AFCON-2019: Algeria fans in Lyon celebrate beating Ivory Coast | AFP

Algerian football fans celebrate in Lyon after their team defeated the Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties in Suez and set up a semi-final showdown with Nigeria.

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AFCON ‘might be over for me’, says injured I. Coast captain | AFP

After leaving the pitch injured during Ivory Coast’s defeat to Morocco, Ivory Coast captain Serge Aurier says he fears the Africa Cup of Nations “might be over” for him. SOUNDBITE(REFILE WITH NAME OF JOURNALIST CORRECTED)

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Ghanaian cocoa producers delighted by new minimum price system | AFP

Ghanaian cocoa producers and chocolatiers are delighted by new government measures, established in conjunction with Ivory Coast, aiming to set a minimum price for cocoa on the international market.

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Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features | AFP

This week on Africa Weekly, we take you to Ghana, where the government’s announcement to set a minimum price for cocoa along with the Ivory Coast could mean a boost for the economy. And we travel to Kinshasa, which may well have the best claim on the world’s worst commute.

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Picasso in I.Coast? A village tells of its brush with the artist

“I’m sure! I tell you, he came. I saw him!” insists Soro Navaghi, keen to extinguish any doubts about Picasso’s visit to a small Ivorian village famed for its painted textiles. Whether in tourist brochures or online, it is not unusual to find references to Picasso’s reputed visit to Fakaha, a remote village in northern Ivory Coast, some 650 kilometres (400 miles) from Abidjan, the economic capital.

ICC orders conditional release of former I. Coast leader Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court orders the conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and his aide Charles Ble Goude after they were cleared last month on charges of crimes against humanity. Appeals judge Chile Eboe-Osuji said the court was “adding a set of conditions to the release” including that Gbagbo, 73, should live in an ICC member state pending a final prosecution appeal against his acquittal. SOUNDBITE from ICC Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji

ICC acquits former Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court acquits former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo of all charges of crimes against humanity over post-electoral violence in the West African nation, and orders his immediate release. SOUNDBITE from Cuno Tarfusser, presiding judge at the ICC

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Videographic on the International Criminal Court. The ICC on Tuesday acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo of all charges of crimes against humanity over post-electoral violence in the West African nation, and ordered his immediate release. VIDEOGRAPHICS

Holiday shoppers in Ivory Coast flock to second-hand toy stores

The sale of second-hand toys spreads across the Ivorian economic capital. In the working-class districts of Adjamé, Treichville, Yopougon, Abobo, as well as in the chic municipality of Cocody, parents flock to stalls and shops in search of good quality items at lower costs.