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Yaya Toure lifted the Africa Cup of Nations trophy for Cote D'Ivoire in Equatorial Guinea in 2015.
07/02/2016 - football

Democratic Republic of Congo claim 2016 African Nations Championship

Meshack Elia bagged a brace as Democratic Republic of Congo swept past Mali 3-0 on Sunday to win the African Nations Championship.
Laurent Gbagbo arrives at the ICC on Thursday
01/02/2016 - COTE D'IVOIRE - FRANCE - ICC

Gbagbo accuses France of helping Ouattara topple him by force at ICC trial

Lawyers for deposed Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo accused current President Alassane Ouattara of seizing power by force with the help of France,

Former Cote d'Ivoire's President Laurent Gbagbo attends his trial in The Hague on 28 January, 2016
28/01/2016 - Cote d'Ivoire

Gbagbo pleads not guilty

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo pleaded "not guilty" to four charges of crimes against humanity on Thursday.
Didier Drogba (left) celebrates a Chelsea goal with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovic.
25/12/2015 - football

Montral Impact tussle with Chelsea over Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba, one of Africa's most distinguished sportsmen, is at the centre of a tug of war between the English Premier League champions Chelsea and the US Major League soccer franchise Montreal ...
A helmet is on display during the exhibition 'Senufo - The Art and Identity in West Africa' at the Musee Fabre in Montpellier, France on November 27, 2015.
06/12/2015 - France-Africa

Senufo African art that inspired Picasso comes to France

It inspired visionary artists like Pablo Picasso and Fernand Léger, now Senufo art comes to France.
Presidential candidate Roch Marc Kabore (c) votes during the presidential and legislative election at a polling station in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, November 29, 2015.
01/12/2015 - Burkina Faso-Cote d'Ivoire

Phone scandal overshadows victory of Burkina Faso's new President

After months of political turmoil, Burkina Faso elected former prime minister Roch Marc Christian Kaboré as its new president on Tuesday.

African press review 12 November 2015

Nigeria's cabinet finally revealed with some surprises, the migrant crisis issue in Malta as EU and African leaders meet, and South Africa's latest corruption scandal are in today's African ...
30/10/2015 - football

USM Alger take on Mazembe in African Champions League final

Star studded TP Mazembe are seeking their fifth African Champions League crown. USM Alger are the underdogs in the encounter which will unfold over two legs in Algiers and Lubumbashi.


French press review 28 October 2015

Franco-German summit delivers a package for young Franco-German entrepreneurs working on the digital transformation of Europe; Alassane Ouattara to face a divided country despite his landslide ...

French press review 26 October 2015

Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara is poised for re-election as divided voters yearn for peace; Congo's long-serving leader shuts country down in stand off over third term; France marks 10 years ...