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Shock and uncertainty after death of Ivory Coast PM Bakayoko

Mar 11 2021

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast faced shock and uncertainty on Thursday following the death of Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko, the West African nation's second premier to die in office in less than eight months. | Video

Ivory Coast becomes second country to receive COVAX vaccines

Feb 26 2021

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast received a shipment of COVID-19 doses from the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility on Friday, becoming the second country to benefit from a programme meant to ensure fairer distribution amid a global scramble.

Pandemic spurs Africa's mobile telcos to ramp up banking bid

Sep 29 2020

JOHANNESBURG/ABIDJAN When COVID-19 hit Ivory Coast, Bonaventure Kra, who works at an import-export business, began to worry. Handling hard cash all day was a risk. Queuing in crowded bank branches exposed him to infection.

Ivory Coast clears homes around airport after child stowaway's death

Jan 20 2020

ABIDJAN Authorities in Ivory Coast have evicted tens of thousands of people living near the country's main airport in response to the death of a 14-year-old boy in the undercarriage of a plane earlier this month. | Video

Ivory Coast artist makes sculptures from her own hair

Jun 07 2018

ABIDJAN, June 6 - There's almost no image Ivorian artist Laetitia Ky can't sculpt from her own hair. Depending on her mood, she can shape her thick black tresses into light bulbs, trees, trumpets, bicycles or cupcakes. | Video

Hunger brings death to Congo's Kasai after guns fall silent

Mar 21 2018

MWENE DITU, Democratic Republic of Congo, March 21 The guns have fallen silent in the Congolese town of Mwene Ditu, but each day starving children arrive at the small hospital there battling for their lives. | Video

Guinea colonel accused of trafficking as police seize his 'private zoos'

Apr 15 2017

KINDIA, Guinea, - Police in Guinea have arrested an army colonel on suspicion of animal trafficking and seized a menagerie of animals from two properties he owns that they described as private zoos, a senior officer said on Saturday.

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

Aug 26 2014

FREETOWN/KINSHASA The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst-ever outbreak of the disease.

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

Aug 26 2014

FREETOWN/KINSHASA The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst ever outbreak of the disease.

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

Aug 26 2014

FREETOWN/KINSHASA The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst ever outbreak of the disease.

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