Latest Ivory Coast News

Ivory Coast sets up mobile enrollment for a health coverage program criticized over glitches

Jun. 22, 2024 04:04 AM EDT

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Health authorities in Ivory Coast launched mobile enrollment centers for the country’s universal health coverage program, which has been criticized since its 2019 inception over difficulties accessing benefits. Ivory Coast is one of a handful countries...

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...