Latest Ivory Coast News

Methodist church regrets Ivory Coast's split from the union as lifting of LGBTQ ban roils Africa

Jun. 06, 2024 12:12 PM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Leaders of the United Methodist Church expressed regret over last week's decision by the branch in Ivory Coast to leave the union following the church's decision to repeal a long-standing ban on LGBTQ+ clergy but pledged to accept it. The developments were...

Global Citizen NOW urges investment in Sub-Saharan Africa and youth outreach

May. 02, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This week's Global Citizen NOW conference featured appeals for long-term investments in the African continent's fast-growing youth population and increased outreach to young changemakers worldwide, as the international advocacy organization seeks to drive resources toward...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

May. 01, 2024 14:42 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. April 30, 2024. Editorial: Sextortion rise is concerning; parents need to be aware The term “sextortion” may not be familiar to people, but it should be. It’s a growing problem, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice. ...

Homes are demolished in Ivory Coast's main city over alleged health concerns. Thousands are homeless

Apr. 17, 2024 02:20 AM EDT

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Dame Touré rushed to quickly gather what she could as bulldozers rolled into her neighborhood in Ivory Coast's fast-growing economic hub of Abidjan. Her three children joined her, stuffing plastic bags with clothes and whatever other items they could grab, before...