Ivory Coast

Slave trade in Libya: outrage across Africa

Media reports about alleged migrant slave markets in Libya have resulted in strong reactions across the continent. African politicians demand an …

World News

Bitcoin Mining Now Consuming More Electricity Than 159 Countries Including Ireland & Most Countries In Africa

Rank<p>Country<p>Electricity Consumption in kWh/year<p>Bitcoin Mining Consumption Relative To Country's Use<p>1<p>China<p>5,920,000,000,000.00<p>0.49%<p>2<p>United …

Micronesia

Ivory Coast to repatriate migrants amid reports of slavery

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast has joined several of its West African neighbours in repatriating citizens from Libya amid reports of migrants being sold as …

West Africa

Migrants sold into slavery in Libya tell of 'total hell'

Survivors of slave auctions in Libya have described a "total hell" that they wouldn't wish on their "worst enemy" as global outrage grows over …

Africa

'The people have spoken,' says Zimbabwe's new leader

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe’s removal as president after nearly four decades in power.<p>Mnangagwa returned to the country earlier in the day, …

India News

BBC World Service - Africa Today, Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa Returns

The incoming leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, says his country is witnessing the start of a new democracy and promises to create jobs; and Ivory Coast repatriates migrants from Libya.

Emmerson Mnangagwa

Atlético Madrid - Roma Live Streaming and TV Listings, Live Scores, News, Videos - November 22, 2017 - UEFA Champions League

Atlético Madrid - Roma International Coverage<p>Verified International TV Listings by country for this match<p>Content disclaimer:<p>The published listings of …

Soccer

Why do some elections in Africa turn violent?

On Nov. 20, Kenya’s Supreme Court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s win in the repeat presidential election conducted Oct. 26, which opposition leader Raila Odinga boycotted. Kenya’s Supreme Court featured prominently in the 2017 elections, most notably by nullifying the earlier Aug. 8 election — a move that …

Africa

Ivorian migrants confirm existence of Libya's migrant slave markets

Ivorian migrants returning from Lybian detention centres have confirmed the sale of slaves in the North African country.<p>A total of 155 returned to Abidjan on Monday night, each with a tale to tell.<p>Trying to make their way to a new life in Europe, they were often abused by smugglers and blocked by …

Burkina Faso

In Cote D’Ivoire, A Jewish Community Is Born

The African nation of Cote D’Ivoire did not have a historic Jewish community. But now, the West African country, known by some as Ivory Coast, is …

Jewish Culture

Peace offering helps Morocco rally to reach World Cup

(Reuters) - A peace offering in an Amsterdam coffee shop proved a catalyst for Morocco’s late rally to success in the World Cup qualifiers and their first appearance at the finals in 20 years since the 1998 tournament in France.<p>Ivory Coast's head coach Herve Renard (C) of France celebrates with his …

FIFA

BC-Cash Prices, 1st Ld-Writethru,0342

Wholesale cash prices Wednesday<p>Wed. Tue.<p>F<p>Broilers national comp wtd av .8580 .8580<p>Eggs large white NY Doz. 1.84 1.81<p>Flour hard winter KC cwt 15.65 …

Business

Cote d'Ivoire:Ex-Elephants Captain Drogba Gets into Fashion

[Fratmat.info] After announcing his retirement for the year 2018, the Chelsea legend has unveiled his future plans.Drogba, in collaboration with his …

West Africa

Africans must move beyond being 'beggars of the world': Ghana president

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo speaks to the press after a meeting with his Ivory Coast counterpart at the presidential palace in Abidjan on May …

Africa

SOFTS-Cocoa climbs as grindings rise; arabica also advances

(Updates prices; adds comment, NEW YORK dateline)<p>NEW YORK/LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Cocoa prices rose on Tuesday, with an increase in grindings …

West Africa

Mugabe: The last of Africa's 'fathers of independence'

Robert Mugabe, who resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday, was the last living African head of state to have fought for his country's …

Africa

Africa: Warning Signs Flash As Governance Progress Slows

Cape Town — Forty of Africa's 55 nations have improved their standards of governance in the past decade, while only 12 have seen a decline. But the …

Africa

Manchester United stars head up the World Cup Absentee XI

1 GK - Jan Oblak (Slovenia)<p>The Slovenian shot-stopper has cemented his place among football’s elite since joining Atletico Madrid from Benfica three …

Soccer

Elephant advocates sue Trump administration on trophy hunting

An employee presents an elephant skull at the Musee des Civilisations de Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast Museum of Civilizations) in Abidjan on February …

Wildlife

UNICEF: Millions of children fare worse than parents

Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to …

World News

Diapers, potties and split pants: Understanding toilet training around the world may help parents relax

Are two-year-olds too young to start toilet training?<p>For many children, yes. Especially boys. At least, that’s what American pediatricians would …

Education

The long, strange journey of Martharlen Gaye

This is a story that spans five countries, 25 years and two religions.It begins during Liberia’s blood-drenched civil war, and though it is far from …

Canadian News

Jose Mourinho reveals why a fit Henrikh Mkhitaryan was left out of squad against Newcastle - Mirror Online

Jose Mourinho has revealed why Henrikh Mkhitaryan was missing from Manchester United's match day squad against Newcastle.<p>The Armenian's form has …

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

zChocolat: exquisite gift chocolates created in the French tradition

I was fortunate to discover <i>zChocolat</i> back in 2011, and happy to include it in volume I of Chocolatour: A Quest for the World’s Best Chocolate. I was …

France

Sport24.co.za | DRAW: 2018 AFCON groups

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship has been made with current champions, Cameroon, drawn in Group D.

Sport (South Africa)

Bailly ready to take out his frustrations

<b>Defender Eric Bailly is hoping to take his World Cup frustration out on Manchester United's Premier League opponents in the coming weeks.</b><p>The …

Soccer

FanView: World Cup Qualification Signals Changing of the International Football Landscape

So the World Cup qualifiers are over, and we now know the 32 teams who will compete for Football's biggest prize in Russia next summer.<p>Many of the …

FIFA

Africa's top shots: 10-16 November 2017

<b>A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.</b><p>There is disappointment in Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday as it narrowly missed out to France on hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023. South Africa had been expected to win the vote after an independent review recommended they stage …

Africa

Is Crystal Palace vs Everton on TV? Plus betting odds, referee details, team news and more

What time is kick off?<p>It's a traditional 3pm Saturday start at Selhurst Park. Old school.<p>Is it on TV?<p>No, unfortunately. So unless you have a ticket …

English Premier League

Benatia returns to Juve after qualifying glory - Juventus.com

Fresh off leading his native Morocco to the World Cup with a win over Ivory Coast, Medhi Benatia did not hide his satisfaction in speaking to …

Juventus