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Heavy rains kill 14 in Niger, 11 in Ivory Coast

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, the UN and local officials said on Friday. The UN’s humanitarian affairs office OCHA said 14 people had died when houses collapsed in …

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Ivory Coast: Tiote collapsed in training but died in hospital – Chinese club clarifies

Former Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote died in hospital on Monday after collapsing during a training session, his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises said. The Chinese second flight club confirmed his death at the age of 30 on its Weibo social media account, saying the former Twente Enschede and Newcastle United …

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Ivory Coast: AU and ECOWAS concerned over violent mutiny

The African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have expressed concerned over the tense security atmosphere in the Ivory Coast where mutineers are violently demanding payment from the government. Moussa Faki Mahamat, the AU chief said on Monday that he was following events in Ivory …

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At least six people injured in Ivory Coast during protests against a mutiny

At least six people were injured on Sunday in Bouake, the second largest city in Ivory coast which is still being controlled by mutinous soldiers. The revolt has been escalated over demands for bonus payments. The mutineers were reported shooting on Sunday in to the air to prevent inhabitants of …

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Ivory Coast: Gunfire in barracks after rebels ‘apologise’ for mutiny

Sporadic gunfire rang out overnight in a military barracks in Ivory Coast’s second city of Bouake, where a mutiny erupted in January on Friday. The shots were heard just hours after national television broadcast a ceremony in which a soldier presented as a spokesman for 8 400 former rebels, many …

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Demobilized ex-rebels block entrance to Ivory Coast’s second city

Demobilized rebel fighters seized control of main roads leading into Ivory Coast’s second city, Bouake, on Monday, demanding the payment of bonuses and their integration into the army and state institutions, a spokesman for the group said. The renewed unrest comes months after the city was the center of a …

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