Ivory Coast elects a new president tomorrow. The hope is the process goes off more smoothly than last time. 5 years ago, the loser of the election, Laurent Gbagbo, refused to go. Fighting between political factions killed more than 3,000 people.
Over seven years after Ivory Coast’s crisis, the country's political scene remains divided. Army mutinies destabilized cities over the past few years, and victims feel that they have not been justly compensated.
A cargo plane has crashed near the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, killing four and injuring six. Moldovans and French nationals were on board.
Evacuations of migrants stranded and abused in Libya are to begin within "days," says French President Emmanuel Macron. He says Tripoli, African and EU leaders have agreed on an emergency plan at their summit in Abidjan.
Ivory Coast face a winner-takes-all World Cup qualifier against Morocco on Saturday. The Elephants' forward Salomon Kalou tells DW that only victory will do as their place in Russia hangs in the balance.
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