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Tunisia's govt mulls major revamp

2011-01-25 07:58

Tunisia is bracing for a major cabinet shake-up following days of protests to topple the interim government, in charge after a mass uprising ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Ouattara claims Ivorian presidential win

2010-12-03 22:45

Ivory Coast opposition leader Alassane Ouattara has declared himself the country's president, defying a court proclamation that Laurent Gbagbo had won.

Cocoa prices surge on uncertainty

2010-12-03 18:03

The price of cocoa has rocketed as traders fret over the impact of a disputed presidential election in top global producer Ivory Coast.

Kids exploited for chocolate

2010-10-08 18:26

A report says West Africa's cocoa industry is still trafficking children and using child labour despite nearly a decade of efforts to stop these practices.

World Cup gets African village

2010-06-08 12:55

An African village will be set up in Kensington, Johannesburg during the Soccer World Cup tournament, say organisers.


Kolo wants Bafana scalp

2011-11-11 19:39

Ivory Coast star Kolo Toure has said that a historic first win over Bafana would boost his team's Cup of Nations preparation.

I Coast economy suffers

2010-12-12 14:41

Ivory Coast's political crisis has spread to its ports and markets, with food prices rising sharply and shipments of its prized cocoa beans slashed by half.

Gbagbo declared Ivorian poll victor

2010-12-03 19:28

Ivory Coast's Constitutional Council has declared incumbent Laurent Gbagbo the winner of the presidential election, overturning provisional results.

Ivory Coast fears new violence

2010-11-30 15:41

Fears of renewed violence are overshadowing results from Ivory Coast's landmark leadership election amid threats of votes being annulled.

Looking into the crystal ball

2010-06-11 09:36

Underestimating the underdogs and inflated egos could cost England, France and Mexico dearly at the 2010 World Cup, says a psychic.

Ivory Coast Team Fact Box

2010-05-11 13:52

Everything you need to know about Ivory Coast: their road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, squad members, key players and tournament prospects.

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