Tuesday 27 June 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-06-27

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AFP - 6/22/17

The heavy rains drenching Ivory Coast since May have killed at least 15 people in the economic capital Abidjan and injured over two dozen, the government said on...

AFP - 6/20/17

Hurbain Souomi was only five years old, but he still remembers the day he trekked 50 kilometres (30 miles) across the border into Liberia to escape gunfire strafing...

AFP - 6/19/17

Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote, whose sudden death in China at just 30 years old shocked his country, was laid to rest Sunday as he was hailed a "worthy son"...

AFP - 6/16/17

At least 14 people, mostly children, have died in Niger and 11 in Ivory Coast after heavy rains this week triggered landslides and caused homes to collapse, UN and...

AFP - 6/16/17

Reggae elder statesman Alpha Blondy called in an interview for a general amnesty and release of all prisoners held in his home country Ivory Coast since the political...

AFP - 6/16/17

Around a thousand fans and some twenty international teammates were present at Abidjan airport on Thursday to pay their respects as the body of football star Cheick...

AFP - 6/13/17

Cheick Tiote's body will arrive back in the Ivory Coast on Thursday where tributes will be paid to the international by his former teammates, the Ivorian Football...

AFP - 6/9/17

The Ivory Coast must beat Guinea on Saturday to "honour the memory of Cheick Tiote", the former international who died in China this week, according to Elephants...

AFP - 6/1/17

Ivory Coast armed forces chief Sekou Toure met on Wednesday with troops who had mutinied over pay, in a bid to heal deep rifts in the military.

Journalists...

AFP - 5/24/17

Four people were killed when police clashed with former rebels barricading the road into the Ivorian city of Bouake, as part of the spillover from a corrosive army...

AFP - 5/23/17

Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out Monday on the...

AFP - 5/20/17

Following a string of mutinies, plummeting cocoa prices, depressed growth and social unrest, Ivory Coast's economic "miracle" has taken a battering and runs the risk...

AFP - 5/19/17

New Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots on Thursday tempted Salomon Kalou out of international retirement and recalled fellow striker Seydou Doumbia in a 27-man squad to...

AFP - 5/17/17

Rebel soldiers in Ivory Coast on Tuesday agreed to end a four-day mutiny which drew in troops from across the country after reaching agreement with the government...

AFP - 5/16/17

Rebel troops in Ivory Coast on Tuesday said they were ending a four-day mutiny after coming to an agreement with the government over a pay dispute.

"We have...

AFP - 5/15/17

Ivory Coast, which is recovering from more than a decade of conflict, has since January been in the grip of a series of revolts by disgruntled solders and...

AFP - 5/14/17

Disgruntled Ivorian soldiers took to the streets of Abidjan and two other cities on Friday, firing angrily into the air a day after publicly apologising for a string...

AFP - 5/13/17

Rebel soldiers surrounded Ivory Coast's army headquarters in Abidjan on Friday, firing shots in the air just hours after a spokesman for the protesters publicly...

AFP - 5/12/17

Some 8,400 Ivory Coast soldiers who mutinied in January apologised to President Alassane Ouattara in an orchestrated ceremony that was aired on national television....

AFP - 5/9/17

Several hundred ex-rebels on Monday blocked access to Ivory Coast's second city Bouake, their former stronghold, seeking thousands of euros in bonuses in line with a...

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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