Ivory Coast - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ 2013 African Cup of Nation's calendar http://www.afrik-news.com/article19407.html Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:03:35 +0200 Ojong Debra Ghana charges Justin Kone Katinan Gbagbo's spokeman with murder http://www.afrik-news.com/article19355.html Tue, 09 Oct 2012 16:38:49 +0200 Ojong Debra European Champions league: Africans players performance on day 2 http://www.afrik-news.com/article19306.html Thu, 20 Sep 2012 13:09:16 +0200 Christophe lele When Kader Keita slips and attacks a reporter http://www.afrik-news.com/article19298.html Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:51:09 +0200 going to celebrate the victory of the Côte d'Ivoire Senegal (4-2) in the first leg of the final qualifying round of the AFCAN 2013, in a nightclub in Abidjan, Kader Keita slipped. The Elephant, which is now moving to Al Sadd Doha, Qatar, has found nothing better than to settle accounts with the editor of the famous Ivorian magazine "Prestige". The Ivorian striker administered several blows to the reporter, who have decided to bring the case to court. Shanghai Shenhua: Didier Drogba, two weeks and then goes away? http://www.afrik-news.com/article19294.html Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:45:13 +0200 International fraud: Le Floch-Prigent extradited to Togo http://www.afrik-news.com/article19288.html Sun, 16 Sep 2012 20:21:41 +0200 Le Floch-Prigent, the former boss of Elf was arrested Saturday at the airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast , where he was preparing to return to Paris. He was then extradited to Togo to be heard in an international fraud case currently considered by the Togolese justice Alassane Ouattara : "The priority is economic recovery" http://www.afrik-news.com/article19239.html Fri, 07 Oct 2011 16:47:50 +0200 On the sidelines of the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire spoke about the situation in his country and the challenges facing his presidency. The outbreak of civil war in 2002 had led to the country's de facto partition between a rebel-controlled north and the south under former President Laurent Gbagbo. After peace agreements, elections were held in late 2010, with Mr. Ouattara internationally recognized as the winner. But Mr. Gbagbo and his supporters refused to step down, bringing several months of conflict before the forces supporting Mr. Ouattara gained control of Abidjan. Mr. Ouattara was then officially inaugurated president in May 2011. On 24 September, four months later, he gave this exclusive interview to André-Michel Essoungou (Africa Renewal) and Maha Fayek. End game in Côte d'Ivoire marks a new beginning http://www.afrik-news.com/article19226.html Tue, 19 Apr 2011 18:25:47 +0200 The arrest of former Côte d'Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo on 11 April after a bloody weeklong battle in the heart of Abidjan has been greeted with jubilation by supporters of the internationally recognized president, Alassane Ouattara, and relief by the international community. In this exclusive interview in his New York office, the Ivorian ambassador to the UN Youssoufou Bamba affirmed his government's intention to bring Mr. Gbagbo to court, criticized the international community for inaction and called for an urgent international response to the country's humanitarian crisis. This interview was conducted a few days before the final battle. Ivory Coast: Restoration of democracy by force http://www.afrik-news.com/article19210.html Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:07:14 +0200 New Forces rebels in support of Ivory Coast's democratically elected president Alassane Ouattara are on the verge of forcefully installing him as president and restoring democracy in the Ivory coast. Prince Ofori-Atta, Konye Obaji Ori Ivory Coast civil war could destabilize region http://www.afrik-news.com/article19163.html Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:07:51 +0100 A few days after Mr. Alassane Ouattara announced the formation of a new army, the Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire, elements close to Mr. Gbagbo have called for a massive enlistment into the army loyal to the outgoing president. As thousands enlist to fight and several thousands flee Côte d'Ivoire into neighboring countries, the U.N has warned that "the risks of destabilizing the region are enormous". Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo on his way out, says French official http://www.afrik-news.com/article19154.html Mon, 21 Mar 2011 14:50:08 +0100 Henri Guaino, special advisor to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Monday announced that the departure of the outgoing president of Côte d'Ivoire is "on track". This comes after Laurent Gbagbo's refusal to step down following an advice from a panel of heads of state mandated by the African Union to find solutions to the Ivorian crisis. Informal discussions have been ongoing since the end of international mediation efforts. René Dassié Ivory Coast's battle for antiretroviral drugs http://www.afrik-news.com/article19136.html Fri, 18 Mar 2011 17:43:37 +0100 The political situation in Ivory Coast remains complex and now the country is facing problems with the supply of medicines. Indeed, a serious problem is arising with the antiretroviral drugs that are needed by patients being treated for HIV. There is the logistical problem of course, but not just that. NGOs are concerned about the effects that political instability could have on support from donors… Destination Santé Ivory Coast: Full-blown civil war looms http://www.afrik-news.com/article19103.html Mon, 14 Mar 2011 11:29:39 +0100 The stage for a civil war is now set in Ivory Coast as the rebel group- the New Forces- loyal to democratically elected president Alassane Ouattara take positions in small towns ahead of an anticipated battle with government forces under the control of incumbent Laurent Gbagbo. Konye Obaji Ori Ivory Coast heading towards civil war? http://www.afrik-news.com/article19036.html Tue, 01 Mar 2011 02:31:18 +0100 While the United Nations suspects Laurent Gbagbo of flouting an arms embargo in an effort to rebuild his air force, suspicions of weapons acquisition also weigh on the Ouattara government. Meanwhile, the post-election violence which began in Abidjan after the contested 28 November 2010 presidential elections has spread to other parts of the country. UN fears a return to civil war. Ivory Coast: 40% of world's cocoa under threat of destruction http://www.afrik-news.com/article18983.html Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:19:12 +0100 Coffee and cocoa producers in the Ivory Coast Thursday morning torched several bags of cocoa in front of the European Union headquarters at Plateau, the business district of the capital, Abidjan. This follows a ban on coffee and cocoa exports from Côte d'Ivoire. The export freeze was imposed by Alassane Ouattara to force his rival, Laurent Gbagbo, to cede power. Prince Ofori-Atta, Jocelyne Ballot