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Ivory Coast looks to solar vehicles to replace bush taxis

23 days ago
Hi-tech, cheap -- and quiet. The Ivorian resort of Jacqueville just outside Abidjan is betting on solar-powered three-wheelers as it looks to replace traditional but noisy and dirty bush taxis. "It's cheaper and relaxing!" says local…

African leaders who refused to stand down

1 year, 8 months ago
PARIS: Before Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who has disputed his rival Adama Barrow's election victory, many African heads of state have attempted, in some cases successfully, over the past few years to remain in power beyond their legal…

Al Qaeda gunmen kill 16 in Ivory Coast beach attack

2 years, 7 months ago
Gunmen from al Qaeda's North African branch killed 16 people, including four Europeans, at a beach resort town in Ivory Coast on Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly attacks that have confirmed the Islamists' growing reach in West…

COAS lauds commitment of Pakistani troops on UN missions

2 years, 10 months ago
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Friday visited Ivory Coast and spent the day with Pakistan Army troops deployed there under the United Nations (UN) flag, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Guinea qualifies, Nigeria out of Africa Cup

3 years, 10 months ago
ABUJA: Ebola-ravaged Guinea joined Ivory Coast, Mali, Ghana and DR Congo in qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday but defending champions Nigeria crashed out.

Angelina Jolie to direct ‘Africa’

4 years, 26 days ago
LOS ANGELES: Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa's elephants.