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Ivory Coast's battle of the beers turns bitter

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Ivory Coast's battle of the beers turns bitter

- Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | “In our house, the beer is Bock!” boasts the familiar slogan for the lager that is Ivory Coast’s market leader, brewed by Solibra. “Beer Ivoire, loved by Ivorians!” says a competing advert for Ivoire lager, brewed by newcomers Brassivoire. On posters and huge billboards around the west African country, the rival ads, often side by side, compete for attention
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Ivory Coast rules out co-hosting the 2021 AFCON

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Ivory Coast rules out co-hosting the 2021 AFCON

- The President of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara says his country will not need to co-host the expanded Africa cup of Nations – AFCON finals in 2021. He said the country has the capability to host 24 teams rather than 16 stipulated in its original bid. Ouattara was talking during an official visit to Sierra Leone. “The reality is that we go by the decision made to extend the number of teams to participate at Afcon and Ivory Coast has the infrastructure,” he said
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Ivorian Kipre a real keeper for Terengganu

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Ivorian Kipre a real keeper for Terengganu

- PETALING JAYA: Ivory Coast striker Kipre Tchetche is fast turning out to be a gem of a buy for Premier League side Terengganu. Tchetche, who was signed during the second transfer window, has scored four goals in six matches – including a brace in the Turtles’ come-from-behind 2-2 draw against Negri Sembilan at the Sultan Ismail Stadium in Kuala Terengganu on Tuesday
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Gendarmes in Ivory Coast repel raid as international event opens

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Gendarmes in Ivory Coast repel raid as international event opens

- ABIDJAN: Gendarmes in Ivory Coast fought off an overnight attack on their base north of the main city of Abidjan, a security spokesman said on Saturday as thousands of people arrived in the country for an international sports and cultural event. The attack in the town of Azaguie came days after gunmen struck the base of an elite security unit in Abidjan, some 40 km (25 miles) to the south, stealing weapons and killing one person
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Gunmen attack elite security unit in Ivory Coast, steal arms

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Gunmen attack elite security unit in Ivory Coast, steal arms

- Gunmen, some of them in military uniforms, attacked the base of an elite security unit in Ivory Coast's main city, and stole stocks of weapons as part of a series of overnight clashes, the defence minister said on Thursday. The raid, late on Wednesday in Abidjan, was the latest outburst of violence after months of military mutinies. It came just hours after the government reshuffled key security posts, and two days before Ivory Coast hosts an event that will bring in thousands from around the French-speaking world
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Gunmen attack elite security unit in Ivory Coast, steal arms

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Gunmen attack elite security unit in Ivory Coast, steal arms

- ABIDJAN: Gunmen, some of them in military uniforms, attacked the base of an elite security unit in Ivory Coast's main city, and stole stocks of weapons as part of a series of overnight clashes, the defence minister said on Thursday. The raid, late on Wednesday in Abidjan, was the latest outburst of violence after months of military mutinies. It came just hours after the government reshuffled key security posts, and two days before Ivory Coast hosts an event that will bring in thousands from around the French-speaking world
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Court to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo

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Court to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo

- THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges have ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from detention while his long-running trial continues on crimes against humanity charges. Presiding Judge Piotr Hofmanski on Wednesday upheld an appeal by the 72-year-old former president against the refusal in March by judges conducting Gbagbo's trial to release him from custody
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Court to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo

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Court to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo

- THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges have ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from detention while his long-running trial continues on crimes against humanity charges. Presiding Judge Piotr Hofmanski on Wednesday upheld an appeal by the 72-year-old former president against the refusal in March by judges conducting Gbagbo's trial to release him from custody
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Ivory Coast reshuffles cabinet, replaces key ministers

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Ivory Coast reshuffles cabinet, replaces key ministers

- ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara replaced ministers in charge of defence, budget and the interior on Wednesday in a reshuffle of key cabinet positions, a government official announced in a statement. Under the changes, Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly will take over the budget portfolio, Patrick Achi, the secretary-general of the presidency, told reporters ahead of the start to a cabinet meeting
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ICC judges to rule on release of Ivory Coast ex-leader Gbagbo

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ICC judges to rule on release of Ivory Coast ex-leader Gbagbo

- War crimes judges will rule Wednesday whether former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo can be released from prison for the rest of his trial on charges arising from deadly election violence that rocked his nation in 2010. Gbagbo, the first ex-head of state to be tried by the International Criminal Court, has appealed a March decision that he must stay behind bars in a UN detention centre until the end of the legal process
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Gunmen attack military bases in Ivory Coast cities Abidjan, Korhogo

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Gunmen attack military bases in Ivory Coast cities Abidjan, Korhogo

- ABIDJAN: Gunmen attacked military bases in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan and the northern city of Korhogo in the early hours of Saturday, but were repulsed, a senior military official said. Three military sources blamed demobilised former rebel fighters - forces caught up in years of instability in Francophone West Africa's most important economy - though no group claimed responsibility
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UN Ends Peacekeeping Mission in Ivory Coast after 13 Years 

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UN Ends Peacekeeping Mission in Ivory Coast after 13 Years 

- The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast comes to an end Friday, 13 years after it intervened to implement a peace agreement as the West African economic powerhouse was split in two by civil war. While many praise the mission’s success in stabilizing the country after years of conflict and post-electoral violence, others point to a recent series of army mutinies as a sign that peace remains tentative
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Heavy rains kill 14 in Niger, 11 in Ivory Coast

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Heavy rains kill 14 in Niger, 11 in Ivory Coast

- Abidjan - 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 Niger's capital Niamey with another four missing. Nine children were reported dead there earlier this week
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FUFA mourns Ivorian footballer Cheick Tiote

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FUFA mourns Ivorian footballer Cheick Tiote

- (Credit: AFP) AFRICAN FOOTBALL Ugandan soccer governing body FUFA has sent a condolence message to the Ivory Coast FA following the death of their player Cheick Ismaël Tiote which occurred on Monday. The 30-year-old star collapsed during training with his club Beijing Enterprises FC in China and died later in hospital. He was part of the Ivory Coast team that won the 2015 AFCON final hosted in Equatorial Guinea
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Ivorian Tiote adds to Africa’s on-field casualty list

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Ivorian Tiote adds to Africa’s on-field casualty list

- The sudden death of Ivory Coast midfielder Cheik Tiote on Monday increased the number of high-profile African players who have collapsed and died while playing football, almost all of them suffering a form of cardiac arrest. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of the former Newcastle United player's fatal collapse while training with his Beijing Enterprises club in China but the circumstances are similar to those in which many other players have died
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Soccer - Veltman at the double as Netherlands thump Ivory Coast

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Soccer - Veltman at the double as Netherlands thump Ivory Coast

- REUTERS: Defender Joel Veltman scored twice as the Netherlands found form with a record 5-0 win over Ivory Coast in their international friendly in Rotterdam on Sunday. Goals from Arjen Robben, Davy Klaassen and Vincent Janssen compounded the misery for the Ivorians, who suffered their heaviest ever defeat in international football. The result is a boost for returning Dutch manager Dick Advocaat, who takes over the side from caretaker Fred Grim after this fixture and is hoping to bring confidence back to the team as they look to rekindle their World Cup qualification campaign
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Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast elected to UN Security Council

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Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast elected to UN Security Council

- UNITED NATIONS: The 193-member United Nations General Assembly elected Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru and Poland to the U.N. Security Council on Friday for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018. The Netherlands was elected for a one-year term after reaching a deal with Italy last year to split a two-year term. Voting between the pair was deadlocked last year so they agreed that Italy would serve on the council for 2017 and then step down to allow the Netherlands to be elected for 2018
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Aides of Ivory Coast parliament speaker questioned over arms cache

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Aides of Ivory Coast parliament speaker questioned over arms cache

- Authorities in Ivory Coast have questioned two senior military officers close to parliamentary speaker Guillaume Soro, one of his spokesmen said on Wednesday, after an arms cache was found recently in the home of an aide. The weapons were seized from a house in Ivory Coast's second-biggest city, Bouake, owned by Soro ally Souleymane Kamarate Kone - known locally as 'Soul to Soul' - by mutinous soldiers during a four-day revolt over bonus payments
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  • Ivory Coast's battle of the beers turns bitter
    Ivory Coast's battle of the beers turns bitter

    , independent.co.ug

    Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | “In our house, the beer is Bock!” boasts the familiar slogan for the lager that is Ivory Coast’s market leader, brewed by Solibra. “Beer Ivoire, loved by Ivorians!” says a competing advert for Ivoire lager, brewed by newcomers Brassivoire. On posters and huge billboards around the west African country, the rival ads, often side by side, compete for attention
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  • Ivory Coast reshuffles cabinet, replaces key ministers
    Ivory Coast reshuffles cabinet, replaces key ministers

    , channelnewsasia.com

    ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara replaced ministers in charge of defence, budget and the interior on Wednesday in a reshuffle of key cabinet positions, a government official announced in a statement. Under the changes, Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly will take over the budget portfolio, Patrick Achi, the secretary-general of the presidency, told reporters ahead of the start to a cabinet meeting
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  • Motaung takes a dig at Sundowns after ’missing’ Ivorian trialist turns up at the Pretoria club
    Motaung takes a dig at Sundowns after ’missing’ Ivorian trialist turns up at the Pretoria club

    , timeslive.co.za

    Toure‚ who had an unsuccessful trial at the Naturena side‚ disappeared after he was dropped off at OR Tambo International Airport by the Chiefs driver and club officials became concerned when they discovered that his ticket back to Ivory Coast had remained unused. Times Media Digital exclusively revealed that Toure was seen at a Sundowns training camp and Motaung said the bizarre incident was disappointing. ‘‘I think it was unprofessional
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  • 1 killed, several wounded by army mutiny in Ivory Coast
    1 killed, several wounded by army mutiny in Ivory Coast

    , ketv.com

    Residents were protesting the soldiers' previous violent actions when they were attacked. . 1 killed, several wounded by army mutiny in Ivory Coast Residents were protesting the soldiers' previous violent actions when they were attacked ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Residents say one person has been killed and several others injured after mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast opened fire on residents protesting their violent actions demanding higher pay
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Law & Crime

  • Gunmen attack elite security unit in Ivory Coast, steal arms
    Gunmen attack elite security unit in Ivory Coast, steal arms

    , the-star.co.ke

    Gunmen, some of them in military uniforms, attacked the base of an elite security unit in Ivory Coast's main city, and stole stocks of weapons as part of a series of overnight clashes, the defence minister said on Thursday. The raid, late on Wednesday in Abidjan, was the latest outburst of violence after months of military mutinies. It came just hours after the government reshuffled key security posts, and two days before Ivory Coast hosts an event that will bring in thousands from around the French-speaking world
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Science & Nature

  • Heavy rains kill 14 in Niger, 11 in Ivory Coast
    Heavy rains kill 14 in Niger, 11 in Ivory Coast

    , news24.com

    Abidjan - 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 Niger's capital Niamey with another four missing. Nine children were reported dead there earlier this week
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  • Former Ivorian First Lady acquitted
    Former Ivorian First Lady acquitted

    , nation.co.ke

    ABIDJAN, Wednesday. A Cote d’Ivoire jury yesterday acquitted former First Lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-2011 post-election crisis after the prosecution had sought to have her jailed for life.“A majority of the jury declared Simone Gbagbo not guilty of the crimes of which she has been accused, pronounced her acquittal and ordered that she be immediately freed if she is not being held for other reasons,” the head of the country’s top criminal court, judge Kouadjo Boiqui, said
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