West African leaders are actively engaged in trying to resolve a crisis triggered by Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to accept his defeat at the polls
Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan also resigned and dissolved the government
The world's top cocoa-growing country has experienced a strong economic revival under Ouattara.
'The president says all these new measures will guarantee more political stability.'
Expect more attention on countries like Kenya and Ivory Coast, with relatively diversified economies and that have avoided the commodity-induced bust
Ivory Coast leader Outtara does something few have tried in Africa: opens power and water sectors to competition
“It’s when we’ll have several companies that the prices will go down because distribution is too expansive,” Ouattara said
Al-Qaeda has killed more than 70 people since November in assaults targeting hotels also in Mali, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast
Expats targeted in World Heritage status area, analysts had voiced fears that Islamist attacks could spread to previously 'safe' countries.
Charles Ble Goude is in some ways similar to South Africa's Julius Malema--combative, popular and a love for luxury.
What ‘third-term fever’ tells us about the state of democracy in Africa: sometimes people love their Big Men
Africa’s opposition forces, who swear by the rules of democracy, are generally hostile to referendums – yet few things are more democratic
Flushed with election victory, bullish Ouattara says Ivory Coast to supply 50% of global cocoa by 2020
The economy will expand by as much as 9% annually through 2020, a pace that is more than twice as fast as the average in sub-Saharan Africa.
Since the return to multiparty politics in Africa, you might expect deepening democratic consolidation as the years go by. That hasn't been the case.
Three votes on Sunday reveal Africa’s many faces, and could change the continent in rather unexpected ways
What do a 'third term Central Africa corridor', a long-ruling party and big infrastructure have in common? Plenty...
10% economic growth and no China hangover — Ivory Coast presidential candidates line up, as it continues to rise
What is Ivory Coast getting right? And on the back of such growth can President Ouattara - who says he won't play third term tricks - really lose?
Ivory Coast refused him entry and the Nigerians took away his security; Mugabe’s star falls to the ground
Mugabe was so angry he stormed out of Nigeria to nearby Equatorial Guinea, where his good friend Teodoro Nguema gave him a shoulder to cry on.
Zimbabwe leader tells ruling party politburo he's not taken seriously by regional leaders while serving as AU and SADC rotating chairman.
Moroccan king camped in Abidjan briefly, but he’s still lighting up Ivory Coast as trade pushes south
Kingdom pushing into West Africa after financial crisis exposed risks of relying too heavily on its top export destinations, EU and the U.S.
The West African which produces more than 35% of global cocoa harvests, wants to establish itself in other more lucrative sectors of the industry.