Daniel Kablan Duncan
Jan 03, 2013 07:43 EST
The main opposition party in Ivory Coast on Thursday demanded the resignation of Interior Minister Hamed Bakayoko after a New Year's Eve stampede that claimed 63 lives.
Jan 02, 2013 17:07 EST
The Ivorian government on Wednesday promised that an investigation into the circumstances of a New Year stampede that left at least 63 people dead would be wrapped up by the end of the week.
Nov 21, 2012 16:21 EST
Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday appointed former foreign minister Daniel Kablan Duncan as prime minister of the troubled west African nation, a statement said.
Sep 17, 2012 20:48 EDT
West African defence and foreign ministers held talks Monday on the possible deployment of regional troops to Mali amid reports that Islamists destroyed the tomb of a Muslim saint in a region under their control.
Apr 28, 2012 16:25 EDT
Guinea-Bissau's coup leaders released the country's ousted prime minister and interim president on Friday after more than two weeks of captivity, allowing the former leaders to travel to Ivory Coast.
Apr 13, 2012 04:54 EDT
Guinea-Bissau troops staged an attempted coup late Thursday, attacking the prime minister's residence, arresting politicians and seizing the ruling party headquarters and the national radio station.
Apr 13, 2012 03:39 EDT
Guinea-Bissau troops staged an attemped coup, attacking the prime minister's residence, arresting politicians and seizing the ruling party headquarters and the national radio station.
Apr 13, 2012 03:36 EDT
Mali's new interim president, who took over from coup leaders, is threatening "total war" against the Tuareg and Islamist rebels who have seized half the country since the putsch three weeks ago.
Apr 13, 2012 02:08 EDT
Guinea-Bissau troops staged a coup attempt, attacking the prime minister's residence, arresting politicians and taking over the ruling party headquarters amid a media blackout.
Apr 12, 2012 12:37 EDT
Islamist militia in rebel-held northern Mali are recruiting children in a bid to boost their forces, a local elected official and a journalist in the region told AFP.
Jan 17, 2012 10:01 EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday praised Ivory Coast's leader for progress made since a deadly post-poll crisis but warned he could only cement peace by dialogue across the political divide.