8 Year Old Boy from Ivory Coast Found in Suitcase at Spanish Border in Botched Smuggling Attempt


An 8-year-old boy from Ivory Coast was found locked up in a suitcase in a failed smuggling attempt into Spain. CNN reports that he was bundled up tightly in a fetal position, in a pink, medium-sized polyester suitcase, that also contained a few personal belongings. He was locked up in

Ivory Coast Bans Skin-Whitening Cream, Says It Causes Cancer, Diabetes


In what can be described as a very terrible news for those young women – and some men – planning to embrace the new trend of bleaching, as well as others already buried in it, the government of Ivory Coast has banned skin-whitening creams across the West African country. According to

Ivory Coast Jails Ex-first Lady 20 Years Over Election Violence


A court in Ivory Coast on Tuesday found former first lady Simone Gbagbo guilty of charges related to her role in a 2011 post-election crisis in which around 3,000 people were killed, sentencing her to 20 years in prison, her lawyer said. Gbagbo, who is also wanted by the International

Ivorien First Lady Sentenced to 20 Years For Post Election Violence

Former Ivorian First Lady Mrs Simone Gbagbo has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Ivorian court for organizing post election violence after her husband, Laurent Gbagbo lost out in the 2010 Presidential elections in Ivory Coast. In a unanimous judgement today March 10th, the court said Mrs Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s ‘Iron Lady’ Gbagbo jailed for 20 years

Simone Gbagbo: Ivory Coast’s ‘Iron Lady’ jailed for 20 years A court in Ivory Coast on Tuesday sentenced former first lady Simone Gbagbo to a 20-year prison term on charges of “undermining state security” during post-election violence in 2010-2011 that left nearly 3,000 dead.

VMK Opens Shop in Abidjan

VMK announced opening its first VMK store in Abidjan on Thursday 19 2015, with plans to expand to five countries by the end of the year.

Wilfred Bony Trains With His Manchester City Teammates For The First Time


Africa Cup Of Nations winner, Wilfried Bony has trained with his new Manchester City team-mates for the very first time today Bony joined Manchester City for a fee of around £28m Swansea during the transfer window before heading back to Equatorial Guinea for the Nations cup

So Inspiring! Ivory Coast Wins First Africa Cup of Nations Title in 23 Years


Even when the goal you hope to achieve seems like a daunting task, you must never lose faith. Keep your eyes on the prize, and victory is certain – Ivory Coast’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) win exemplifies this viewpoint. The Ivory Coast football team, Les Éléphants, won the 2015

Ivory Coast defeats Ghana to win 1st Africa Cup of Nations since 1992!


Ivory Coast defeated Ghana to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), in a penalty shootout, beating Ghana 9-8 on penalties. after neither team could score a goal throughout the match. This victory for Ivory Coast is a special and dramatic one as it represents the team’s first Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2015: Ivory Coast Coach Confident Of Final Win

The head coach of Ivory Coast, Herve Renard has revealed he is confident of his side’s ability to overcome Ghana in tomorrow’s AFCON final. “Today I’m feeling every day the same way and same team spirit that we had with Zambia in 2012.

AFCON 2015: Yaya Toure leads Ivory Coast into final

Ivory Coast will now wait to face whoever emerges winner in the Thursday’s other semifinal game between Ghana and hosts Equatorial Guinea The post AFCON 2015: Yaya Toure leads Ivory Coast into final appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.