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Stories with person: Alassane Ouattara
  • Ivory Coast president vows to lower unemployment 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 7:01 pm

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast's president said Thursday he hopes to reduce unemployment by 2 million during his second term in office, backing a campaign promise that opponents said he failed to fulfill during his first term.

  • Ivory Coast President Ouattara easily wins re-election 
    Updated: Oct-28-15 1:23 am

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara easily won re-election in the first vote since a disputed poll five years ago sparked violence that killed thousands in the West African economic powerhouse, the electoral commission announced early Wednesday.

  • Ivory Coast votes in 1st post-violence election story has photos
    Updated: Oct-25-15 3:52 pm

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast voters headed to the polls Sunday hoping to put the past behind them as the West African nation held its first presidential election since a disputed vote five years ago triggered violence that killed more than 3,000 people.