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World 03 Sep 2014 | 6:26 PM

Pirates attack products tanker off Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Armed pirates robbed an petroleum products tanker near Ivory Coast's port of Abidjan, a maritime agency and a private security advisor said on Wednesday, in an indication of the increasing mobility of Nigeria-based gangs.

World 13 Mar 2019 | 8:42 PM

In Ivory Coast, organic chocolate made with a bicycle

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Dana Mroueh's chocolate factory is a rarity for Ivory Coast and not only because the world's top cocoa grower produces precious little finished chocolate.

World 13 Oct 2018 | 9:15 AM

Political rift in Ivory Coast raises concerns for 2020

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - After more than a decade as allies, two of Ivory Coast's largest political parties face off in local elections on Saturday after an acrimonious divorce that is making Ivorians nervous ahead of a presidential poll in 2020.

World 11 Dec 2017 | 7:20 PM

Ivory Coast offering $26,000 buy-outs to reduce army size -documents

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs (£19,264) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its unruly and mutiny-prone military, documents showed on Monday.

World 15 Jul 2017 | 9:15 PM

Gunmen attack military bases in Ivory Coast cities Abidjan, Korhogo

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked military bases in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan and the northern city of Korhogo in the early hours of Saturday, but were repulsed, a senior military official said.

World 26 May 2017 | 2:17 AM

Exclusive - Signs of more trouble in Ivory Coast as hidden hand saves mutineers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - When a rag-tag group of soldiers launched a mutiny in Ivory Coast earlier this month, it looked like they were doomed. A column of elite troops quickly descended to put the mutiny down. The rebels were running out of ammunition and the armouries had been locked.

World 16 May 2017 | 6:18 PM

Ivory Coast soldiers accept deal to end mutiny - spokesmen

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - Renegade troops in Ivory Coast accepted a government proposal on bonuses and returned to barracks on Tuesday, ending a mutiny that had closed businesses, shut major roads and threatened years of economic progress in the world's top cocoa producer.

World 12 May 2017 | 6:55 AM

Ivory Coast army mutineers drop financial demands

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Thousands of soldiers who mutinied earlier this year in Ivory Coast, paralysing the country and dealing a blow to its post-war success story, have agreed to drop their demands for further bonus payments, a spokesman for the group said on Thursday.

World 17 Jan 2017 | 4:17 AM

Ivory Coast police fire teargas to disperse protesting students

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast police fired teargas on Monday to disperse pupils and students protesting at government ministries in the main city, Abidjan, as nationwide strikes intensified, police and a senior union official said.

World 30 Oct 2016 | 9:14 PM

Ivory Coast votes on new constitution as opposition boycotts

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Voters in Ivory Coast cast their ballots in a referendum on Sunday to decide whether to approve a new constitution that President Alassane Ouattara argues will guarantee peace in the wake of years of political turmoil.