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The European companies that armed the Ivorian civil war

AN OCCRP investigation reveals that Gunvor and Semlex brokered weapons-for-oil deals in early 2011 when Côte d’Ivoire was in crisis, despite a UN arms embargo

We should not ignore Guinea’s constitutional coup

Citizens have for a year protested against the president seeking a third term in office despite a two-term limit. Many have been killed — and 90 more people died in this week’s crackdown

Manifesto against the presidency for life in Africa

If we do not take care, presidents will make lawlessness the standard of our civic life. Let’s make sure it does not come to that!

Alassane Ouattara: In the eye of Côte d’Ivoire’s perpetual succession crisis

His road to the presidency was anchored in contention and acrimony, and if his bid is successful, Alassane Ouattara will have ruled for two decades when all is said and done.

Côte D’Ivoire’s president has imperilled West African democracy

Alassane Ouattara has finally committed to stepping down after his second term, but leaves behind a dangerous legacy for the region

Baxter goes from dead man walking to national hero

Baxter first surfaced in South African football when he took the national team job in 2004

ICC halts release of Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo

Prosecutors filed a last-ditch challenge late Wednesday to keep the pair behind bars while the ICC looks at an overall appeal

ICC acquits former Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo

Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman

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

Africa governance gains hampered by security, job fears — study

The annual Ibrahim Index of African Governance also pointed to a deteriorating business climate and poor job creation

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 cashes in on the cashew

From tiny harvests two decades ago, the West African country now holds the cashew crown, supplanting India as the biggest producer of the nut

Sidelined Elephants dust themselves off

Out of the Cup of Nations, the young Ivorian team is now looking to Russia 2018

More shocks as Morocco lose, Ivory Coast held

Defending champions the Ivory Coast and Morocco on Monday became just the latest strongly fancied teams to fail to deliver in Gabon.

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.

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