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European Union silent on West Africa's political crises

November 12, 2020 4:40 pm

Many people in affected West African countries are dismayed at the EU's apparent passivity. "This indifference shows the international community doesn't want to get involved beyond a certain point," says Ramadan Diallo, a political scientist at the University of Sonfonia-Conakry in Guinea.

Ivory Coast president on track to win election, opposition cries foul

November 03, 2020 2:59 pm

Alassane Ouattara has been named winner of all 108 constituencies, most with more than 90% of the vote, after a bitter presidential vote marred by deadly violence.

Ivory Coast PM, presidential candidate Amadou Coulibaly dies

July 09, 2020 4:22 pm

Amadou Gon Coulibaly's death throws the upcoming presidential election into disarray, raising concerns about who now will represent the party of President Alassane Ouattara, who is required to step down after his second term.

At least four dead in plane crash off Ivory Coast: Security sources

October 14, 2017 5:40 pm

Four French citizens also survived the crash but were injured, Sidiki Diakite told reporters at the scene of the accident.

Ivory Coast: al Qaeda gunmen storm popular resort, kill 16 in beach attack

March 14, 2016 8:50 am

Six shooters targeted hotels on a beach at Grand Bassam, a weekend retreat popular with westerners about 40 km east of the commercial capital Abidjan, before being killed in clashes with Ivorian security forces.

African Nations Cup: Neighbours battle for Cup

February 08, 2015 8:08 am

Ghana's 3-0 semi-final win over hosts Equatorial Guinea in Malabo was overshadowed by violence.

Ivory Coast tells soldiers to return to barracks

November 19, 2014 1:31 am

Ivory Coast is calling on disgruntled soldiers to return to their barracks after they protested in the streets.

FIFA World Cup: Yaya Toure benched to ensure fitness

June 05, 2014 7:40 pm

Toure joined Ivory Coast's squad after missing first fortnight of training camp to undergo surgery in Qatar.

Egypt faces Ghana hurdle in bid to end 20-year WC drought

September 17, 2013 3:49 am

Ivory Coast will meet Senegal in the two-leg series starting next month.

Jamaican rerun: Shelly-Ann wins 100m gold to follow-up Bolt's masterclass

August 13, 2013 1:18 am

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a masterful display of sprinting to complete a Jamaican 100m double.