Ivory Coast has received about a million doses of the AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNtech and Sinopharm vaccines to date and is expecting delivery of 1.2 million more doses by mid-July.
Sources said four Turkish citizens were kidnapped in the southern Nigerian state of Ilorin by unidentified men, raising the of Turks abducted over the week in the west African country 14.
Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara on Monday declared an amnesty for 800 people, including Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former president Laurent Gbagbo. She was convicted for offences against the state during a brief 2011 civil war.
The creation of the upper house, a provision of the new constitution enacted by referendum in late 2016, is seen by President Ouattara's opponents as a blatant power grab.
After talks with his Burkinese counterpart Roch Marc Christian Kabore, French President Emmanuel Macron will give a speech at a university and will head to the Ivory Coast and Ghana.
At least six people were injured in the plane which had 10 people on board. The plane crashed shortly after taking off from Port Bouet airport in Abidjan.
Renegade soldiers in Ivory Coast end a five-day mutiny after the government agreed to give them an immediate payment of 5 million CFA francs (7,600 euros).
Soldiers in the Ivory Coast went a step further in their protest over a pay dispute, blocking roads leading north and south out of the city, fired their weapons in the air and patrolled the streets in stolen cars.
It's not clear if all the soldiers accepted the agreement as gunfire was heard in the capital Abidjan during the negotiations.
Ivory Coast has been rocked by two days of unrest after soldiers seized control of the country's second largest city Bouake early on Friday.
The soldiers seized the country's second largest city of Bouake, demanding a rise in their salaries.
United Nations experts say Ivory Coast's rebel leader-turned-parliament speaker Guillaume Soro obtained tonnes of weapons during 2011 civil war
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