Is your chocolate craving destroying forests in West Africa?

Sep 15, 2017

Is your chocolate craving destroying forests in West Africa?

Your afternoon chocolate craving may be fueling climate change, destroying protected forests and threatening elephants, chimpanzees and hippos in West Africa, research suggests. Well-known brands, such as Mars and Nestle, are buying through global traders cocoa that is grown illegally in dwindling national parks and ...

Sep 4, 2017

96 inmates make mad dash in Cote d'Ivoire prison break

Almost 100 inmates escaped from a prison in Cote d'Ivoire on Sunday, the latest in a string of jail breaks in the West African country, officials said. According to a local judicial source, the men who escaped in the central town of Katiola were followers ...

Cote d'Ivoire's Tiote dies after collapsing at practice in China

Jun 6, 2017

Cote d'Ivoire's Tiote dies after collapsing at practice in China

Cote d'Ivoire international Cheick Tiote "suddenly fainted" at training and died later in the hospital, his Chinese club said on Tuesday, as tributes flooded in for the player. Tiote, 30, who had only moved to China in February from England's Newcastle United, collapsed at training ...

Extremists kill 14 civilians, two special forces in Cote d'Ivoire

Mar 14, 2016

Extremists kill 14 civilians, two special forces in Cote d'Ivoire

Armed men attacked an Cote d'Ivoire beach resort Sunday, killing at least 16 people and sending tourists fleeing through the historic town of Grand-Bassam in an attack claimed by al-Qaida's North Africa branch. Bloody bodies were sprawled on the beach and witnesses described horrific scenes ...

Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Drogba

Jul 28, 2015

Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Drogba

The Montreal Impact added an established scoring presence when they traded for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on Monday. Drogba moves to North America following his second spell at Chelsea, where he won the league title last season. The 37-year-old Cote d'Ivoire forward signed with ...

Germany scores 10 goals in rout

/ Jun 8, 2015

Germany scores 10 goals in rout

Celia Sasic scored the fastest hat trick in Women’s World Cup history and Anja Mittag also scored three goals to spark top-ranked Germany to a 10-0 victory over Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday in a Group B match — the second-most lopsided win in event ...