Friday , December 4 2020
Home / Tag Archives: Ivory Coast (page 2)

Tag Archives: Ivory Coast

Morocco, Tunisia take different paths to Russia 2018 World Cup

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  North African nations Morocco and Tunisia took contrasting routes Saturday as they qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Morocco scored twice within five minutes through Nabil Dirar and Medhi Benatia during the opening half to triumph 2-0 in the Ivory Coast and …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

‘Chocolate industry driving deforestation of Ivory Coast’

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP |  The chocolate industry is indirectly driving massive and illegal deforestation in Ivory Coast, fuelling a catastrophic decline in wildlife, a green group said Wednesday. “In several national parks and other protected areas, 90 percent or more of the land mass has been converted to …

Read More »

Africa Cup of Nations winner Tiote, 30 dies in China

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Ivory Coast international midfielder Cheick Tiote has died aged 30 while training with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises, his spokesman announced in a statement on Monday. Tiote, who was part of the Ivory Coast squad that delivered the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after …

Read More »

Heavy gunfire as mutiny spreads in Ivory Coast

Bouaké, Ivory Coast | AFP |  Heavy gunfire rang out Monday in Ivory Coast’s two biggest cities as a four-day mutiny by disgruntled soldiers spread nationwide but the government claimed a deal to end the crisis had been reached. Banks, offices and department stores closed in the heart of the …

Read More »

Ivory Coast out as DRC march on, top group

Champs Ivory Coast out as Renard-led Morocco win Oyem, Gabon | AFP |  Title-holders the Ivory Coast were dumped out of the Africa Cup of Nations Tuesday after a superb Rachid Alioui goal gave Herve Renard-coached Morocco a 1-0 win in Gabon. Clinching a quarter-finals place was particularly sweet for …

Read More »

Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Togo draw

Ivory Coast 0 Togo 0 DRC 1 Morocco 0 Oyem, Gabon | AFP | Junior Kabananga scored to give the Democratic Republic of Congo an upset 1-0 win over Morocco Monday in an Africa Cup of Nations Group C match in Gabonese town Oyem. Victory took the Congolese Leopards to …

Read More »

Shots heard from inside military camp in I.Coast’s Abidjan

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | Shooting was heard late Friday from inside the main military camp in Abidjan, Ivory’s Coast’s economic capital, witnesses said Friday, days after a brief mutiny by the armed forces. “There were shots, bursts of gunfire coming from the barracks. It stopped and started again,” …

Read More »

Cranes get 3-0 wake up call from Ivory Coast

International Friendly Result Uganda 0 Ivory Coast 3 Wilfried Zaha scored his first goal for African champions the Ivory Coast as they trounced Uganda 3-0 Wednesday in a warm-up match for the 2017 Cup of Nations. The Crystal Palace and former England winger struck with a low shot after a …

Read More »