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Africa's rarest crocodile under special protection program

The fate of a crocodile species considered as Africa's newest and rarest is being tied to a zoo in the heart of Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan, which faced an uncertain future not long ago.

The fate of a crocodile species considered as Africa's newest and rarest is being tied to a zoo in the heart of Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan, which faced an uncertain future not long ago.

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'New deal' with mutinous soldiers defuses Ivory Coast tensions

Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi pursued talks with mutinous soldiers’ leaders on Friday in Bouake, the city where he had been held against his will just a week…

Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi pursued talks with mutinous soldiers’ leaders on Friday in Bouake, the city where he had been held against his will just a week…

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Ivory Coast defence minister freed by mutinous soldiers

Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi and dozens of others have been allowed to leave a house where they had been trapped following a mutiny by disgruntled…

Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi and dozens of others have been allowed to leave a house where they had been trapped following a mutiny by disgruntled…

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Shots heard in several Ivory Coast cities as soldiers' uprising spreads

Gunfire has been reported in several cities in Ivory Coast on Saturday, suggesting that an uprising by soldiers protesting over pay and bonuses may be spreading.

Gunfire has been reported in several cities in Ivory Coast on Saturday, suggesting that an uprising by soldiers protesting over pay and bonuses may be spreading.

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Ex-soldiers seize Ivory Coast city of Bouake

UPDATE: Defence Minister says soldiers demanding salary increases and bonus payments were behind the seizure of Ivory Coast’s second largest city of Bouake.

UPDATE: Defence Minister says soldiers demanding salary increases and bonus payments were behind the seizure of Ivory Coast’s second largest city of Bouake.

Sport

Toure hangs up international boots

Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced his retirement from International football.

Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced his retirement from International football.

Business

IMF says Ivory Coast close to hitting growth targets

The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to

The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to

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Sixteen people die in attack on Ivory Coast beach resort

Al Qaeda gunmen attack Grand Bassam resort 16 people are killed including four Europeans All six gunmen are killed by Ivorian Special Forces

Al Qaeda gunmen attack Grand Bassam resort 16 people are killed including four Europeans All six gunmen are killed by Ivorian Special Forces

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At least 16 dead in Ivory Coast beach shooting

At least 16 people including four Europeans were killed on Sunday after gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Ivory Coast, according to a police

At least 16 people including four Europeans were killed on Sunday after gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Ivory Coast, according to a police

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Ivory Coast's Gbagbo accused of war crimes in landmark ICC trial

The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his

The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his

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ICC trial begins of former Ivory Coast president, Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity

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Ivory Coast: Ouattara celebrates

Alessane Ouattara has won a second five-year term as president of Ivory Coast. The 73-year-old was re-elected easily in the first round with almost

Alessane Ouattara has won a second five-year term as president of Ivory Coast. The 73-year-old was re-elected easily in the first round with almost

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Ivory Coast's President Ouattara wins second 5-year term

. Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has won a second 5-year term after scoring a landslide victory with over 83 percent of the vote. The

. Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has won a second 5-year term after scoring a landslide victory with over 83 percent of the vote. The

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Profile: Alassane Ouattara, Ivory Coast President

Alassane Ouattara has an economic rather than a political background. He is a former senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He

Alassane Ouattara has an economic rather than a political background. He is a former senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He

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Ivory Coast calm as election goes ahead

Alassane Ouattara looks set to remain president of the Ivory Coast as votes are cast in the first presidential election since the end of a decade

Alassane Ouattara looks set to remain president of the Ivory Coast as votes are cast in the first presidential election since the end of a decade

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Ivory Coast uncovers new bird flu case

Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West

Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West

Sport

Drogba presented to Montreal Impact fans

Montreal Impact’s star summer signing Didier Drogba was officially presented to the fans in Quebec on Thursday. The Ivory coast’s all-time top scorer

Montreal Impact’s star summer signing Didier Drogba was officially presented to the fans in Quebec on Thursday. The Ivory coast’s all-time top scorer

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Drogba makes immediate impact on Montreal arrival

Didier Drogba arrived at Trudeau International airport in Canada to a heroes welcome ahead of completing his move to MLS side Montreal Impact. The

Didier Drogba arrived at Trudeau International airport in Canada to a heroes welcome ahead of completing his move to MLS side Montreal Impact. The

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Ivory Coast 'Suitcase boy' reunited with mother

An eight-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who was found being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase has been reunited with his mother. Adou Ouattara was

An eight-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who was found being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase has been reunited with his mother. Adou Ouattara was

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AFCON champs Ivory Coast return to heroes welcome

The elephants have landed and with their latest piece of silverware firmly in hand. The Ivory Coast arrived home to a heroes welcome on Monday after

The elephants have landed and with their latest piece of silverware firmly in hand. The Ivory Coast arrived home to a heroes welcome on Monday after

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Atletico enjoy 4-0 drubbing of city rivals Real

Welcome to The Corner, our weekly trip around the world of football. Last Monday we predicted Atletico’s victory in the Madrid derby, but who could

Welcome to The Corner, our weekly trip around the world of football. Last Monday we predicted Atletico’s victory in the Madrid derby, but who could

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Ivory Coast win the Africa Cup of Nations on penalties

Ivory Coast edged out Ghana 9-8 on penalties to clinch the Africa Cup of Nations in Bata on Sunday. With neither team able to break the deadlock

Ivory Coast edged out Ghana 9-8 on penalties to clinch the Africa Cup of Nations in Bata on Sunday. With neither team able to break the deadlock

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Toure wins fourth straight African Footballer of Year award

Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has been named African Footballer of the Year for a record fourth consecutive time. He is the

Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has been named African Footballer of the Year for a record fourth consecutive time. He is the