The life of Ivorian commander Issiaka Ouattara, known as Wattao, who has died aged 53, was intimately linked to his country's tumultuous history. ... Part two of a two-part series takes up the story during the 2002 rebellion.
Issiaka Ouattara, known as Wattao, was probably the most notorious member of the Ivorian military. He died at the age of 53 on Sunday in New ... York and had an extraordinary career, intimately linked to the tumultuous political history of his country. Part one of a two-part series.
To partly justify the international arrest warrant issued against Guillaume Soro for “attempting to undermine the authority of the state,” ... the Ivorian courts released an audio recording in which he can be heard talking about a plan to destabilise the country. But many grey areas surround this piece of evidence.
The ongoing battle between Guillaume Soro and Alassane Ouattara has reached a boiling point. The dispute finally came to a head on Monday, 23 ... December, when the former rebel leader unsuccessfully attempted to return to Côte d'Ivoire.
Côte d'Ivoire’s presidential candidate, Guillaume Soro cancelled his trip to Abidjan on Monday after prosecutors issued an international warrant ... for his arrest. Soro is accused of attempting to undermine the authority of the state, and misappropriation of public funds.