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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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Ivory Coast: African art museum gets new lease of life

It has been buffeted by the pendulum swing of domestic politics and suffered looting that left it without some of its most precious items. But Ivory Coast’s Museum of Civilisations is now back, and determined to recover its place as one of the richest museums of African art in the …

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Ivorian striker Georges Griffiths shot dead by car-jackers in his home country

Ivorian striker, Georges Griffiths, who plays for Hungarian Premier League club, Diosgyor, has been shot dead in Ivory Coast. The football star who was dubbed the ‘Next Didier Drogba’ was on a visit to his home city of Abidjan when he was shot and killed by carjackers on Thursday evening. According …

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Ivory Coast conflict: Commander jailed over mystery killings

The head of the presidential guard under Ivory Coast’s ex-leader Laurent Gbagbo has been sentenced to 18 years in prison over killings during the country’s civil conflict in 2011. Gen Bruno Dogbo Ble was convicted at the murder trial for four foreign businessmen, who were abducted from a top hotel …

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Chaos As Ivory Coast V Senegal Friendly Abandoned After Fans Invade Pitch.

Senegal and the Ivory Coast were forced to abandon their friendly 88 minutes into play on Monday when fans invaded the pitch at Stade Charlety in Paris. According to reports, players headed for the tunnel as the game drew to its close after unruly fans who were causing trouble in …

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Ivory Coast bans sale of SIM cards to minors under age 16

The government of the Ivory Coast has published a number of decrees on telecommunication operations in the country including a ban on SIM card subscription to minors under age 16. “The decree prohibits the subscription to communication services to minors under 16 years of age … The Telecommunications/ ICT Regulatory …

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