Tags : Ivory Coast

Missing Ivorian Girl Rescued After 22 Days At Sea

A 17-year-old from Ivory Coast has shared her incredible story of being rescued after spending three weeks adrift at sea. Out of 59 passengers, Aicha is one of only three to survive, recovering after 10 days in hospital. It’s the biggest known tragedy involving migrant boats in the Canary Islands. Aicha left her hometown in […]

“Ex-President Gbagbo, Right-Hand Man Blé Goudé Free To Return To

Te President of Ivory Coast, Mr Alassane Ouattara has said his predecessor, Mr Laurent Gbagbo and his youth leader, Mr Charles Blé Goudé are free to return to Ivory Coast after they were acquitted of crimes against humanity. President Ouattara’s remarks came a week after the International Criminal Court (ICC) upheld ex-President Gbagbo’s judgement with […]

Friendly Matches: Super Eagles To Play Ivory Coast, Tunisia In

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play friendly matches against the Ivory Coast and Tunisia in Austria next month. In a tweet on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Pinnick said the Super Eagles would face the Ivory Coast on October 9 and four days later take on […]

Ivory Coast Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus

Ivory Coast confirmed its first case of coronavirus, a local national who had recently stayed in Italy, the Government revealed. Africa has so far mostly escaped large numbers of cases of the epidemic that has spread across 110 countries since first emerging in China in December, 2019. In a statement, the country’s health ministry said […]

Mali conflict: Macron says 33 ‘terrorists’ killed by French troops

Mr Macron made the announcement on a visit to Ivory Coast, where he reiterated France’s commitment to fighting jihadists in the region. It comes weeks after 13 French troops died in a helicopter collision in Mali in the biggest single-day loss of life for its military since the 1980s. Thousands of French troops have been deployed in […]