
West African leaders have lifted all sanctions imposed on Mali with immediate effect following the agreement on restoring the constitutional order,...

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