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News Ivory Coast » Yamoussoukro: Forgetting history, misreading immigration

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Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

In 1995 I was visiting the city of Yamoussoukro in the Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) in the aftermath of an opposition demonstration there. I was doing dissertation research in the country. On the street, I found a tear-gas canister labeled ...

News Ivory Coast » Yamoussoukro: Ivorian Former Defense Minister Convicted for Conspiracy

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Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The source added that his three co-defendants, including Colonel Paulin Katé Gnatoa, implicated in a failed military coup in 2012 against the president of the Ivory Coast, were sentenced to the same penalty. The prosecution initially required 20 years in ...

News Ivory Coast » Yamoussoukro: Ivory Coast Church to Tower Over St. Peter's

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Publication date: Sunday 18 December 1988

YAMOUSSOUKRO, Ivory Coast— Rising from the red earth and green vegetation of a former coconut plantation, the Greco-Roman outlines are taking shape here of what will be the largest Christian church in the world. An army of 1,500 artisans are working ...

News Ivory Coast » Yamoussoukro: Ivory Coast's penniless children try golf, game of the rich

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Publication date: Wednesday 23 November 2016

Yamoussoukro (Ivory Coast) (AFP) - Plucked out of poverty, 1,000 children in Ivory Coast are being given a unique chance to learn golf, and 10-year-old Jessica likes the idea. "I love golf and my dream is to become an international golfer and work for the ...

News Ivory Coast » Yamoussoukro: The crocodile feeder of Ivory Coast

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Publication date: Wednesday 12 September 2012

For visitors to Yamoussoukro, the official capital of Ivory Coast and the birth place of its first president, the crocodiles are a major attraction, especially at feeding time. For close to four decades Dicko Toki, originally from neighbouring Mali ...

News Ivory Coast » Yamoussoukro: UPDATE 1-BP and Kosmos partner on five Ivory Coast offshore oil blocks

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Publication date: uesday 19 December 2017

YAMOUSSOUKRO, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has awarded partners BP and Kosmos Energy five new offshore oil blocks under an agreement with state oil company Petroci, government spokesman Bruno Kone said on Wednesday. Petroci will maintain a 10 percent ...

News Ivory Coast » Yamoussoukro: France to Provide Help as Ivory Coast Battles Bloody Insurrection

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Publication date: Saturday 28 September 2002

YAMOUSSOUKRO, Ivory Coast – France pledged logistical help to its embattled former colony of Ivory Coast on Saturday, as rebels moved to secure their territory ahead of a showdown with government forces. The mutineers in the north spread out along the ...