Former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo, who had been serving a 20-year jail term, is released two days after being amnestied by President Alassane Ouattara. IMAGES
The party of Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara votes to back the formation of a large “unified party” with its allies, the RHDP (Rally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace), with the president saying there should be a primary to choose a candidate before presidential polls due in 2020.
French President Emmanuel Macron meets his Ivorian counterpart Alassane Ouattara at the Presidential Palace in Abidjan. IMAGES