Ivory Coast

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Outrage after Ivory Coast TV presenter asks guest to simulate rape
Host Yves de Mbella, who has been suspended, apologises for shocking viewers while ‘trying to raise awareness’

Guardian staff with agencies

01, Sep, 2021 @1:09 AM

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Night of the Kings review – Ivory Coast prison drama escapes into magical realism
This imaginative and unique Ivorian tale blends modern-day thriller dynamics with older storytelling traditions

Steve Rose

20, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Burkina Faso ex-president Compaoré to face trial over Thomas Sankara murder
Exile is to be tried in absentia alongside 13 others for complicity in murder

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

13, Apr, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Mars, Nestlé and Hershey to face child slavery lawsuit in US
Chocolate companies are among the defendants named in a lawsuit brought by former child workers in Ivory Coast

Oliver Balch

12, Feb, 2021 @10:31 PM

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'What a spectacle!': US adversaries revel in post-election chaos
From Iran to Venezuela to Russia, once-chided national leaders enjoy the sight of US democracy in action

Andrew Roth in Moscow and Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

06, Nov, 2020 @2:33 PM

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Ivory Coast president wins third term after opposition boycotts ‘sham’ election
Rivals condemned Alassane Ouattara’s bid as illegal and urged supporters to stay home

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

03, Nov, 2020 @12:13 PM

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Chocolate industry slammed for failure to crack down on child labour
Children as young as five still exposed to hazardous work in countries including Ghana and Ivory Coast, report reveals

Oliver Balch

20, Oct, 2020 @12:42 PM

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Joana Choumali: 'I set my imagination free on the photographs'
The prize-winning Ivorian photographer captures the energy of dawn in images shot in African cities then embroidered

Sean O’Hagan

10, Oct, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Will Ivory Coast's 'president for life' unleash chaos?
Alassane Ouattara has outstayed his welcome. His attempt to cling on for a third term could make parts of the country ungovernable

Vava Tampa

20, Aug, 2020 @6:15 AM

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Have a heart, KitKat, don't break with Fairtrade
Nestlé is big in York, but the city is fighting the brand’s decision to make life harder for African cocoa farmers

Tim Adams

05, Jul, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Football pitch-sized area of tropical rainforest lost every six seconds
Report also warns Australia will experience more extreme fire seasons due to climate crisis

Adam Morton

02, Jun, 2020 @4:00 AM

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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence
Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for change

Olivia Snaije

14, May, 2020 @9:59 AM

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