The country is in constitutional reform mode — albeit somewhat rushed — and needs to ensure it takes on an inclusive, consensual approach.
Selon les chiffres officiels, 640 entreprises françaises sont présentes en Côte d'Ivoire, représentant un tiers du produit intérieur brut
Ivory Coast's solid response to the Bassam attacks shows African answers to terrorism can be credible
Before resorting to the idiom of the global war on terror and the interventionist rhetoric it entails, it is possible for credible local responses.
President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, pictured on November 27, 2004, is granted Ivorian nationality by decree
With the country enjoying heady economic times, the overwhelming decision suggests even rosier times ahead.
A huge chunk of these projects will be public-private partnerships, as countries look to beat the blues in global markets.
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?
In August 2006 toxic residue was sent to Abidjan, where it was later dumped in several sites around the city by a local hauler.
West Africa chooses: Cote d'Ivoire's Ouattara wins backing for re-election bid as Nigeria set for crucial vote
Regional economic powerhouses set for crucial elections this year, with ballot in Africa's most populous country closely watched.
Germany's biggest bank to operate out of Dubai, as main rival bulks up presence in the region, attracted by continent's high returns on income.
'Africa's Hillary Clinton' or just a ruthless killer? Defiant to the last, former Ivorian First Lady gets 20 years
Fervently Christian but pitiless by reputation, Simone Gbagbo divides opinion like no other.
Inevitably, the new wealth creates jealousies. Prime Minister Duncan warned that Tongon must not be an oasis of prosperity in a desert of poverty.
The west African nation pipped Ghana on penalties in the final in Equatorial Guinea to lift their second title after 1992.
The Afro-Arab integration dream is not working too well. It may be time to rethink it, or let history run its course.
It was supposed to be the 'Ebola tournament'. In the end Equatorial Guinea pulled off a major Africa Cup of Nations feat
Despite a slew of controversies, the tournament did have its memorable moments. Lots of them.
Windfall for growers as world's biggest producers reaps benefits of reforms.
In a sign of changing times, it was partly financed by Nigeria-based Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a fund for infrastructure projects in Africa.
Among 20 African states voting yes were Botswana, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Somali - which have seen serious crimes against humanity too.
A year ago Cote d'Ivoire Ouattara's shirt was on fire. Now he is sitting pretty, and the region breathing easier
The country goes into an election year that will define its future--and have a major influence on neighbours.