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Ivory Coast ruling party says will hold election with or without opposition

23 Sep 2020

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's ruling party said on Tuesday it will push ahead with the October election regardless of whether the opposition participate, comments likely to deepen political tensions in the world's top cocoa producer.

Ivory Coast opposition calls for protests to stop Ouattara's third term bid

21 Sep 2020

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's main presidential election challenger and a group of opposition parties called on Sunday for a civil disobedience campaign to stop President Alassane Ouattara's bid for a third term on Oct 31. | Video

Ivory Coast's Ouattara applies to run for third term amid protests

24 Aug 2020

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday submitted his application to run for a third term after more protests by opponents who say the constitution forbids him to contest the October election.

Ivory Coast, Ghana create joint body to coordinate cocoa policies

20 Aug 2020

ABIDJAN The world's two largest cocoa producers, Ivory Coast and Ghana, have created a joint body to improve coordination in research, price setting and the fight against child labor, the Ivorian government said on Thursday.

Ivory Coast, Ghana create joint body to coordinate cocoa policies

20 Aug 2020

ABIDJAN, Aug 20 The world's two largest cocoa producers, Ivory Coast and Ghana, have created a joint body to improve coordination in research, price setting and the fight against child labour, the Ivorian government said on Thursday.

Bus torched in Ivory Coast as election tensions run high

15 Aug 2020

BONOUA/ABIDJAN Protesters in Ivory Coast set fire to a bus in Abidjan on Friday after deadly protests earlier in the week against the president's decision to seek a third term, and organisers elsewhere vowed further action against his bid to stand again.

Three killed in Ivory Coast protests against president's third term bid

14 Aug 2020

ABIDJAN At least three people died during protests in Ivory Coast on Thursday, police said, as small groups burned makeshift road blocks in protests against President Alassane Ouattara's decision to stand for a third term.

Ivory Coast opposition says third term for Ouattara would destabilise country

07 Aug 2020

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term in office violates the constitution and will destabilise a country still recovering from civil war, his opponents said on Friday. | Video

Ivory Coast pledges fair vote, Ouattara asked to run again

31 Jul 2020

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's electoral commission promised a fair election on Wednesday as the ruling RHDP party asked President Alassane Ouattara to stand again, defying opponents who say he does not have the constitutional right to a third term. | Video

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Pact to aid poor cocoa farmers in peril as COVID-19 hits demand

20 Jul 2020

* Ivory Coast, Ghana to miss farmer income target by around $120/T-sources

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