Cte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo declares a curfew, amid clashes that killed three people ahead of the second round of the presidential election on Sunday.
- Channel News Asia
- A swearing-in ceremony for Laurent Gbagbo takes place in Cte d'Ivoire, although world leaders and the election commission back Alassane Ouattara as winner of the presidential election.
- Alassane Ouattara, the internationally-recognised winner of the presidential election in Cte d'Ivoire, calls for a general strike to force Laurent Gbagbo, who is refusing to cede power, to step down.
- Former Cte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo appears before the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.
- It is announced that Laurent Gbagbo, the former President of Cte d'Ivoire, has been transferred to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, to face trial for crimes against humanity.
- The Ivory Coast Constitutional Council confirms that Alassane Ouattara won the 2010 presidential election reversing a decision that had found in favour of the previous incumbent Laurent Gbagbo. That original decision (now reversed) had sparked a brief war.