Mar 21, 2013 13:15 EDT
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo's party announced Thursday it would boycott the regional and local elections scheduled for April 21, saying the vote would not be fair.
Mar 20, 2013 13:45 EDT
US President Barack Obama has selected the Indiana University Hoosiers as his choice to win the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball tournament this year.
Mar 19, 2013 00:10 EDT
US President Barack Obama will welcome four African leaders to Washington this month, the White House said.
Mar 18, 2013 08:21 EDT
Salomon Kalou, Arouna Kona, Gervinho and Lacina Traore were on target at the weekend as Ivory Coast stars made their mark across Europe.
Mar 16, 2013 22:36 EDT
Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal have been transformed by their gallant Champions League exit to Bayern Munich, but warned they can't afford any slips in their challenge for a top-four finish.
Mar 16, 2013 16:25 EDT
Star striker Didier Drogba has been left out of the Ivory Coast squad for the March 23 World Cup qualifier against Gambia in Abidjan.
Mar 16, 2013 12:51 EDT
Shortly after his office announced the comments, made in a meeting with the Lebanese community in the Ivory Coast during an official visit, witnesses on Saturday reported a Syrian troop buildup along parts of the border with Lebanon.
Mar 15, 2013 14:14 EDT
England international Wilfried Zaha has admitted a Football Association charge of improper conduct after making a rude gesture to Leeds fans during Crystal Palace's Championship clash on Saturday.
Mar 15, 2013 09:31 EDT
France can earn due reward for all their hard work during the Six Nations by beating Scotland in their final game here at the Stade de France on Saturday French captain Thierry Dusautoir said Friday.
Mar 14, 2013 15:14 EDT
An armed gang attacked a village in strife-prone western Ivory Coast, leaving at least six people dead, including two soldiers, an army officer said Thursday.
Mar 14, 2013 09:22 EDT
At least six people, including two soldiers, were killed when an armed gang attacked a village in strife-prone western Ivory Coast, an officer of the Republican Army (FRCI) said Thursday.
Mar 11, 2013 12:45 EDT
Nigerian Innocent Emeghara scored one goal and created the other as Siena won 2-1 at Palermo in a weekend Serie A relegation clash.
Mar 10, 2013 16:39 EDT
England international Wilfried Zaha has apologised for a rude gesture he made towards Leeds supporters during Crystal Palace's 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park.
Mar 10, 2013 14:50 EDT
Bayern Munich finished the weekend 20 points clear in the Bundesliga and are now just three league wins from the title, while Eintracht Frankfurt stayed in the chasing pack after Sunday's draw at Hanover.
Mar 10, 2013 14:18 EDT
Bayern Munich finished the weekend 20 points clear in the Bundesliga and are now just three league wins from the title, while Eintracht Frankfurt stayed in the chasing pack after Sunday's draw at Hanover 96.
Mar 08, 2013 13:16 EST
France captain Thierry Dusautoir said he was hoping to leave the pitch after the Six Nations match with Ireland on Saturday with a smile on his face having recorded their first win of the tournament.
Mar 08, 2013 12:59 EST
Imports to meet Europe's ever-growing food demand require it using land beyond its borders roughly the size of Scandinavia, according to a new study that urges belt-tightening.
Mar 07, 2013 22:36 EST
Despite the echoes of a huge corruption scandal and Didier Drogba's short-lived stay, a sense of cautious optimism pervades long-suffering Chinese football as the new season starts this week.
Mar 05, 2013 14:41 EST
France must do whatever it takes to beat Ireland in their Six Nations clash in Dublin on Saturday and ease the pressure on them landing their first wooden spoon since 1957, captain Thierry Dusautoir has demanded.
Mar 04, 2013 17:33 EST
Five players from outside the United States have helped spark tiny Gonzaga University to the top of the US college basketball multi-million-dollar universe after a stunning 29-2 regular season.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
République de Côte d'Ivoire
|Motto: "Union - Discipline - Travail" "Unity, Discipline and Labour" (translation)|
|Vernacular languages||Dioula (Bambara)|
|-||Prime Minister||Guillaume Soro|
|-||Date||7 August 1960|
|-||Total||322,460 km2 (68th)|
124,502 sq mi
|-||2009 estimate||21,075,000 (141st)|
|GDP (PPP)||2008 estimate|
|GDP (nominal)||2008 estimate|
|Gini (2002)||44.6 (medium)|
|HDI (2007)||▲ 0.484 (low) (163rd)|
|Currency||West African CFA franc (|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
|-||Summer (DST)||not observed (UTC+0)|
|Drives on the||right|
|a Estimates for this country take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower population than would otherwise be expected.|