Tag: Ivory Coast

Ms Gloria Akuffo - Attorney-General designate
Homeland News

Tribunal to hear Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire dispute Feb 6-16

Hearing of the dispute concerning the delimitation of the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean has been scheduled for hearing from February 6 to 16, 2017. The President of the Special Chamber constituted to deal with the dispute, Judge Boualem Bouguetaia, will preside over […]

Emmanuel Adebayor and Togo secured a point from Monday's draw.
Soccer Sports

Ivory Coast settle for draw in ANC opener while DR Congo beat Morocco

Ivory Coast‘s Europe-based stars stumbled in the heat of northern Gabon in their African Nations Cup opener, with the defending champions held to a goalless draw by Togo on Monday in another twist to start the tournament. Ivory Coast created few clear chances against Togo, with Wilfried Zaha’s blocked shot […]

United Nations peacekeepers arrived Friday at Bouaké, Ivory Coast, where earlier in the day soldiers demanding more pay had closed roads into the city.  Credit Sia Kambou/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
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Soldiers Mutiny in Ivory Coast, Reviving Memories of Civil War

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Angry soldiers took up arms in at least two cities in Ivory Coast on Friday in a demand for pay raises and other concessions, paralyzing commerce and street life, and terrifying citizens who still have memories of civil war. Gunfire rang out early Friday across Bouaké, […]

United Nations peacekeepers in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, on Friday, where a military revolt appeared to have surprised the government. Negotiations were said to have avoided a protracted standoff. Credit Thierry Gouegnon/Reuters
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Ivory Coast President Says Government Reaches Deal With Soldiers to End Uprising

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Negotiations on Saturday appeared to have averted a protracted standoff between soldiers and the government in a military revolt in Ivory Coast, a country that has prided itself on political and economic stability in recent years. President Alassane Ouattara said late in the day that the […]

President Alassane Ouattara President of Cote D'Ivoire will be the Guest of Honor at swearing-in
Homeland News Politics

Ouattara to be Special Guest at Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara will be the Special Guest at the inauguration of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, according to the inauguration committee. The President-elect is expected to be sworn-in on Saturday, January 7, at the Independence Square in Accra after he defeated incumbent President John Dramani Mahama […]

Ivorian defender Eric Bailly joined Manchester United from Villarreal in June 2016.
Sports Track & Field

Mourinho frustrated with Ivory Coast over Bailly departure

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho voiced his frustration with Ivory Coast after they refused to delay Eric Bailly’s Africa Cup of Nations departure by 24 hours. Bailly featured in United’s starting XI in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Middlesbrough and Mourinho was hoping the defender would be available to take on […]

Ivory Coast with the trophy in 2015

Afcon 2017: Ivory Coast given financial boost

Defending champions Ivory Coast have been given extra financial support for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals. The Ivorian government has approved a near €6 million euros (£5.1m) budget for the team’s campaign in Gabon. It is an increase of €600,000 euros (£507,000) from the last finals in Equatorial […]