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Ex-president son gets six-month jail term in Ivory Coast

Michel Gbagbo, son of Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo, was sentenced Friday to six months’ jail and a fine for “complicity in disclosing false news”, his lawyer said. In an interview with the Koaci.com news website in May 2016, Gbagbo said “250 people are still in prison” after a …

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Ivory Coast woman arrested at Thai airport with over 1kg of cocaine in her stomach

A 27-year-old woman from the Ivory Coast has been arrested on the Thai island of Phuket after an airport X-ray found more than one kilogramme of cocaine in her stomach wrapped in scores of small packets. The woman was stopped by officials late Wednesday night at Phuket’s international airport after …

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Ivory Coast: Police arrest one-legged thief (photos)

A suspected one-legged thief has been arrested in Ivory Coast. The suspect identified as Quattara Moussa, 28, was nabbed in Port-Bouet Jean Foot after one of his victims recognized him. Police also recovered guns from him. Photos below;

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Didier Drogba, Former Chelsea striker to retire in 2018

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will retire from the sport following the conclusion of the next United Soccer League (USL) season in November 2018. The Ivorian won four Premier League titles among 14 trophies in a Chelsea career spanning more than 380 appearances, and the 39-year-old is currently playing for …

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Human Trafficker Arrested While Transporting Two Teenagers To Ivory Coast For Prostitution

The Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected human trafficker while trying to transport two teenage girls through Lagos to Abidjan in Ivory Coast for commercial sex work.. The suspect, Martha Edea, 30, a mother of two from Ogoja in Cross River State, …

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Ivory Coast: Four Killed as cargo plane crash down into the Atlantic Sea

Four Moldovans were killed while six other people survived on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan. Four French citizens were among the injured in the crash, Sidiki Diakite said. Several Ivorian security sources said they were French soldiers. A …

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