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China gets global commendation on ivory ban results

China's efforts to ban ivory trade have received worldwide acclaim as the effects of its strict measures are starting to be felt. A nationwide prohibition...

Zimbabwean arrested in Botswana for possession of ivory

A 36-year-old Zimbabwean national was arrested in Botswana for possession of two elephant tusks, police told Xinhua on Sunday. In an interview with Xinhua on...
China has started to destroy seized ivory in public

Uganda hunts for suspects over smuggling of ivory, pangolin scales

Uganda's tax body on Friday said its hunting for suspects over smuggling of ivory and pangolin scales, worth about 3.5 million U.S. dollars. ...

Heavy Shooting Reported in the City of Abidjan and Bouaké

Heavy gunfire has erupted in Ivory Coast’s two biggest cities, as a mutiny in the army enters its fourth day. The mutineers blocked roads outside...

Angry Soldiers Block Off Ivory Coast City of Bouaké

Angry soldiers have blocked off access to Bouaké, the second largest city in the Ivory Coast, as a revolt over a pay dispute continues. One...

Laurent Gbagbo’s Wife Simone Found Not Guilty of Humanity Crimes

A court in Ivory Coast has acquitted the country’s former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, of crimes against humanity.The charges related to the violence that...

SIC Yet to Settle Ivory Finance Full Debt – Adu Sarkodie

Non-bank financial institution, Ivory Finance, has dismissed reports that it has been paid in full, the 91 million cedis owed it by insurance firm...

Ghana Urge ITLOS Not to be Moved By Ivory Coast’s Argument

Ghana has called on the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), not to be swayed by Ivory Coast’s argument in the...

Ivory Coast Debunks Having Any Agreement With Ghana Over Boundary

Ivory Coast has denied concluding an agreement with Ghana on its maritime boundary.Ghana earlier argued that both countries share a long-standing agreement on its...

Ghana, Ivory Coast Border Dispute Public Hearing Commences

The public hearing in the dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean (Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire) opened...

Ivory Coast Dispatched From AFCON 2017 Tournament By Morocco

Defending champions the Ivory Coast were sent packing from the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday after losing 1-0 to a Morocco side coached...

AFCON 2017: Morocco Urshers Out Ivory Coast

Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals and knock out the champions. Rachid Alioui scored with a terrific shot...

Ivory Coast Unrest: Army and State Reach An Agreement

Ivory Coast’s government has struck an agreement with mutinous soldiers, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire. Shots were heard in the second-largest city, Bouake,...

2017 AFCON Friendly: Ivory Coast Clips Uganda 3-0

Ghana’s opponent Uganda lost to Ivory Coast 3-0 as they prepare for 2017 African Cup of Nations on Thursday. Uganda held their opponents till the 51st...

2017 AFCON : Uganda Meets Ivory Coast Today

Uganda Cranes are expected to test the strategy they intent to use at the Africa Cup of Nations when they play African champions Cote...

Ivory Coast Peaceful Again After Soldiers’ Revolt

A rebellion in Ivory Coast over soldiers’ pay appears to have passed. Residents and correspondents in the second city, Bouake, described calm on the streets...

Soldiers Free Ivorian Defence Minister At Last

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast have released the country’s defence minister after detaining him for two hours in a standoff over pay. Alain Richard Donwahi...

Ivory Coast: Soldiers Revolt Over Salary Increment

Soldiers launched mutinies in three cities across Ivory Coast on Friday, authorities said, demanding higher pay and bringing the threat of unrest back to...

Power Ministry: Ivorian Letter on Power Deal is Fake

The Power Ministry says a letter purported to have come from the Ivorian government announcing the termination of a power deal with Ghana is...

Ivory Coast: importation and sale of alcohol sachets banned

Ivory Coast's government has banned the production, importation and sale of alcohol in sachets on health grounds. The small plastic bags, containing rum,...

Ivory Coast Is Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy

This prosperous West African country is Africa's fastest growing economy in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The country's phenomenal growth...
Photo taken on April 30, 2016 shows the site of a historic torching of ivory and rhino horns at Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya. [Photo/Xinhua]

Interpol To Arrest Two Tanzanians For Ivory Trade

The brothers -- Samuel Jefwa and Nicholas Jefwa -- have "involvement in possession and dealing in ivory" and are believed to be hiding in...
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Ivory Coast: Thousands of cocoa farmers removed From Their Farms

Before the morning mists had broken over Ivory Coast's Mont Peko National Park, thousands of newly homeless cocoa farmers and their families began to...

U-17 Final Qualifier: Ghana Meets Ivory Coast Sept. 16

Ghana‘s U-17 will engage neighbors from Cote d’ Ivoire in the final qualifier on September 16 at the Cape Coast Stadium. The Black...

FIFA Ranking: Ghana Displaces Ivory Coast

Ghana has moved one place up to the 35th position ahead of Ivory Coast to become Africa's second best side in the latest...
Tourists observe elephants in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

High ivory demand in China major cause of elephants poaching in Africa

In an interview with News Ghana from Arusha in Tanzania, Brown expressed growing concern about poaching of elephants on the continent. In 1982, scientists estimated...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

25,000 elephants killed annually for ivory – Scientists

The impact of the poaching crisis is said to have far-reaching consequences including reduced income from tourism and increased crime rates to degraded ecosystems. The...

Ivory Coast sets a double target for oil and gas supply by 2020

While it has developed natural gas deposits for domestic consumption, French-speaking West Africa's largest economy has ignored its energy sector for decades as the...

Born Free Foundation Applauds Kenya Decision To Destroy Ivory

In a bold statement to the world, a veritable mountain of elephant ivory and rhino horn, together with seized wildlife skins, trophies, and rare...

Over 120 Tonnes Of Ivory To Be Buried In Kenya

The country is scheduled to burn its last stockpiles of ivory weighing over 120 tonnes in the ceremony due on April 29 and 30...