Ivory Coast

 

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

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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.

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

Ebola poses threat to Ivory Coast cocoa output, exporters say

ABIDJAN - Cocoa exporters in the Ivory Coast are fuelling market fears of potential supply shortages that have driven prices to 3-1/2 year highs, warning output could drop dramatically if the Ebola virus spills into the world's top grower.

World, 30 Sep 2014

Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea to host finals

ADDIS ABABA - Cameroon and Ivory Coast were handed the right to hold the African Nations Cup finals as the Confederation of African Football sprung a surprise on Saturday and also named Guinea to host the continental championship.

20 Sep 2014

Five countries in battle to be named Nations Cup hosts

ADDIS ABABA - The hosts of the 2019 and 2021 African Nations Cup finals will be decided on Saturday with Algeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Zambia all competing to stage the biennial tournament.

19 Sep 2014

PSG's Aurier injured in Nations Cup defeat by Cameroon

YAOUNDE - Paris St Germain's Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier suffered a convulsion and was taken to hospital during his side's 4-1 African Nations Cup defeat by Cameroon on Wednesday.

10 Sep 2014

New Ivory Coast era without Drogba starts with a win

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast began a new era without the talismanic Didier Drogba on Saturday, defeating Sierra Leone 2-1 in their opening African Nations Cup qualifier.

07 Sep 2014

No home game for Ivory Coast due to Ebola fears

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast will not be allowed to host their African Nations Cup qualifier next week against Sierra Leone in Abidjan because of fears over the Ebola virus, the country’s football federation said on Tuesday.

26 Aug 2014

Ivory Coast closes western borders over Ebola threat

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected West African neighbours Guinea and Liberia in an attempt to prevent the world's deadliest outbreak of the virus from spreading onto its territory, the government announced.

World, 23 Aug 2014

Factbox - New Chelsea signing Didier Drogba

LONDON - Factbox on Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba who re-signed for Chelsea on a one-year deal on Friday:

26 Jul 2014
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Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria to fight Islamic State

SURUC Turkey/BEIRUT - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U.S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders.