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Former Ivory Coast rebel leader Soro to run for president

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DAKAR Former Ivory Coast rebel leader Guillaume Soro has announced he will run in next year's presidential election, a vote seen as a major test of stability in the West African country after two civil wars this century.

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Chocolate makers face ethical branding dilemma 15 Oct 2019

ABIDJAN/LONDON Ivory Coast and Ghana's threat to possibly halt the cocoa industry's ethical branding schemes poses a major risk to chocolate makers operating in Western markets where consumer demand for sustainably sourced products is rising.

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Crystal Palace act after Zaha subjected to racist abuse 09 Oct 2019

LONDON Premier League side Crystal Palace said on Wednesday they had taken action after Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha was again subjected to racist abuse on social media.

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ICC prosecutor: will appeal Gbagbo's acquittal 16 Sep 2019

THE HAGUE The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday said her office would appeal the acquittal of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo.

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Zaha is staying at Crystal Palace, says Hodgson 08 Aug 2019

LONDON Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha is staying at Crystal Palace despite handing in a transfer request, manager Roy Hodgson said on Thursday.

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Chains, shackles and auction documents - remnants of the Africa to North America slave trade 26 Jul 2019

In late August 1619, a ship carrying "20 and odd" African men and women docked at Point Comfort, today's Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. | Video

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Unstoppable Fraser-Pryce blazes to 100m glory in London 21 Jul 2019

LONDON Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a superb display to outclass local favourite Dina Asher-Smith and Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou as she won the women's 100 metres in 10.78 seconds at the London Diamond League on Sunday.

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Bounedjah's tears turn from despair to joy 20 Jul 2019

CAIRO Algeria forward Baghdad Bounedjah spent the last few minutes of their quarter-final against Ivory Coast weeping on the substitutes bench, thinking he might have cost his team the match.

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Algeria seal shootout win over Ivory Coast to book semi-final berth 11 Jul 2019

SUEZ, Egypt Experienced striker Wilfried Bony and midfielder Serey Die missed penalties in the shootout as Algeria sealed a 4-3 victory over the Ivory Coast following an entertaining 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final draw on Thursday.

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Soccer - Zaha sends Ivory Coast into last eight as Mali fluff their lines 08 Jul 2019

SUEZ, Egypt Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last 16 clash on Monday after their opponents had dominated most of the game and missed a flurry of chances.

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Violence brings Hong Kong to 'brink of total breakdown' - police

HONG KONG Police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong's Central financial district and at demonstrators on the other side of the harbour on Tuesday as a senior officer said the unrest had brought the city to "the brink of total breakdown". | Video