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AFCON: West Africans knockout North Africans

✳ Gambia 1 Tunisia 0 ✳ Ivory Coast 3 Algeria 1 ✳ Mali 2 Mauritania 0 Younde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | Cote d’Ivoire beat Algeria 3-1 to finish top of Group E and eliminate the title holders from the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021. In the other match, debutants Gambia continued to …

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Eddie Kenzo petitions Parliament for evacuation from Ivory Coast

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Singer Edirisa Musuuza also known as Eddie Kenzo has petitioned Parliament seeking government’s intervention to have him evacuated from Ivory Coast. Kenzo has been held up for the last two months due to the closure of borders occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kenzo left …

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137 would be child labourers, prostitutes rescued in I. Coast

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | Ivory Coast authorities have rescued 137 children from neighbouring countries who were destined to work as labourers or prostitutes, the national body fighting child labour said Monday. The operation took place last week in the country’s east, the National Monitoring Committee (CNS) to fight child labour and trafficking. “We …

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Who is Arsenal’s new record signing Nicolas Pepe?

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Nicolas Pepe has taken a winding road to the top, but Arsenal’s club-record signing is unlikely to be fazed by his new-found fame and fortune. Pepe became Africa’s most expensive footballer on Thursday after the Ivory Coast winger completed his blockbuster move from French club …

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I.Coast must overhaul key cocoa sector: World Bank

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP |  Ivory Coast, the world’s largest cocoa producer, earns just a fraction of the crop’s potential value and must process it domestically and develop its distribution to fully reap the benefits, a World Bank report said Thursday. Cocoa accounts for 40 percent of the West African …

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Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach semi-finals

Suez, Egypt | AFP | Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Algeria defeated the Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties in Suez Thursday to the relief of Baghdad Bounedjah and set up a semi-final showdown with Nigeria. The quarter-final finished 1-1 after extra time with Sofiane Feghouli giving Algeria a 20th-minute lead …

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Cranes stop Ivory Coast in build-up game

Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | A penalty converted by Farouk Miya was enough to give Uganda Cranes a morale boosting 1-0 win over Ivory Coast in pre-Africa Cup of Nations Cup build-up match played in the UAE on Saturday. Miya struck the ball past Ivory Coast goalkeeper Guelassiognon Sylvain Gbohouo …

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Cranes line-up Ivory Coast in Afcon build-up

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes will face Ivory Coast in an International friendly match in the United Arab Emirates on June 15th. The two teams will use the match to prepare for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). Head coach Sebastien Desabre made the announcement …

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