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E.g., 2017-04-28

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AFP - 4/25/17

Paco Sery was a kid banging on tin cans before a job at a Club Med in Ivory Coast opened the way to drumming for Congo's rumba king Papa Wemba as well as Nina Simone...

AFP - 4/14/17

A court in Ivory Coast has handed a former top general 18 years behind bars in connection with the abduction and murder of four foreigners from the Novotel hotel in...

AFP - 3/29/17

An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict...

AFP - 3/22/17

Former Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has been appointed to lead Ivory Coast's World Cup qualifying bid, the country's football authorities said on Tuesday.

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AFP - 2/23/17

Ivory Coast, which has seen a 90 percent decrease in its chimpanzees in just 20 years, is to host international talks in July in a bid to save the primates.

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AFP - 2/21/17

The trial opened Tuesday in Ivory Coast of 10 men, mainly soldiers, accused of kidnapping and killing four men from the Novotel hotel in Abidjan in April 2011.

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AFP - 2/15/17

The United States is increasingly worried about pirate attacks off West Africa and is committed to helping countries bolster security in the region, a US diplomat...

AFP - 2/10/17

The Ivorian government planned Thursday to pursue talks with elite troops responsible for President Alassane Ouattara's security in a bid to end a revolt by the...

AFP - 2/9/17

The Ivorian government on Wednesday pressed a bid to defuse a revolt by special forces, as fears of renewed unrest spread following weeks of protests over pay by...

AFP - 2/8/17

Ivorian special forces troops fired in the air in towns in the north and south of the country on Tuesday, weeks after soldiers and security forces mutinied over pay...

AFP - 1/10/17

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday named outgoing premier Daniel Kablan Duncan as the country's first vice-president.

Making his announcement...

AFP - 1/7/17

Mutinous soldiers released Ivory Coast's Defence Minister Alain Richard Donwahi late Saturday after detaining him for two hours in a tense standoff over pay.

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AFP - 11/2/16

An opposition-boycotted referendum to change Ivory Coast's constitution has easily passed, electoral officials said, but opponents swiftly dismissed the vote as...

AFP - 11/2/16

To his fans, Ivory Coast's Alassane Ouattara is a dynamo president whose leadership is bringing much-needed stability to the world's top cocoa producer. To his...

AFP - 11/1/16

Ivory Coast is expected to announce Tuesday the result of an opposition-boycotted weekend referendum on constitutional changes that President Alassane Ouattara says...

AFP - 10/31/16

Ivorians voted Sunday to determine the fate of constitutional changes the president says will help end years of unrest but which have alarmed the opposition, with...

AFP - 10/30/16

Ivory Coast goes to the polls on Sunday to vote on constitutional changes that President Alassane Ouattara says will help to end years of instability and unrest...

AFP - 10/30/16

Around 1,000 people demonstrated in the Ivorian capital Abidjan on Friday against a weekend referendum on a new constitution which the opposition has denounced as...

AFP - 10/26/16

Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo on Tuesday refused to attend her trial for crimes against humanity due to a row with the court over the failure of high...

AFP - 10/23/16

The president of Ivory Coast insists it will heal a nation beset by violent turmoil, but as a referendum campaign for the nation's new draft constitution began...

AFP - 10/21/16

Police in Ivory Coast used tear gas on Thursday to break up a demonstration against a proposed new constitution and briefly detained several opposition politicians,...

AFP - 10/17/16

A US aid worker kidnapped in Niger is likely being held by jihadists from the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (Mujao), the country's interior minister...

AFP - 10/14/16

Ivory Coast's main opposition coalition called Friday on voters to boycott a referendum on the adoption of a new constitution that changes contentious rules on...

AFP - 10/14/16

A draft constitution in Ivory Coast, which changes contentious rules on presidential eligibility and establishes a senate, will be put to a referendum on October 30,...

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