Ivory Coast


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.

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

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

Iran nuclear talks extended 7 months after failing to meet deadline

VIENNA - Iran and six powers failed for a second time this year on Monday to resolve their 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions and gave themselves seven more months to overcome the deadlock that has prevented them from clinching an historic deal.