Zaha Adds Excitement to Cranes-Ivory Coast Clash
[Monitor] Kampala -Ivory Coast forward Gervinho will not represent his country at the Nations Cup finals in Gabon due to injury but the African champions will welcome new blood in Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha.
CBA to Launch M-Shwari Loan Service in Ivory Coast Next Year
[Nation] The Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) plans to launch its mobile banking service M-Shwari in Ivory Coast in quarter three of next year, becoming the first Kenyan lender to venture into West Africa.The lender says its expansion into Ivory Coast will be in partnership with MTN, the South African telecom with whom it already collaborates with in Uganda and is planning to launch the service with in Rwanda by April.
Eagles to Open 2017 With Cote d'Ivoire Friendly
[Guardian] 'Iheanacho's Man City place assured despite Jesus' imminent arrival'
Yaya TourĂ© Back With a Bang
[RFI] Yaya TourĂ© has been out in the cold since the balmy days of last summer. He was the visible pariah at Manchester City as new boss Pep Guardiola laid down the law on squad discipline and fitness.
Former First Lady to be Tried in Absentia
[VOA] An Ivory Coast court has ruled that former first lady Simone Gbagbo will be tried in absentia for crimes against humanity after she and her defense team refused to appear. Her husband, Laurent Gbagbo, is being tried at the Hague, but Ivory Coast refused to transfer his wife. Now amid uncertainty over the future of the ICC in Africa, her trial may point to some of the challenges national courts face in dealing with these cases.
Ouattara Enacts New Constitution, Promises Peace and Stability
[Deutsche Welle] Ouattara said the new constitution would help overcome divisions in the country that had led to civil war in the past. While it overwhelming passed in a referendum, voter turnout was low.
Cote d'Ivoire Backs Amina for AU Post
[Nation] Cote d'Ivoire on Tuesday threw its weight behind the candidature of Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed for the position of African Union Commission chairperson.
Warriors Date African Champs Ivory Coast in Friendly
[New Zimbabwe] ZIFA have secured a high profile international friendly match for the Warriors against defending African champions Ivory Coast on Boxing Day in Abidjan.
Ban Welcomes Announcement of Adoption of New Constitution in CĂ´te d'Ivoire
[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed today the announcement of the adoption of the new Constitution in CĂ´te d'Ivoire by the Commission Electorale IndĂ©pendante, which followed the 30 October constitutional referendum.
Yaya Toure Issues Apology to Manchester City Over Minsunderstandings
[RFI] Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure apologised to the club on Friday for "misunderstandings from the past".
Warriors Date Cote d'Ivoire
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE'S preparations for the 2017 Nations Cup finals have received a big boost as they have secured a high-profile international friendly match against African champions Cote d'Ivoire before the end of the year.ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday revealed the Warriors will play The Elephants on December 26 in Abidjan.
Voters Back New Constitution
[Al Jazeera] An overwhelming majority of voters in Ivory Coast have backed a new constitution in a weekend referendum that was boycotted by the opposition, according to provisional results announced by the electoral commission.