Tag: Ivory Coast

Jihadis expand control to new Burkina Faso fronts

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BANFORA, Burkina Faso — Florent Coulibaly, a soldier in Burkina Faso’s army, says he hasn't been sleeping well for the past few months as...

Germany cuts short Olympic warmup with allegations of racism

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WAKAYAMA, Japan — Germany’s Olympic soccer team walked off the field during a preparation match for the Tokyo Games on Saturday in response to...

Veteran Alves but no Neymar as Brazil eyes soccer gold again

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Brazil winning gold lifted the footballing mood of the nation two years after a humiliating, 7-1 loss to Germany at the...

Tunisian navy rescues 178 migrants, recovers 2 bodies

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TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian naval forces recovered two bodies and picked up 178 migrants from the Mediterranean on Sunday after the boats transporting them...

Ivory Coast court sentences former PM to life in prison

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — An Ivory Coast court has sentenced prominent opposition figure and former prime minister Guillaume Soro to life in prison for...

Ivory Coast’s former president Gbagbo attends Mass in public

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has made one of his first public appearances since returning home after nearly a...

Ex-Ivory Coast leader at Belgian airport, likely headed home

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BRUSSELS — The former president of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, checked in at Belgium’s main airport on Thursday, his lawyer said, ready to...

Ivory Coast’s ex-president to return 10 years after arrest

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Laurent Gbagbo's refusal to accept defeat in Ivory Coast's 2010 presidential election sparked months of violence that killed at least...

US women to face Sweden in group stage in Olympic soccer

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ZURICH — The United States will open the women’s Olympic soccer tournament on July 21 against Sweden, the team that beat the World Cup...

African qualifier re-scheduled after COVID-19 test dispute

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CAIRO — An African Cup of Nations qualifying match between Sierra Leone and Benin has been postponed until June, the Confederation of African Football...