President Alassane Ouattara has named his chief of staff Patrick Achi as interim prime minister, the government says in a statement, replacing Hamed Bakayoko, who is in France for medical checks.
At least 30 people have been killed in pre-election violence, evoking memories of a 2010-2011 crisis that turned the city of Abidjan into a battleground and left 3,000 dead.
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.
Libya has agreed with EU and African leaders to allow abused migrants in detention camps to be evacuated to their home countries after reports this month of slave traders selling black African migrants at markets in the country.
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).
Mutineers who held a major road into Ivory Coast's second city of Bouake rejected a proposed deal on Monday amid a four-day military revolt over a pay dispute.
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.
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