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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed

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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed


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At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

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4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast's World Cup hopes in the balance after draw in Mali

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Ivory Coast produces record cocoa crop

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Ivorian right back Aurier joins Tottenham from PSG

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Serge Aurier completes move to Tottenham with PSG receiving £23m for the Ivory Coast star

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Mix of sun and rain in Ivory Coast to boost cocoa crop
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Heavy rains continued last week in most of top grower Ivory Coast’s main cocoa regions but increased sunny spells are expected to boost the nascent main crop, farmers said on Monday. The 2017/18 season officially started on Oct. 1, with a government guaranteed price for farmers of 700 CFA francs ($1.27) per kg, well below growers’ expectations. Farmers said they expected strong sunny spells through the end of October to strengthen the development of cherelles and small pods and reduce the risk of disease during the October-to-March main crop   Read More ...
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Four Die In Plane Crash Off Of Ivory Coast
Four Moldovan nationals were killed on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by the French army crashed off Ivory Coast, firefighters said. Another six people were injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which had 10 people on board, firefighter Colonel Issa Sakho told local television. Four French nationals were among the injured, a French military source said, indicating that the plane had been chartered as part of the anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane   Read More ...
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Four killed in plane crash in Cote d'Ivoire
At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Cote d'Ivoire’s main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said. Firefighters and rescue divers removed two bodies from the plane, which had broken into several pieces and come to rest near the beach. Two other bodies were visible in the wreckage   Read More ...
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Cargo plane crashes off Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AFP) — At least four people were killed in a plane crash off the Ivory Coast near Abidjan yesterday, security sources said. Six others were believed to have been injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which police said had 10 people on board. “The aircraft failed to land and crashed in the water... Firefighters and security forces are on the scene,” police commissioner Charlemagne Bleu said   Read More ...
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Plane carrying 10 crashes in Cote d'Ivoire
视频播放位置. 下载安装Flash播放器 A plane with 10 people on board on Saturday morning crashed into the ocean shortly after taking off from an airport in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, airport sources said. According to the sources, the cargo plane belongs to a company that carried equipment for the French army. The plane crashed into the ocean not far from Abidjan airport, said the sources   Read More ...
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Four Dead in Cargo Plane Crash Near Ivory Coast
Associated Press Oct. 14, 2017 11:47 p.m. ET ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast—A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, said Lt   Read More ...
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Cargo plane crashes into waters off Ivory Coast, killing four
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, Lt. Issa Sakho, commander of the military fire brigade, said on national television   Read More ...
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Crashed I Coast plane chartered by French army: military source
Abidjan - An Antonov cargo plane that crashed off Ivory Coast on Saturday, killing four, was chartered by the French army as part of the anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane, military sources said. The four dead are Moldovan and six other people, including French nationals, were injured in the crash of the aircraft which had 10 people on board, Colonel Issa Sakho, an Ivorian firefighter, told local television   Read More ...
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At least four dead in plane crash in Ivory Coast - witness
ABIDJAN - At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed in the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, a Reuters. witness said. Rescue workers removed two bodies from the plane, which had broken into several pieces and come to rest near the beach. Two other bodies were visible in the wreckage   Read More ...
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plane crashes into sea in Ivory Coast, 4 killed
A plane has crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the international airport in Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan. Four Moldovan citizens were killed and a further two injured, Ivorian authorities said. Four French citizens, reportedly soldiers, were also hurt. The crash happened during a storm with heavy rain and lightning. Images showed the plane in pieces in the surf as witnesses and officials arrived at the shoreline near Port-Bouet   Read More ...
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Four killed in plane crash into sea near international airport in Ivory Coast
Four killed in a plane crash into the sea near the International Airport in Ivory Coast At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said. Firefighters and rescue divers removed two bodies from the plane, which had broken into several pieces and come to rest near the beach   Read More ...
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At Least Four Killed In Plane Crash In Ivory Coast
Abidjan: At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said. Firefighters and rescue divers removed two bodies from the plane, which had broken into several pieces and come to rest near the beach. Two other bodies were visible in the wreckage   Read More ...
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4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, Lt. Issa Sakho, commander of the military fire brigade, said on national television   Read More ...
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Cargo plane crashes in sea off Ivory Coast, killing 4 and injuring 6
A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to Ivory Coast's international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighbouring Burkina Faso, Lt. Issa Sakho, commander of the military fire brigade, said on national television   Read More ...
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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said. Four French citizens survived the crash but were injured, Ivory Coast’s Security Minister Sidiki Diakite told reporters at the scene   Read More ...
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At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast
At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said. Firefighters and rescue divers removed two bodies from the plane, which had broken into several pieces and come to rest near the beach. Two other bodies were visible in the wreckage   Read More ...
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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed
The wreckage of a propeller-engine cargo plane is seen after it crashed in the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan The wreckage of a propeller-engine cargo plane is seen after it crashed in the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ange Aboa ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said   Read More ...
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Bailly suspended for Ivory Coast's crucial qualifier against Morocco
Ivory Coast will be without experienced defender Eric Bailly for their crunch World Cup qualifier at home to Morocco on 11 November. The Manchester United star is suspended for the game in Abidjan having collected his second booking of the qualifying campaign in the 0-0 draw against Mali in Bamako on 6 October. The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) confirmed that Bailly, who received his first booking in their 3-0 win against Gabon in September, will serve a ban for accumulating two yellow cards   Read More ...
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At least four killed after plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast
Four Moldovan citizens have been killed and two others injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, on Saturday. Four French citizens survived the crash but were injured, the Ivory Coast's Security Minister Sidiki Diakite told reporters at the scene. Several Ivorian security sources said French soldiers were among the wounded   Read More ...
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Cargo plane crashes in sea off Ivory Coast after takeoff
Abidjan - A cargo plane crashed on Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean after taking off from Ivory Coast's international airport in Abidjan, while witnesses said they saw four bodies amid the wreckage. At least six people were injured, the spokesperson for French forces in Ivory Coast said. The plane was carrying French military cargo, he said. He didn't know how many people had been on the plane   Read More ...
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4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — A cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members from Moldova and injuring six others from Moldova and France, officials said Saturday. Ten people were aboard the plane arriving from the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, Lt. Issa Sakho, commander of the military fire brigade, said on national television   Read More ...
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15 Segal Officers Get Basic Security Training in Ivory Coast
Monrovia — The General Manager of Security Expert Guard Agency of Liberia (SEGAL), Momo Cyrus, says building the capacity of officers at his entity remains a major priority to the security apparatus. Cyrus speaking upon the return of 15 officers from Ivory Coast, told reporters that private security service is an integral part of the country's security sector. He said it's time for private security in the country to prepare themselves for opportunities ahead   Read More ...
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Liberia to Get Oil Factory
Ivorian Ago Giant Industry Corporation, SIFCA is on the verge of entering into a joint venture with GVL to build what will be one of the biggest oil palm factories in the world with a production capacity of 80 metric ton per hour. According to an Executive Mansion release, this was disclosed by the Chairman of the Board of SIFCA - Mr   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast's African art museum gets new lease of life
Abidjan - 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 world - a place of "incomparable wealth", as Senegal's late poet-president Leopold Sedar Senghor said in a 1971 visit   Read More ...
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Aide to Ivory Coast parliament speaker arrested over arms cache
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast authorities arrested a senior aide to parliament speaker Guillaume Soro on Monday, a prosecutor said, accusing him of possessing and distributing weapons to destabilize the state during an army mutiny earlier this year. The arrest of Soro’s protocol chief Souleymane Kamarate Kone and other associates could deepen a rift between the powerful former rebel leader and President Alassane Ouattara   Read More ...
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Ethnic land dispute forces thousands to flee in Ivory Coast cocoa belt
GUIGLO, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - An ethnic-fueled land dispute has driven thousands of farmers off illegal plantations in Ivory Coast’s main cocoa belt, threatening the start of the harvest in the world’s top producer. Humanitarian workers and local government officials said at least 3,000 people had already been displaced by the violence, after the government said last week that two people had been killed in clashes and soldiers had been sent to the area   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast next 'Didier Drogba' shot dead
Ivory Coast striker has died after hijackers shot him dead after visiting his home city of Abidjan, Cocody suburb on Thursday evening. Dubbed the next Didier Drogba, Georges Griffiths, who has played for Czech giants Sparta Prague and Hungarian Premier League club Diosgyor, died in the Ivory Coast, reports The Sun. The 26-year-old, visiting his home city Abidjan, was attacked in the capital's upmarket suburb Cocody on Thursday evening   Read More ...
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Ivorians held in Mali as World Cup hopes hang in balance
Ivory Coast extended their lead at the top of Group C in their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday, but the 0-0 draw away to Mali means they can now be overtaken by Morocco. Mali's Moussa Doumbia missed a first half sitter and struck the crossbar in the second half as the hosts came close to their first win of the campaign   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast’s 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes in the balance after goalless draw against Mali
The Ivory Coast extended their lead at the top of Group C in their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday, but the 0-0 draw away to Mali means they can now be overtaken by Morocco. Russian-based striker Moussa Doumbia missed a first half sitter and struck the crossbar in the second half as the hosts, already out of contention for a place at next year’s finals, came close to their first win of the campaign   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast's World Cup hopes in the balance after draw in Mali
BAMAKO: The Ivory Coast extended their lead at the top of Group C in their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday, but the 0-0 draw away to Mali means they can now be overtaken by Morocco. Russian-based striker Moussa Doumbia missed a first half sitter and struck the crossbar in the second half as the hosts, already out of contention for a place at next year's finals, came close to their first win of the campaign   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast's World Cup hopes in the balance after draw in Mali
BAMAKO (Reuters) - The Ivory Coast extended their lead at the top of Group C in their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday, but the 0-0 draw away to Mali means they can now be overtaken by Morocco. Russian-based striker Moussa Doumbia missed a first half sitter and struck the crossbar in the second half as the hosts, already out of contention for a place at next year's finals, came close to their first win of the campaign   Read More ...
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Kolo Toure named as assistant coach for Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN: Former Ivory Coast international Kolo Toure has been appointed as an assistant coach for the national team, the Ivorian Football Federation said on Thursday. It is the third appointment in a matter of weeks for the 36-year-old since he announced the end of his playing career. Toure is on the coaching staff at his last club Celtic and was previously named assistant coach of the Ivorian A team, their side made up of locally-based players   Read More ...
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Kolo Toure named as assistant coach for Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Former Ivory Coast international Kolo Toure has been appointed as an assistant coach for the national team, the Ivorian Football Federation said on Thursday. It is the third appointment in a matter of weeks for the 36-year-old since he announced the end of his playing career. Toure is on the coaching staff at his last club Celtic and was previously named assistant coach of the Ivorian A team, their side made up of locally-based players   Read More ...
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2018 World Cup: Toure joins Ivory Coast coaching team
Kolo Toure has been appointed as part of the coaching staff for the Ivory Coast's senior national team. The ex-international will work as an assistant coach with Marc Wilmots for Friday's World Cup qualifier in Mali. He also has assistant roles on the coaching staff for the national team for locally-based players and the under-23 side, which takes part in Olympic qualifying   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast Takes Liberia’s PYPP Model Home
The high-powered delegation from La Cote d’ Ivoire that arrived in the country over the weekend said it is taking back home President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s model of the President’s Young Professionals Program (PYPP) to replicate in that country. PYPP is Liberia’s prestigious and competitive two-year program that recruits and places recent Liberian university graduates in important government roles, and provides them with training and mentoring to further support some of government’s priorities   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast produces record cocoa crop
Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | The cocoa crop of Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer, increased 28.5 percent to a record 2.15 million tonnes in the 2016-17 season, the national Coffee and Cocoa Council said Friday. Exports increased by 23.3 percent to 1.9 million tonnes, helping to raise the overall gross income of the country’s producers by 28.6 percent to 2   Read More ...
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Ivory Coast produces record cocoa crop
Abidjan (AFP) - The cocoa crop of Ivory Coast, the world's biggest producer, increased 28.5 percent to a record 2.15 million tonnes in the 2016-17 season, the national Coffee and Cocoa Council said Friday. Exports increased by 23.3 percent to 1.9 million tonnes, helping to raise the overall gross income of the country's producers by 28.6 percent to 2.013 trillion CFA francs (3   Read More ...
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Helping Ponso, sole survivor of ‘Chimpanzee Island’ in Ivory Coast
Grand-Lahou, Ivory Coast: “Oooah! Oooah!” Screeching to see visitors on the forested “Chimpanzee Island” in Ivory Coast, Ponso is the last, lonely survivor of a colony of 20 apes who mysteriously died or vanished. An effort is under way to keep Ponso alive and well in a West African country where the ape population has plummeted by 90 per cent in just two decades   Read More ...
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Dutch court to hear new case on Ivory Coast chemical spill
The Hague - Lawyers for 100 000 victims of a 2006 toxic spill in the Ivory Coast will seek on Wednesday to persuade a Dutch court to take up their class-action suit for compensation. It is the latest in a slew of legal actions brought against the Dutch-Swiss commodity trader Trafigura following the disaster in Abidjan, the west African country's commercial capital   Read More ...
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How Ghana Cote d’Ivoire Judgement Was Delivered
The Ghanaian legal team their Ivorian counterparts. The historic judgement of the dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean was delivered over the weekend in Hamburg, Germany. The judgment of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) went in favour of Ghana. It took about one hour and 40 minutes for the judgment to be read by Judge Boualem Bouguetaia, president of the five-member panel of the Special Chamber who is from Algeria   Read More ...
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