Alassane Ouattara

Côte d’Ivoire’s ‘general of the streets’ vows peace

Today, acquitted of alleged crimes against humanity committed during the battles of 2010-11, Charles Ble Goude says he wants to help bring peace

War crimes court to rule on release of Côte d’Ivoire ex-president

Laurent Gbagbo has spent seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity

Ivorian leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo and 800 others

Last week Côte d’Ivoire's Supreme Court overturned an earlier acquittal granted to Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity

Ally of Côte d’Ivoire president rejects plan for ‘unified party’

Transformation of the ruling coalition into a unified party has been a recurring theme in Ivorian politics over the past decade

Ivory Coast: Pro-Ouattara rebel leaders charged with war crimes

Rebel leaders who backed Ivory Coast's president Alassane Ouattara have been charged with crimes committed during post-election violence in 2010-2011.

Côte d’Ivoire reconciliation at ‘dead end’

A bid to reconcile hardened enemies has all but broken down and time is running out for a commission set up to heal the wounds of bitter strife.

ICC judges to decide Ivorian ex-president Gbagbo’s fate

Laurent Gbagbo faces International Criminal Court judges who will decide whether to try him for masterminding a violent election standoff in 2010.

Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes

Germany has said it would supply two transport planes for the mission against rebels in Mali, in a bid to assist the country's fragile government.

Scourge of violence against transgender sex workers in Cote d’Ivoire

Transgender sex workers in the Cote d'Ivoire have increasingly become the target of violence since President Alassane Ouattara came into power.

Amnesty: More than 200 held and tortured in Cote d’Ivoire

A rights group says more than 200 people have been detained and tortured in Cte d'Ivoire, urging President Alassane Ouattara to respect human rights.

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.

ICC finds mass graves in Côte d’Ivoire

The International Criminal Court has uncovered mass graves in a town where Ouattara fighters allegedly killed hundreds in post-poll clashes last year.

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Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs