Wednesday 23 August 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-08-23

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AFP - 8/13/17

"In our house, the beer is Bock!" boasts the familiar slogan for the lager that is Ivory Coast's market leader, brewed by Solibra.

"Beer Ivoire, loved by...

AFP - 7/28/17

Authorities in Ivory Coast have seized a record haul of three tonnes of pangolin scales worth an estimated $82,000, in what officials on Thursday called a "massacre...

AFP - 7/15/17

Three soldiers died after shooting erupted overnight at a base in Ivory Coast, which has been gripped by tensions within the military, security sources said Saturday...

AFP - 7/12/17

Two former rebel leaders in Ivory Coast were jailed Tuesday after the ex-fighters obstructed a road into the central city of Bouake over a pay dispute, a legal source...

AFP - 7/8/17

The hamlet of Kanga Gnianze is absent from many maps of Ivory Coast, but the rural community attracted stars and scholars this week to mark its place in the sorry...

AFP - 7/5/17

Leaving behind chic gowns and catwalks to stomp in the mud in heavy work boots, Guinean former fashion model Tiguidanke Camara has made herself west Africa's first...

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...

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