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Wafu B Tournament - Golden Eaglets Lose Final Match Against Cote d'Ivoire

[Premium Times] Substitute striker Ahmed Abdullahi scored twice for the Eaglets. (AllAfrica)

Armed Forces of Liberia Patrols Liberia's Borders - Joins Forces With Neighboring Countries to Ensure Border Safety

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Armed Forces of Liberia is continuing its patrol along the Liberian borders with Guinea, Ivory Coast, and Sierra Leone as part of its statutory mandate in protecting the territorial limit of the country. (AllAfrica)

Africa Elections 2021 - All the Upcoming Votes

[African Arguments] A regularly updated list of the upcoming elections in Africa in 2021. (AllAfrica)

AU's Peace and Security Council Played 'Marginal Role' in 2020 Crises

[ISS] The African Union Peace and Security Council's (PSC) response to emerging crises in 2020 was marginal. This is primarily because the AU's ability to intervene in crises is restricted by its principles of national sovereignty (non-interference) and subsidiarity. This despite the principle of non-indifference set out in Article (4h) of the Constitutive Act. (AllAfrica)

From Abidjan to Jakarta, How the City is Reinventing What We Eat

[The Conversation Africa] From junk food to McDonaldization of society, the most derogatory remarks about what we eat are often linked with the urban space. For better or worse, cities are seen as the ultimate crossroads of food, nutritional and epidemiological transitions. (AllAfrica)

High Stakes, Tensions in Presidential Election

[African Arguments] Political leaders are unlikely to resolve rising tensions. To ensure stability, the electoral commission and regional bodies must intervene. (AllAfrica)

French Ambassador Recalled Over Sexual Harassment Allegations - Report

[RFI] According to the French investigative newspaper Mediapart, the French ambassador to Cote d'Ivoire, Gilles Huberson, is the target of an investigation by the foreign affairs ministry into allegations of sexual violence and sexual harassment spanning a number of countries. (AllAfrica)

Presidential Election - Four Candidates On the Starting Block

[Cameroon Tribune] Incumbent Alassane Ouattara, former President Henri Konan Bedie, Gbagbo's former Prime Minister Pascal Affi N'Guessan and Kouadio Konan Bertin, retained for the October 31 race. (AllAfrica)

Court Clears Ouattara's Third-Term Bid, Gbagbo Disqualified

[DW] The Ivory Coast Constitutional Council has approved President Alassane Ouattara's bid for a third term in office amid fresh violence. Vehicles were reportedly set alight by protesters in several cities. (AllAfrica)

Côte d'Ivoire Court Clears President's Contentious Third-Term Bid

[RFI] Côte d'Ivoire's top court has cleared the way for President Alassane Ouattara to seek a controversial third term, sparking violent protest in several cities. The constitutional council also barred former president Laurent Gbagbo and ex-prime minister Guillaume Soro from standing in next month's election. (AllAfrica)

The Long Path to a Green Future

[Africa In Fact] African economies looking for a sustainable industrialisation model find themselves at a crossroads with little time to decide the way forward (AllAfrica)

Côte D'ivoire and the 'Third-Term' Virus

[ISS] If the AU and ECOWAS reject coups as unconstitutional changes of government, shouldn't the same apply to third terms? (AllAfrica)

A Warning for Nigeria and West Africa to Heed Popular Aspirations

[allAfrica] Abuja -- Prominent Nigerian physician, politician and strategist Bukola Saraki argues that while the removal of the government of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali is a setback to democracy, it should serve as a warning to regional leaders that the demands of their populations for honest elections and for governments that fight corruption and poverty cannot be ignored. (AllAfrica)

President Ouattara's Third Term Bid Faces Legal Challenge

[RFI] The deadline for submitting applications in Côte d'Ivoire's October presidential election expires Monday at midnight, with 36 bids officially confirmed. Opponents have challenged the legality of President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run again. (AllAfrica)

Super Eagles to Play Friendlies Against Côte d'Ivoire, Tunisia

[This Day] For the first time in almost a year, Super Eagles will be in action as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday announced two friendly encounters slated for October. (AllAfrica)

Alassane Ouattara's Third-Term Bid Reignites Violence

[DW] Several people have been killed in Ivory Coast following protests against President Alassane Ouattara's third term bid. His rival, former President Laurent Gbagbo, might be preparing for a return. (AllAfrica)

Mali Vs. Ivory Coast - A Double Standard by ECOWAS

[FrontPageAfrica] AFRICA'S PROBLEMS HAVE often derived from two consequential narratives: Rulers hanging on to power beyond their term of office or changing the rules to keep them in power and army takeovers and rebel rebellions that have led to years of turmoil and brutal dictatorships. (AllAfrica)

High-Level Peacebuilding Delegation To Tour Three Countries

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia -A High Level delegation from the UN Peace-Building Commission (PBC) arrives in Liberia Tuesday, October 5t on a Joint peace building mission in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire. (AllAfrica)

Defense Lawyer Calls for Gbagbo's 'Unconditional' Release

[International Justice Monitor] In a letter to the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Emmanuel Altit, senior lawyer of Laurent Gbagbo, has called for a lifting of restrictions against his client who is on conditional release. (AllAfrica)

Shock Finding - What African Women Say About Wife-Beating

[Afrobarometer] Accra -About one in four African women - and even more African men - say wife-beating is at least sometimes justified, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. In some countries, up to seven in 10 citizens endorse domestic violence. (AllAfrica)

ICC Prosecutor Asks Judges to Declare a Mistrial in Gbagbo Case

[International Justice Monitor] The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor has asked the Appeals Chamber at the court based in The Hague to overturn the acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and declare a mistrial. (AllAfrica)

Made With Child Labor? Major Chocolate Companies Flunk Scorecard

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Most of the world's cocoa is grown by poor family farmers in Ghana and Ivory Coast, where an estimated 1.6 million children work in the industry (AllAfrica)

President Kagame in Abidjan for CGECI Academy

[Rwanda Govt] President Kagame is in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire where he will take part in the CGECI (Confédération Générale des Entreprises de Côte d'Ivoire) Academy. (AllAfrica)

Kagame Addresses Ivorian Private Sector Meet

[New Times] President Paul Kagame is in Côte d'Ivoire where he earlier on Monday gave a keynote address at the country's largest meeting by members of the private sector, dubbed Confédération Générale des Entreprises de Côte d'Ivoire (CGECI). (AllAfrica)

Cocoa Farmers Are Trapped By the Chocolate Industry

[The Conversation Africa] The chocolate industry is worth more than $80 billion a year. But some cocoa farmers in parts of West Africa are poorer now than they were in the 1970s or 1980s. In other areas, artificial support for cocoa farming is creating a debt problem. Farmers are also still under pressure to supply markets in wealthy countries instead of securing their own future. (AllAfrica)

Ivory Coast - Gbagbo Contest Liberation Conditions

[Cameroon Tribune] Lawyers of the former President, have submitted a complaint aimed at obtaining from the International Criminal Court (ICC), a review of conditions that had been imposed on his release when he was acquitted on 15, January, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Challenges Made Me an Achiever, Says Soccer Star Drogba

[New Times] Former Ivorian international football star Didier Drogba has noted that the challenges he faced in life made him take the lead to become a greater achiever and turn his talent into profit, which he initially didn't know was possible. (AllAfrica)

Local Black Stars Aim to Tame Elephants ... in Wafu Cup Semis Clash

[Ghanaian Times] The local Black Stars will continue with the hunt for a third WAFU Cup success when they line up against Cote d' Ivoire in a crunch semi final clash at the ongoing WAFU championship in Thies, Senegal today. (AllAfrica)

Black Stars B Clash With Cote d'Ivoire ... After Overcoming Stubborn B. Faso

[Ghanaian Times] BURKINA Faso's recent stranglehold on Ghana has been broken - and it was only done through the lottery of shoot-out. (AllAfrica)

Mano River Union Establishes Transboundary Water Resources National Advisory Committee

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Mano River Union (MRU) comprising of four West African countries including Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast have officially established a National Advisory Committee (NAC) to supervise and manage the transboundary water resources in the Moa-Makona and Cavalla water basins respectively. The decision was reached at the end of a one day stakeholders meeting held in Monrovia Thursday, September 26, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Shock as DJ Arafat's Body is Exhumed By Selfie-Chasing Die-Hard Fans

[Nairobi News] Twelve people have been arrested by Ivorian authorities after they exhumed the body of the late DJ Arafat and broke open the coffin in order to take photos and videos. (AllAfrica)