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Drogba looks to future as stellar career winds down

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | At the age of 39, Didier Drogba is in the twilight years of a glittering football career that has spanned two decades and six countries and brought him a harvest of trophies. Such moments are typically occasions of nostalgia, even sadness, for many ageing …

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Tusks and elephant tails seized in Ivory Coast: NGO

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | Two tusks and 46 elephant tails have been seized in Ivory Coast, activists said Tuesday, adding that a customs officer acting as an accomplice to traffickers was among four arrested. “Two impressive tusks of 1.6 metres each” were seized by a specialist unit from …

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Ivory Coast resort was ‘symbolic’ jihadist target: analysts

Paris, France | AFP | When gunmen from Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb killed 18 people at a beach resort frequented by foreigners in Ivory Coast, the jihadist group was targeting its sworn enemy France, analysts said Monday. Grand-Bassam, the palm tree-fringed beach town where the gunmen wrought carnage Sunday, …

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