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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.