Africa: Ivory Coast

Aggreko Extends 200 Mw Ivory Coast Power Project

Monday, January 26, 2015 ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, January 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Aggreko (http://www.africa.aggreko.com), the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services, has announced a three year contract extension to its 200 MW gas-fired power project in Ivory C ...
Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure (C) fends off Mali midfielder Seydou Keita (R) during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group D match in Malabo on January 24, 2015.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP)

Renard toils to get best out of Toure and Ivory Coast

Sunday, January 25, 2015 Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - An inability to get the best out of Yaya Toure has contributed to leaving the Africa Cup of Nations hopes of Herve Renard's Ivory Coast in the balance with one crucial group game to come. The Elephants have twice had to come from behind to draw matches in Equato ...

Mali's national football team forward Bakary Sako (L) vies with Ivory Coast's Tiemoko Ismael Diomande during their 2015 African Cup of Nations group D football match in Malabo on January 24, 2015.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP)

Gradel strikes late to earn Ivory Coast draw

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - Substitute Max-Alain Gradel's late equaliser earned a disjointed Ivory Coast side a 1-1 draw against Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday as the Elephants kept alive their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals. It looked as if Bakary Sako's superb sevent ...
Gervinho reacts after being sent off during the African Cup of Nations match between Ivory Coast and Guinea in Malabo on January 20, 2015.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP)

Ivory Coast left to count cost of Cup of Nations opener

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - The Ivory Coast could be left counting the cost of the opening day of their Africa Cup of Nations campaign after standout performer Gervinho was sent off as the Elephants only managed a 1-1 draw with Guinea. Gervinho had the Ivorians' best chances in the first h ...
Ivory Coast's supporters cheer ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations football match between Ivory Coast and Guinea in Malabo on January 20, 2015.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP)

Doumbia goal secures draw for 10-man Ivory Coast

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - Substitute Seydou Doumbia rescued a point for 10-man Ivory Coast as the Elephants drew 1-1 with Guinea in their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations in Malabo on Tuesday. CSKA Moscow forward Doumbia finished low into the bottom left-hand corner of the net a ...
Ivory Coast's national football team players take part in a training session as part of their preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations in Malabo on January 18, 2015.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP)

Ivory Coast, Cameroon begin Africa Cup of Nations bids

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - The Ivory Coast begin their latest bid for Africa Cup of Nations glory on Tuesday when they take on west African neighbours Guinea in Group D in Malabo before Cameroon and Mali clash. The Elephants have not won the continental title since 1992, although they hav ...
Ivorian skipper Yaya Toure speaks after receiving the CAF African Footballer of the Year Award in Lagos on January 8, 2015.  By Pius Utomi Ekpei (AFP/File)

Toure relishing responsibility as Ivory Coast skipper

Monday, January 19, 2015 Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - Ivory Coast captain Yaya Toure, the reigning African footballer of the year, admits he is enjoying the responsibility that comes with leading the Elephants' new generation into this year's Africa Cup of Nations. Shorn of the great Didier Drogba after his retirem ...
Wilfried Bony plays for Swansea against Liverpool at Anfield on December 29, 2014.  By Paul Ellis (AFP)

Man City sign Swansea's Ivory Coast striker Bony

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 London (AFP) - Manchester City on Wednesday confirmed the signing of striker Wilfried Bony on a four-and-a-half-year deal from Swansea. City have completed the signing of Wilfried Bony from Swansea City, the English champions announced on their website. The 26-year-old striker has agreed te ...
Wilfried Bony plays for Swansea against Liverpool at Anfield on December 29, 2014.  By Paul Ellis (AFP)

Swansea's Bony signs for Manchester City, says I.Coast Federation

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 London (AFP) - Swansea striker Wilfried Bony on Wednesday signed for English Premier League champions Manchester City, the Ivory Coast football federation announced. The fee is believed to be about 28 million pounds ($42 million, 36 million euros). The attacker Wilfried Bony has just signed f ...
Simone Gbagbo (L), Ivory Coast's former first lady, sits next to former Ivorian Prime Minister Gilbert Ake N'Gbo in the dock at the Court of Justice in Abidjan on December 26, 2014 for the start of their trial.  By Sia Kambou (AFP/File)

Simone Gbagbo: 'Iron Lady' of Ivory Coast

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 ABIDJAN (AFP) - Ivory Coast's Iron Lady Simone Gbagbo, whose trial resumed Tuesday, basked in her role as the power behind the throne during her husband Laurent Gbagbo's regime, but to foes she was a pitiless killer. Simone is wanted for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Cou ...
An accused man answers questions on January 6, 2015 in Abidjan during his hearing as part of the trial of Ivory Coast's former first lady and 82 others for

First defendants called in Simone Gbagbo trial in Ivory Coast

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 Abidjan (AFP) - The first defendants in the trial of Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo and 82 others accused of fomenting deadly post-electoral violence were on Tuesday called to the stand. Six of the accused were summoned following a recess in the trial, which began on December 26 in ...
Simone Gbagbo, the wife of Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo, after her arrest along her husband by Ivory Coast leader Alassane Ouattara's forces, April 11, 2011.  By Aristide Bodegla (AFP)

Ivory Coast's ex 'Iron Lady', Simone Gbagbo, on trial

Friday, December 26, 2014 Abidjan (AFP) - Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo went on trial Friday for attempting to undermine the security of the state in events leading to a bloody 2010-2011 crisis that left thousands dead. Gbagbo, who has been held for three years and is also wanted by an international cour ...
Simone Gbagbo, the wife of Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo, after her arrest along her husband by Ivory Coast leader Alassane Ouattara's forces, April 11, 2011.  By Aristide Bodegla (AFP)

I.Coast trial opens against former first lady Simone Gbagbo

Friday, December 26, 2014 Abidjan (AFP) - Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo went on trial Friday for attempting to undermine the security of the state in events leading to a bloody 2010-2011 crisis that left thousands dead. Gbagbo, who has been held for three years and is also wanted by an international cour ...
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