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21 hrs ago | Vanguard

Ouattara condemns resignation of opposition parties from election commission

Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara has condemned the resignation of members of opposition political parties from the country's newly constituted Independent Electoral Commission. A government statement in Abidjan on Tuesday quoted Ouattara as making the condemnation in Daoukro, in the east-central region where he is currently undertaking state a visit.


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Mon Sep 15, 2014

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ebola

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the Ebola crisis on Thursday to find ways to scale up the global response to the epidemic, the US ambassador announced. Volunteers from the United Nations Development Programme show a placard to raise awareness on the symptoms of the Ebola virus to students of the Sainte Therese school, in the Koumassi district, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News

Sun Sep 14, 2014

New York Daily News

Fourth doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the virulent disease amid a shortage of health care workers. Dr. Olivet Buck died late Saturday, hours after the World Health Organization said it could not help medically evacuate her to Germany, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brima Kargbo confirmed to The Associated Press.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014


Ebola cases rising faster than ability to contain them - WHO

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Related Topix: World News

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Gbagbo facing trial for crimes against humanity

The International Criminal Court on Thursday confirmed that Ivory coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo will face trial for crimes against humanity, throwing out an appeal by the defence. "Preliminary Chamber I rejected the defence's request to appeal against the decision relative to the confirmation of the charges," the court based in The Hague said in a statement.


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Cote d'Ivoire: ICC Confirms Trial for Ivorian Ex-President

The International Criminal Court on Thursday rejected a request from the defence of Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo for leave to appeal the confirmation of charges against him. "The decision confirming the charges is now final," says a statement from the Court.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Laurent Gbagbo

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Washington Post

This is how people are being warned about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa

Street artist Stephen Doe paints an educational mural to inform people about the symptoms of Ebola in Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. The photo was taken Sept.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liberia, Africa, Entertainment

Mon Sep 08, 2014

34 refugees hospitalized after consuming 'jollof' rice at wedding

About 34 refugees at the Fetentaa Refugee Camp have been admitted at the Berekum Holy Family Hospital in the Brong Ahafo Region, after eating jollof rice served at a wedding party. The meal, which was served at the wedding party of two Ivorian refugees on Saturday, is suspected to have been poisoned, according to Agyaba K. Fosu of Berekum-based Agoro FM, a partner station of Adom FM.


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Thanh Nein News

Ebola map shows people in more African regions at risk of animal infection

Ivory Coast's Minister of Communication Affoussiata Bamba-Lamine washes her hands before a soccer match between an international media team and the local media team to support the fight against the Ebola outbreak in Abidjan September 6, 2014. Photo credit Scientists have created the newest map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak and say regions likely to be home to animals harbouring the virus are more widespread than previously feared, particularly in West Africa.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Cote d'Ivoire: Proper Facilities Needed to Address Maternal Mortality

When Tanoh Marie felt the first contractions she understood that her delivery time was near. As a mother of two already she knew about such things.


Related Topix: World News, Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Health, Malaria

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Peninsula

Sierra Leone orders 3-day shutdown over Ebola

A supporter of Ivory Coast's national football team holds a placard reading "Stop Ebola" while attending the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying match in Abidjan. FREETOWN: Sierra Leone said yesterday it will confine people to their homes in a nationwide three-day shutdown later this month aimed at containing the Ebola epidemic threatening west Africa.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Sep 05, 2014


Africa in pictures: 29 August - 04 September 2014

Men from Botswana's Balete ethnic group take part in an initiation ceremony on Saturday in Ramotswa village, about 30km south-west of the capital, Gaborone. About 220 men took part in the biannual ceremony... This Israeli man is blowing a shofar, made from the horn of a Namibian antelope, at a shofar factory in Jerusalem on Wednesday.


Related Topix: World News, Botswana, Africa, Life, Holidays, Yom Kippur, South Africa, Arts, Ballet, Lesotho

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Business Insurance

Pirates hit petroleum products tanker near Ivory Coast

A maritime agency and a private security advisor have said that pirates attacked and robbed a tanker containing petroleum products near Ivory Coast's port of Abidjan, reported Reuters. The tanker was not damaged and no crew members were injured.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Hispanic Business

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Daily Kos

I'm Atheists' God

I'm an Atheist. When asked, I often answer jokingly that were atheists ranked, I would be their God... Is there something inhuman about me? See for yourself under the orange cloud.


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Marine News

Russia Says France's Halt to Supply Navy Ship No Tragedy

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday France's decision to suspend delivery of a helicopter carrier to Russia over the crisis in Ukraine would not hurt its military modernization and reform plans, Itar-Tass news agency reported.


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Insurance Journal West

Brokerslink Expands in Africa with New Operation in Ivory Coast

Independent insurance broker network Brokerslink announced that it has "continued its African regional expansion with the opening of a new operation in Abidjan, the primary economic center of Ivory Coast, by member Filhet-Allard Group."


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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Ivory Coast get go-ahead to host tie

Ivory Coast have been granted permission by their government to host their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Abidjan on Saturday as planned.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014


Ebola: Nations Cup: Cote 'd Ivoire risk disqualification

The Elephants of Cote 'd Ivoire will be disqualified from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations if they forfeit their qualifier against Sierra Leone because of fears over Ebola.


Related Topix: World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cote d'Ivoire: ICC Asks Abidjan to Boost its Bid to Try Ex-First Lady

The International Criminal Court on Thursday invited Cte d'Ivoire to file additional material in support of its request to try former First Lady Simone Gbagbo in a national court.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Laurent Gbagbo, Netherlands,