Toure-Less Ivory Coast Launch Title Defence
[CAF] A Cote d'Ivoire team lacking superstar Yaya Toure launches this weekend what they hope will be a 10-match climb back to the pinnacle of African football.
Tetteh - Our Mission Is to Get a Respectable Result
[CAF] Sierra Leone coach, Sellas Tetteh says his mission in the Day Two clash of the Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier against holders Cote d'Ivoire on Sunday, 6 September 2015 in Lagos "is to get a respectable result for his side".
Cote d'Ivoire Leaves Out Toure for Sierra Leone Tie
[CAF] Midfielder Yaya Toure has been left out of the Cote d'Ivoire squad for the Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier against Sierra Leone on 6 September 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Jumia Launches the "Home Week" in CÃ´te d'Ivoire
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AU Commission Chairperson in Abidjan to Bid Farewell to Outgoing African Development Bank President, Donald Kaberuka
[African Union] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - -The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will arrive in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on Friday 28 August 2015, to bid farewell to the outgoing President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Donald Kaberuka.
The Lost Childhoods Behind Our Chocolate
[IRIN] Abidjan -Twelve-year-old Arouna* stands shirtless in a cocoa field in southwestern CÃ´te d'Ivoire holding a hoe, his ribs clearly visible under his dark skin.
Pres. Sirleaf Bids Farewell to Departing Ivorian, Swedish Envoys
[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended outgoing Ivorian and Swedish Ambassadors to Liberia for their commitment to bilateral ties as they end their respective tours of duty.
Ivory Coast Shipwreck Survivor Tells Story
[News24Wire] "Hey Rasta!" a man calls across the street, the latest passer-by to greet their young neighbour outside his house. With long dreadlocks falling over his blue pyjamas, Italian flag flip-flops under his feet, Rasta reflected on his popularity.
President Sirleaf Bids Farewell to Outgoing Ivorian Ambassador
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended outgoing Ivorian Ambassador to Liberia, His Excellency, Kapieletien Soro for his immense contribution to the sustenance of mutual peace and stability between the peoples of Liberia and Ivory Coast. According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf made the remarks when she bid Ambassador Kapieletien Soro of Ivory Coast God's speed at the successful end of a four-year tour of duty to Liberia.
Authorities Suspend Private Newspaper
[CPJ] The Government-Run National Press Council On August 10 2015, suspended for one month the privately owned daily Aujourd'hui, according to news reports. The council said the suspension was in connection with a series of articles the paper published between July 16 and July 31, 2015.
Ivorian Border Closure Worrisome
[New Republic] The Mano River Union Secretariat has warned that the said border closure between Liberia, Guinea and the Ivory Coast is worrisome because it undermines regional integration, trade, peace and security as well as impedes efforts to conduct rigorous surveillance across borders amidst Ebola.
NFF Okays Sierra Leone to Play Elephants in Lagos
[This Day] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have confirmed that Sierra Leone have been granted permission to play their AFCON 2017 qualifiers in Nigeria.
MRU Appeals to Ivory Coast to Reopen Borders
[LINA] The Mano River Union (MRU) Secretariat has appealed to the Government of Ivory Coast to re-open its borders with Liberia and Guinea to foster integration among citizens of the sub-region.
Youth Working for Justice - Key Agents of Change
[ICTJ] As one youth leader we spoke with in Canada about the legacy of the Indian Residential School remarked, learning from the past is fundamental to equip a nation's rising generation with the knowledge and skills to build and sustain peace. This is why, on this International Youth Day, ICTJ reaffirms the importance of engaging youth in efforts to reckon with the past in societies grappling with repressive and violent histories.
Why Should West Africa Hesitate to Endorse Term Limits?
[allAfrica] Dakar -President Barack Obama's widely-publicised remarks in Addis Ababa on African presidents who refuse to step down when their terms end highlights a vigorous debate which is going on across the continent.
Journalist Detained for Article On Ivorian President's Wealth
[MFWA] On July 31, 2015, Joseph Gnahoua Titi, managing editor of the Aujourd'hui newspaper, appeared before an examining magistrate in Cote d'Ivoire for "disseminating false information" and "libel against the head of state."
Toure Back On Top As Manchester City Thrash West Brom 3-0
[RFI] Manchester City were on impressive form in their 3-0 opening-game win against West Bromwich Albion on Monday. Yaya Toure took the initiative nine minutes into the game with David Silva scoring a second and Vincent Kompany making the points certain. City take on Jose Mourinho's champions on Sunday.
Consular Hails Gambia-Cote d'Ivoire Ties - As They Celebrate 55 Years of Nationhood
[Daily Observer] The honorary consular of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire to The Gambia, Alhaji Ousman Basi Conateh, has hailed the relationship between the two sister countries as strong, cordial and smooth.
Ivorian Refugees in Liberia Celebrate Independence Day
[New Republic] Ivorian refugees currently hosted by the Government of The Republic of Liberia have celebrated the Independence Day on 7 August 2015 in the PTP refugee camp. With marches, football games and presentations, refugees from the other camps (Little Wlebo and Bahn) joined their fellow country mates in sending messages of peace and hope, and remembering Cote d'Ivoire's freedom.
West Sponsoring NGOs in Africa
[The Herald] The West is using non-governmental organisations to impose puppet governments in Africa and the current Ivorian administration is an example of a country that cannot make independent decisions without consulting France, African Union chairman President Mugabe has said. CÃ´te d'Ivoire is currently led by President Alassane Ouattara who violently replaced President Laurent Gbagbo with the aid of France in 2011.