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Tag: Ivory Coast

Drogba vying for head of Ivorian football body

Drogba recognised as one of Ivory Coast's most recognisable exports plans to head Ivory Coast's football association.

Ivorian star DJ Arafat gets royal send-off with grand funeral concert

DJ Arafat’s body was brought to a stadium where a funeral concert was held.

Ivory Coast’s ‘Floating Island’ points to greener tourism

Riding on the laguna in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's economic hub, the unusual complex floats on a platform made from 700,000 discarded bottles and other buoyant debris.

West African singer DJ Arafat dies in road crash

Born in Abidjan in 1986, DJ Arafat had a massive following in French-speaking western and central African countries.

Algeria seal shootout win over Ivory Coast to book semi-final berth

Algeria pushes onward with a 4-3 victory over the Ivory Coast following a 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal draw.

Kodjia edges Ivory Coast past South Africa

Jonathan Kodjia’s goal was the difference in the clash against former Africa Cup of Nations champions.

Violence halts rapper Kaaris’ ICoast show

A fan who attended the concert blames the violence on the police.

Picasso in Ivory Coast? A village tells of its brush with...

Whether in tourist brochures or online, it is not unusual to find references to Picasso's reputed visit to Fakaha.

Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

The ICC has faced serious difficulties in trying top politicians for crimes committed by subordinates or followers - most of them in Africa.

Drogba retires

The 40-year-old scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for Chelsea, winning four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the 2012 Champions League, while he is also Ivory Coast's all-time record goalscorer with 65.

In Ivory Coast, ‘drone academy’ offers youth the chance to soar

The training is being offered at a new "drone academy" which has been set up by the Ivorian Electricity Company (CIE) in order to revolutionise the inspection of its infrastructure and ultimately to reduce costs.

Ivorian Ahoure makes history with 60m win

Murielle Ahoure clocked an electric 6.97 seconds down the blue track in Birmingham, the fastest time run over the sprint this season.

Ivory Coast to lose 125,000 tonnes of cocoa to theft

Ivory Coast is struggling to contain cocoa smuggling this season after the country lowered the minimum price for farmers by more than a third.

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase on trial

Prosecutors are seeking a three-year prison term for facilitating his son's illegal entry into Europe and endangering the child's life.

Ivory Coast woman who swallowed over 1kg of cocaine held at...

An X-ray revealed more than 60 small packages in her stomach.