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Guardiola demands apology before Toure plays again


LONDON Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure will not play for Manchester City again until the Premier League club receive an apology for comments made by his agent, manager Pep Guardiola said on Tuesday.


Sunderland's Kone signs new five-year deal 14 Sep 2016

Sunderland central defender Lamine Kone has signed a new five-year contract that will keep the Ivory Coast international at the Stadium of Light until 2021, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

Ivory Coast re-opens western borders closed during Ebola epidemic 09 Sep 2016

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast has re-opened its western borders with Liberia and Guinea two years after they were closed to prevent the spread of an Ebola epidemic that killed thousands across West Africa, an Ivorian government spokesman said on Friday.


Ivory Coast evicts thousands of cocoa farmers to save forests 06 Sep 2016

MONT PEKO NATIONAL PARK, Ivory Coast Before the morning mists had broken over Ivory Coast's Mont Peko National Park, thousands of newly homeless cocoa farmers and their families began to stir, fetching water and lighting cooking fires outside Sylvain Zongo's church at the forest edge.

Holders Ivory Coast book place at Nations Cup finals 03 Sep 2016

JOHANNESBURG Holders Ivory Coast booked their place in next year’s African Nations Cup finals as Jonathan Kodjia scored a spectacular goal to secure a draw against Sierra Leone in Bouake on Saturday.


Ivory Coast jails two soldiers for 10 years for al Qaeda ties 05 Aug 2016

ABIDJAN Two soldiers in Ivory Coast have been jailed for 10 years for associating with, and failing to denounce, suspected members of an al Qaeda cell which killed 19 people at a beach resort town in March, the military prosecutor said.

Ivory Coast parliament votes to hold referendum on new constitution 22 Jul 2016

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's parliament on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favour of holding a referendum on a new constitution that would among other measures remove a controversial nationality clause that contributed to years of unrest and civil war.


Watford sign Ivory Coast defender Djedje from Marseille 21 Jul 2016

Watford have signed Ivory Coast right back Brice Dja Djedje from Olympique de Marseille on a four-year contract, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

Ivory Coast arrests two soldiers for suspected links to al Qaeda 14 Jul 2016

ABIDJAN Two soldiers have been arrested in Ivory Coast accused of failing to denounce suspected members of an al Qaeda cell that killed 19 people in a March attack on a beach resort town, military officials said on Thursday.


Aides to ousted Ivorian leader return home after five-year exile 02 Jul 2016

DAKAR Four senior aides to former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo have returned home from exile in Ghana more than five years after his ouster in a war over a disputed election, a step the leader of his party said would aid reconciliation.