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By Tajuddin
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations closed its peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast on Friday after 13 years during which it ushered the West African nation through a political crisis to elections and played a decisive role in the 2011 civil war. Despite a rapid pos...
By Tajuddin
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A ceremony was held Friday in Cote d’Ivoire to officially mark the initiation of electricity generation at Soubre hydroelectric power station, which was built by a Chinese company. Launched in February 2013, the project started generating elec...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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New York (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday announced the appointment of Hubert Price, a retired lieutenant colonel from the United States Armed Forces, as head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS). “Mr. Price brings to this new position...
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Apr 25th, 2016
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Abidjan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The famous Congolese music star Papa Wemba died Sunday after collapsing on stage during a concert in Cote d’Ivoire, an official said. Congo’s cultural minister Baudouin Banza Mukalay confirmed Wemba’s death, calling it “a great loss for C...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 30th, 2015
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Burkina Faso’s new President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Tuesday urged presidents of African states present at his inauguration ceremony in Ouagadougou to form “a united front” against terrorism. “We should harmonize o...
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Feb 5th, 2015
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Malabo , Equatorial Guinea ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Herve Renard’s Ivory Coast lived up to their billing as tournament favourites by securing a spot in the Africa Cup of Nations final with a 3-1 win over Democratic Republic of Congo at a sparsely populated Estadio de Bata. Ivory Coast ...
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Nov 20th, 2014
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Monastir, Tunisia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Stephen Keshi’s Nigeria side, defending champion after its success in South Africa last year, failed to win any of its opening three Group A matches but gave itself hope of a great escape by beating Sudan and Congo. Those wins meant it was sec...