Ivory Coast


ICC judges rule wife of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo must face Hague trial


AMSTERDAM Judges at the International Criminal Court on Thursday said Ivory Coast must hand over Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former president Laurent Gbagbo, who is in The Hague awaiting trial.

Swansea would only sell Bony for "astronomical fee"

LONDON It would take an "astronomical fee" for Swansea City to part with in-form Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Bony, manager Gary Monk said on Monday.

02 Dec 2014

ANALYSIS - Ivory Coast army protests sow fears of return to unrest

ABIDJAN Protests by disgruntled soldiers in Ivory Coast have exposed the government's failure to reform its mutiny-plagued armed forces and its rapid capitulation sets a dangerous precedent in a country with bright economic prospects.

World, 30 Nov 2014

Ivory Coast seizes two Chinese trawlers in fishing dispute

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast has seized two Chinese trawlers accused of fishing illegally offshore the West African country, a senior Ivorian navy source said on Thursday.

World, 28 Nov 2014

Burkina ex-president Compaore in exile in Morocco - Ivory Coast govt

ABIDJAN Burkina Faso's longtime president Blaise Compaore, toppled by a popular uprising last month, has left his temporary refuge of Ivory Coast and headed into exile in Morocco, an Ivorian government spokesman said on Thursday.

World, 21 Nov 2014

Bony signs contract extension with Swansea

LONDON Swansea City's Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony has signed a one-year contract extension, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

20 Nov 2014

Ivory Coast turn to veterans for qualification

ABIDJAN Beleaguered Ivory Coast have turned to veterans Kolo Toure and Didier Zokora to help them secure African Nations Cup qualification later this month, the Ivorian Football federation said on Friday.

07 Nov 2014

Former Burkina president Compaore arrives in Ivory Coast - sources

ABIDJAN Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaore, who resigned on Friday amid mass protests against his 27-year rule, has arrived in neighbouring Ivory Coast, Ivorian military sources said on Saturday.

World, 01 Nov 2014

Insight: War-scarred Ivory Coast aims to conquer the world of cashews

BONDOUKOU Ivory Coast Forty years ago, Henri Kouakou was struggling to support his family farming a small plot outside Bondoukou, a dusty town in northeastern Ivory Coast, when he first learned that money did, in fact, grow on trees -- cashew trees.

World, 29 Oct 2014

WHO to test Ebola preparedness in Ivory Coast and Mali

GENEVA The World Health Organization will send teams of experts to test the Ebola-preparedness measures at Ivory Coast and Mali's borders with countries affected by the epidemic, WHO's health security response chief Isabelle Nuttall said on Thursday.

World, 16 Oct 2014

Suspected Islamic State suicide bombers kill 36 at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey's prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State militants. | Video