Posts Tagged ‘Ivory Coast’

Breaking: Ivory Coast PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly Dies, Aged 61

Ivory Coast Presidency has today announced the death of the West African country’s Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who was the ruling party’s candidate for October’s presidential election. Coulibaly is said to have died on Wednesday, aged 61. “I am deeply saddened to announce that Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the head of government, left […]

#COVID19: International Flights To Resume In Ivory Coast By July 1 

Ivory Coast said Thursday it would resume international flights from July 1 after almost three months of being grounded due to the coronavirus pandemic. Domestic flights will resume in Ivory Coast on June 26, while land and sea borders will remain closed until at least July 15, Health Minister Eugene Aka Aoule said at a […]

The desire to play in the World Cup necessitated my Cote d’Ivoire switch – Zaha

Crystal Palace winger Wil­fried Zaha’s desire to play in a World Cup was cen­tral in his decision to switch in­ternational allegiance to the Ivo­ry Coast. Zaha said he was “playing well enough to be in and around the England squad” and that the lack of recognition had con­vinced him to instead represent the country of […]

The promise of Africa’s biggest economy has turned to peril – Bloomberg

Companies drawn to Nigeria by the prospect of a population bigger than Germany and Turkey’s combined are retreating; those staying have publicly criticized the president, a military strongman in the 1980s who came back to power via an election last year; and foreign investors are pulling their money out. The corporate tribulations that began with […]

CAN Kicks As Nigeria Plans To Join Muslim War Alliance

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has protested the attempt by the Buhari led Federal Government to covertly enlist Nigeria among Muslim Nations to fight ISIS.  Saudi Arabia was building a coalition of 34 Muslim/Arab countries to fight ISIS and Nigeria was named among the 34. General Secretary of CAN, Rev. Musa Asake, in a statement said: “This […]