David McKenzie travels to Ivory Coast to see if the country's cocoa trade is rebuilding after post-election violence.
Gunmen attacked former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo's party headquarters Saturday, injuring several people, a party spokesman said.
Ten Ivory Coast soldiers have been killed in attacks Sunday and Monday by unidentified gunmen in Abidjan, the economic capital, the defense minister said.
Voter turnout was low in Ivory Coast parliamentary elections Sunday, more than a year after a conflict over presidential polls led to widespread violence in the West African nation.
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has been charged with economic crimes committed as post-election violence consumed the country this year and left some 3,000 people dead, but human rights groups said Friday that more serious allegations of war crimes by both sides of the conflict should be investigated.
Africa's airlines are aiming to expand into new territories and improve connections across the continent.
By the end of its 2010 financial year Kenya Airways reached several milestones, including flying three-million passengers a year.
A journalist who openly supported the Ivorian Popular Front of former President Laurent Gbagbo has been killed in a suburb of Abidjan, Reporters Without Borders said Wednesday.
Alassane Ouattara was inaugurated Saturday as president of troubled Ivory Coast in a ceremony that marked a symbolic end to months of political turmoil.
Heavy fighting continued Tuesday in Yopougon between forces loyal to President Alassane Ouattara and militiamen loyal to former President Laurent Gbagbo even as he was said to have accepted his loss of power.
Three of the international diplomatic community's most respected mediators arrived in the Ivory Coast Sunday to start a process of national reconciliation.
Forces loyal to newly installed President Alassane Ouattara have killed a warlord who helped Ouattara win office, a defense ministry spokesman said Thursday.
Pope Benedict XVI called for peace amid ongoing conflicts in Africa and the Middle East and mentioned the plight of those in Japan during his annual Easter message Sunday.
The U.S. Embassy consular section in Abidjan may reopen Monday, but it initially will provide limited services, according to the State Department.
New video emerges of the moment Laurent Gbagbo was captured. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
The former leader of Ivory Coast may have to face international charges for alleged crimes committed during his time in office, President Alassane Ouattara announced Wednesday, as he outlined his plans to bring peace and security to his nation.
CNN's Dan Rivers reports live from Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on the arrest of self-declared President Laurent Gbagbo.
U.N. military helicopters Sunday pounded heavy weapons positions of fighters loyal to self-declared Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, United Nations officials said.
Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's former leader, Laurent Gbagbo, used a lull in fighting this week as a "trick" to reinforce their positions around the main city of Abidjan, the head of U.N. peacekeeping operations said Friday.
Defiant as ever, Laurent Gbagbo remained hunkered down Thursday in the basement of his Abidjan residence, as a stern warning came from the United Nations that he should seize his last chance for a graceful exit.
A Red Cross team says more than 800 have been killed in one town. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.
U.N. Special Envoy to the Ivory Coast tells CNN that combat is over and terms of Gbagbo's surrender are being finalized.
After days of heavy fighting, forces loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo laid down their arms Tuesday, and the self-declared president was negotiating the terms of his surrender, his foreign minister said.
Forces loyal to President Alassane Ouattara have surrounded the residence of rival Laurent Gbagbo, a spokesman for Ouattara told CNN Monday night.
French peacekeepers in war-torn Ivory Coast were in control of the airport in the main city of Abidjan, the French Ministry of Defense said Sunday, as a battle for the city seemed to be looming.
French troops took control of the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, the French Ministry of Defense said Sunday, as rival factions battled for control of the city.
Sensing an imminent victory, the government recognized by the international community as the rightful ruler of blood-soaked Ivory Coast said Saturday the other side has committed atrocities, is losing its top generals to defections and is looking for "cannon fodder" for its last stand.
Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara took control of state-run television and attacked the residence of Laurent Gbagbo on Friday as Ivory Coast's bloody, four-month battle for political power appeared to enter its final stages .
Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, the internationally recognized president of Ivory Coast, attacked the residence of disputed incumbent Laurent Gbagbo and took control of state-run TV early Friday morning, a spokesman for Ouattara told CNN.
As the world's attention is focused on the conflict in Libya, another African country -- the Ivory Coast on Africa's west coast -- may be sliding toward another bloody civil war, according to observers who keep a close eye on warring factions there.
The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to impose sanctions on disputed Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, his wife and three associates, as well as give U.N. peacekeepers more authority to protect civilians.
The internationally recognized president of Ivory Coast said he rejects the latest African Union envoy selected to help resolve the nation's tense political standoff.
President Barack Obama urged the disputed leader of Ivory Coast to step down to prevent more violence as the nation grapples with postelection clashes that have left hundreds dead.
Nearly 1 million residents have fled Abidjan and others are displaced from their homes elsewhere in Ivory Coast's escalating bloodshed that started in December after a disputed presidential election, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday.
At least 25 people were killed in what the United Nations called Friday a shocking escalation of violence in Ivory Coast, wracked by an electoral crisis that many fear is sliding toward another civil war.
In cities across the world, women marked the centennial International Women's Day. In Ivory Coast, the day took on poignancy for women who dared to take to blood-stained streets where seven of their own were shot down a few days before.
The U.N. mission in Ivory Coast reaffirmed its neutrality Tuesday despite a brewing conflict between government troops and a rebel movement that backs the internationally recognized winner of last year's election.
The United Nations plans to add 2,000 more soldiers to its peacekeeping mission in the Ivory Coast amid escalating violence between supporters of rival politicians.
The African Union chief flew to Ivory Coast on Saturday to make another attempt to resolve the crisis there amid a slaughter of women protesters blamed on self-proclaimed President Laurent Gbagbo.
The U.N. Security Council warned Thursday that civil war could return to Ivory Coast in West Africa after months of political deadlock.
The U.N. Security Council warns of the potential for civil war in Ivory Coast. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
Fears grow that Ivory Coast is heading toward civil war. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.
The broadcast antennae for Ivory Coast's state news agency was targeted Saturday night by youths loyal to President-elect Alassane Ouattara, according to his representative to South Africa.
The United Nations on Monday accused Belarus of defying an arms embargo against Ivory Coast by delivering three attack helicopters to the disputed president of the West African nation.
Hundreds of people fled a pro-Alassane Ouattara neighborhood in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where forces loyal to incumbent President Laurent Gbabgbo have been fighting an armed Ouattara supporters for the past week.
Ivory Coast security forces loyal to incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo used tear gas and fired into the air to disperse supporters of Alassane Ouattara, authorities said Saturday.
The United Nations Security Council decided Tuesday to postpone for a day a vote to approve sending 2,000 additional troops to the Ivory Coast. Security Council diplomats said the vote was delayed because Russia had objections to the "political" language in the draft resolution.
The U.N. Security Council is expected to authorize another 2,000 troops for its peacekeeping force in Ivory Coast on Tuesday amid a standoff between the mission and supporters of self-proclaimed President Laurent Gbagbo.
Violence in Ivory Coast was ongoing amid a tense political standoff Wednesday, after at least five police officers were killed and three U.N. peacekeepers were wounded in an Abidjan neighborhood, and three other police officers were killed in clashes with protesters, officials said.
Ivory Coast President-elect Alassane Ouattara explains what strategies are in place if Laurent Gbagbo won't step aside.
The government of self-proclaimed President Laurent Gbagbo anounced Tuesday that a supporter of Alassane Ouattara was killed during a pre-dawn raid in Abidjan.
A new year opened with intransigence in a divided Ivory Coast, as two political rivals ignored threats and deadlines Saturday for one another to step down.
The three leaders representing a West African bloc will return to Ivory Coast next Monday to again try to defuse an escalating political crisis sparked by self-declared President Lauren Gbagbo's refusal to cede power.
A three-man West African delegation won't return to Ivory Coast until Monday, when it will ask self-declared President Laurent Gbagbo to relinquish his post or face a military ouster, a representative of the group said Friday.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, distressed over a call to attack the hotel where Ivory Coast's president-elect and U.N. security forces are based, said Thursday that the forces are "authorized to use all necessary means to protect its personnel" and any others at the location.
Edwige Tonete rarely steps out of her house in Abidjan these days. Something bad is looming in her beloved Ivory Coast.
Three African presidents met with their defiant counterpart in Ivory Coast Tuesday in an effort to defuse the country's political crisis.
A political standoff has forced nearly 4,000 citizens of northwest Ivory Coast to flee to neighboring countries, prompting fears of regional insecurity, according to the United Nations.
CNN's Jim Clancy interviews a senior adviser to incumbent Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo about the unrest there.
CNN talks with Abdon Bayeto, adviser to Ivory Coast President Gbagbo, about ongoing tensions over the election stalemate.
At least nine unarmed protesters in Ivory Coast's largest city were shot and killed by security forces Thursday, eyewitnesses told Amnesty International.
First came a political row over the rightful winner of Ivory Coast's presidential election. Saturday, two men laid claim to the West African nation's highest post.
Ivory Coast is in lockdown as the country's presidential election remains in dispute. CNN's Christian Purefoy explains.
Two candidates. Two councils. Two winners. Add it up and it bodes for a mess in the already unstable West African nation of Ivory Coast.
The just-announced results of the Ivory Coast presidential elections failed to get an OK Thursday from the government body authorized to validate the results.
Some results from Ivory Coast's elections are now expected Wednesday, after it was pushed back twice.
Two members of Ivory Coast's electoral commission from President Laurent Gbagbo's party physically stopped the announcement of partial election results late Tuesday, arguing that the results were not complete and the announcement was illegal.
Early results from a small portion of ballots in Ivory Coast's presidential runoff gave former Prime Minister Alassane Ouattara a lead over the incumbent, Laurent Gbagbo, the country's electoral commission reported Monday.
The Court of Amsterdam on Friday ordered giant oil-trading company Trafigura to pay a fine of 1 million euros ($1.3 million) for illegally dumping chemical waste in Ivory Coast in 2006.
The 2007 crash of a Kenya Airways flight in Cameroon that killed all 114 people on board was caused by pilot error, a report released on Wednesday said.
A giant oil-trading company is offering to pay thousands of Africans a settlement after a contractor illegally dumped toxic waste in West Africa three years ago.
A global commodities trading company says it is considering a settlement to legal claims that it is responsible for the deaths of 15 people and thousands of illnesses after 500 tons of toxic waste were dumped in the African nation of Ivory Coast.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse shows you how anticipation is building ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Algeria, Ghana and the Ivory Coast all celebrated victories in the third round of matches in African qualifying for the 2010 World Cup finals, FIFA.com report.
FIFA has launches an inquiry into the tragedy at the World Cup qualifier between Ivory Coast and Malawi which left a reported 19 dead and scores injured.
An Ivory Coast court has ordered two men jailed for their roles in a toxic waste dumping scandal that the government claims killed at least 16 people
Not surprisingly, Ivory Coast has been perhaps the most inspiring team at the 2008 African Cup of Nations. With European club stars such as Didier Drogba, Emmanuel Eboué, Salomon Kalou and Yaya Touré, the Elephants have one of the most accomplished squads in the 16-team field.
The wreckage of the Kenya Airways plane that disappeared early Saturday morning has been found in Cameroon, a senior aviation official told CNN.
Ivory Coast have named former German international Uli Stielike as head coach of the West African country's senior national squad.
Ivory Coast have named five candidates, four of them French, on a shortlist to replace Henri Michel as national coach.
The U.N. Security Council has voted to impose a 13-month arms embargo on the Ivory Coast.
Ivory Coast rebels have rejected South African brokered peace talks, saying they would only consider participating if President Laurent Gbago was not in charge.
British troops will help evacuate Britons who want to leave violence-wracked Ivory Coast, British Defense Minister Geoffrey Hoon said Thursday.
The United Nations and France have begun mass evacuations of U.N. staff and foreign nationals following days of violence and looting in Ivory Coast, a U.N. spokesman said.
Ivory Coast's leader has appealed for order as French armored vehicles took up positions around his home to disperse protesters gathered to protect him.
The French government says it is dispatching three planes to evacuate at least 100 people, including many French citizens, who have been trapped in Abidjan at the airport since violence broke out over the weekend.
Mobs loyal to the Ivory Coast government militias clashed with French peacekeeping troops in Abidjan in the worst violence observers have seen between France and its former colony in decades.
Mobs loyal to the Ivory Coast government roamed the streets in two major cities of the West African country, searching for foreigners to attack.
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