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Social media going crazy over this Crystal Palace player

Wilfried Zaha has fired Crystal Palace into a two-goal lead at half-time against Leicester City. The Ivory Coast international has been in fine form recently and has continued his brilliance at the King Power. In his 12 appearances since returning from injury, Zaha has now bagged five goals and assists combined for the Eagles. HT: Leicester City 0-2 Crystal Palace Christian […]

'Salah used to text me that he couldn't score; now he's becoming a boss' - Drogba

Former Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba says newly crowned BBC African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah is growing into a leader.

Ivory Coast to reduce size of army by paying off soldiers

INTERNATIONAL - Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15million CFA francs (R351550) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its unruly and mutiny-prone military, documents showed yesterday. Africa’s fastest-growing economy last year, Ivory Coast was hit earlier this year by successive uprisings by low-ranking troops. Show More Summary

Ivory Coast to retire 1,000 soldiers to slim down military

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast will cut its armed forces by about 1,000 troops by the end of the year, the government spokesman said on Wednesday, in a bid to rationalize a costly and sometimes unruly military.

Tall order to repatriate distressed migrants from Libya

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Grand-Bassam (Ivory Coast) (AFP) - European and African leaders have set themselves a tall order to stamp out horrific abuse of African migrants in Libya, where thousands are suffering in a vast, lawless territory. Hundreds of thousands more -- "400,000 to 700,000," according to AU Commission head Moussa Faki Mahamat -- remain stranded. Show More Summary

African and European leaders want to evacuate thousands mired in Libyan slave trade

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

African and European leaders concluded a summit in the Ivory Coast on Wednesday that was meant to focus on economic cooperation but was largely overshadowed by furor over the ongoing exploitation of African migrants en route to Europe in Libya. A recent CNN report provided video evidence of what human rights organizations and aid agencies […]

Libya allows emergency migrant 'evacuations' amid slave scandal

Libya agreed Wednesday with EU and African leaders to allow migrants facing abuse in detention camps to be evacuated within days or weeks, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The decision was taken after Ivory Coast President Alassane...Show More Summary

Voluntary evacuation planned for migrants in Libya detention camps

Migration is top of the agenda as summit between European and African leaders gets under way in Ivory Coast A plan for a voluntary evacuation of migrants in Libya government-controlled detention camps lies at the heart of an emergency migration plan for Africa. Show More Summary

Difficult migration debate looms as African and EU leaders meet

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - European leaders under pressure from a far-right revival at home hope to avoid a difficult debate about immigration when they meet their African counterparts in Ivory Coast from Wednesday.

Macron’s Africa tour: security, business and new French-African ties?

Emmanuel Macron begins a three-day tour of Africa Tuesday which will take him to Burkina Faso, the Ivory Coast and Ghana. The French leader wants to redefine his country’s waning relationship with the continent. Will he succeed?

2017 Cote d’Ivoire Team Invitational

Cote d’Ivoire, also known as the “Ivory Coast,” has been an active chess presence in West Africa. Under the leadership of Dr. Jean-Claude Essis Essoh, the Chess Federation of Cote d’Ivoire (FIDEC) has participated in the past few Olympiad tournaments and has been helping to lead an increase in popularity in Francophone West Africa. The […]

Ivory Coast may allow cocoa farms in some protected forests

JOHANNESBURG - Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, plans to legalize farming on almost 5 million acres (2 million hectares) of protected reserves to help balance the rebuilding of forests with output of its most important export. Show More Summary

Wilmots out as Ivory Coast coach after World Cup failure

Ivory Coast's football federation says coach Marc Wilmots is leaving after the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup        

Ivory Coast won’t be travelling to Russia 2018

Ivory Coast wont be taking that flight to Russia next year.They needed to beat Morocco to get there.Unfortunately they lost 2-0 instead.It would have been their fourth World Cup appearance in a row if they had qualified.Drogba will be depressed at the falling standards of his national team since he hung up his boots. Highlights

Morocco reach World Cup at Ivory Coast's expense

Morocco qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after a 2-0 victory away to Ivory Coast, who miss out on appearing at a fourth consecutive finals.

Morocco, Tunisia become final African teams to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Morocco, Tunisia qualify for next year's World Cup in Russia, Ivory Coast misses out        

Zaha ready for Ivory Coast do-or-die World Cup bow

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Abidjan (AFP) – Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha will make his long-awaited debut for Ivory Coast in a do-or-die World Cup qualifier against Morocco on November 11. The 24-year-old has never played for the African nation which he left with his family when he was just four. Show More Summary

Ivory Coast inaugurates huge China-funded dam

President Alassane Ouattara on Thursday inaugurated a huge Chinese-funded dam in southern Ivory Coast designed to boost the country's power capacity by nearly 14 percent.

Disease could halve Ivory Coast first-quarter cocoa output: exporters

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Cocoa production in top grower Ivory Coast could fall by nearly half in the first quarter of next year because of disease that has wiped out a significant portion of pods, exporters said.

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop ahead of the dry season

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - High temperatures and light rain helped the start of the cocoa crop in the world's top exporter Ivory Coast last week after heavy rains in recent months, farmers said on Monday.

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