Ivory Coast

 

Drogba could be big factor at World Cup, says coach

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FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - The Brazil World Cup offers Didier Drogba the chance of a perfect swansong and the opportunity to propel his country further in the tournament than ever before, Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi said on Wednesday.

Everton swoop for Ivory Coast striker Traore

REUTERS - Beanpole Ivory Coast striker Lacina Traore has agreed to join high-flying Everton on loan from Monaco for the remainder of the season.

24 Jan 2014

Reborn Gervinho breathes new life into Roma

ROME - AS Roma continue to reap the rewards of a rejuvenated Gervinho after the Ivory Coast international scored the winner in their 1-0 win over Juventus in the Italian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday.

22 Jan 2014

West Ham defender Demel out of hospital after concussion

LONDON - West Ham United's Ivory Coast international Guy Demel was released from hospital on Sunday after suffering a head injury during his side's 2-0 Premier League win at Cardiff City, the club said on Twitter.

12 Jan 2014

Toure wins African Footballer of Year for third time

- Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure landed his third successive African Footballer of the Year award on Thursday to cap a memorable week.

Top News, 10 Jan 2014

Toure wins African Footballer of Year for third time

- Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure landed his third successive African Footballer of the Year award on Thursday to cap a memorable week.

10 Jan 2014

Ivory Coast gets $300 mln loan for refinery from World Bank, SocGen

ABIDJAN, Dec 4 - Ivory Coast is to borrow up to $300 million from the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Societe Generale (SocGen) to help finance crude oil imports over the next two years for its sole refinery.

04 Dec 2013

UPDATE 1-Central African Republic needs many more peacekeepers - EU

* Deployment of AU peacekeepers slow, U.N. force not agreed (Adds ambassador change, diplomats)

29 Nov 2013

Ivory Coast to issue $1.67 bln of debt on regional market in 2014

ABIDJAN, Nov 28 - Ivory Coast plans to issue sovereign debt worth around $1.67 billion on the West African regional market next year, its treasury director said, as it seeks to tap into growing investor confidence to fund post-war reconstruction.

28 Nov 2013

Central African Republic needs many more peacekeepers - EU

* Deployment of AU peacekeepers slow, U.N. force not agreed

28 Nov 2013
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Undersea drone heads back to seafloor in Malaysia jet hunt

PERTH Australia - Officials searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner were on Wednesday waiting for the results a U.S. Navy underwater drone’s first full mission, after it was forced to abort its maiden deployment because it had exceeded its depth limit.