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President starts formation of new government

President Alassane Ouattara has had a busy week. Last week sections of his armed forces rebelled over pay and conditions with the rebellion breaking out in a number of garrisons […]

Ruling party wins majority in General Election

The Rally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace (RHDP) party of President Alassane Ouattara has won an overall majority following Sunday’s general election. The RHDP won 167 of the 255 […]

Ivory Coast votes for a new National Assembly

Ivory Coast will hold its general election today in which the 255 members of the National Assembly will be elected through 154 single and multi-member constituencies. There are 6,318,331 eligible […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election has been announced for 18 December 2016. Results will be published here.

Ivorians vote to change Constitution

On a turnout of 42.42% a total of 2,480,287 (93.42%) Ivorians have voted to change the country’s constitution. Just 174,714 (6.58%) voted against with 23,600 abstentions. The new constitution makes […]

President Ouattara announces his new Cabinet

President Alassane Ouattara has announced his new Cabinet. In addition to his role as Prime Minister, Daniel Kablan Duncan has also been made the country’s finance minister. Although many ministers […]

PM reappointed as new Cabinet formation starts

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara reappointed Daniel Kablan Duncan as Prime Minister yesterday after he had resigned earlier in the day. The move follows the re-election of the president in October […]

Alassane Ouattara re-elected President of Ivory Coast

The Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) has announced provisional results for Sunday’s presidential election. Incumbent President, Alassane Ouattara of the Rally of the Republicans (RDR), won with 83.66% of the vote. […]

Presidential 2015

An election took place on 25 October 2015. Alassane Ouattara (Rally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace) 83.66% Pascal Affi N’Guessan (Alliance of Democratic Forces) 9.29% Konan Bertin Kouadio (Independent) […]

Ivoirians expected to re-elect Alassane Ouattara as President today

Ivory Coast’s Constitutional Court has cleared ten candidates to stand in today’s presidential election from an original list of 33 candidates. The incumbent President, Alassane Ouattara, of the Rally of […]

Presidential election on 25th October

Ivory Coast has announced its presidential election will be held on 25th October. The last presidential election, which had been delayed for five years, was held on 31st October and […]

President carries out limited Cabinet reshuffle

President Alassane Ouattara has carried out a limited reshuffle of his Cabinet. The move appears to have been triggered by the resignation of the Youth and Sports Minister over a […]

Cabinet of the Ivory Coast

Daniel Kablan Duncan Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Finances and Budget Hamed Bakayoko Minister of State, Minister of Interior and of Security Abdallah Albert Toikeusse Mabri Minister of Foreign Affairs […]