Latest Ivory Coast News

Risk firm: Pirates board Chinese-run ship in Gulf of Guinea

Apr. 11, 2023 07:12 AM EDT

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Pirates boarded a Chinese-run oil tanker in West Africa's Gulf of Guinea, a risk management company operating in the area told The Associated Press on Tuesday. It was the second such incident in a little more than two weeks. Pirates got on the ship, Success...

UN: Many African children at risk from lack of clean water

Mar. 22, 2023 08:01 AM EDT

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — In Nigeria's teeming city of Lagos, children in the Makoko area swim and play in filthy water surrounded by garbage. In Ivory Coast's largest city, Abidjan, thousands of families must fetch water from streams for their daily needs. In...