Ivorian Presidential Candidate and former Prime Minister Guillaume Soro jailed 20 years and fined $7.4m

The Ivorian presidential candidate and former rebel leader, Guillaume Soro, has been convicted in absentia of embezzlement and sentenced to 20 years in jail. He was fined the equivalent of $7.4m (£6m) and barred from civic duties for five years. The trial was boycotted by Mr Soro’s lawyers who said the allegations against him were […]

Ivorian opposition Presidential candidate seeks asylum in Ghana after an arrest warrant was issued for his arrest

An opposition presidential candidate in the Ivory Coast has sought asylum in Ghana to avoid being arrested in his home country. BestNewsGH.com can report that Guilaume Soro, a former rebel leader and powerful Minister in the administration of former president Laurent Gbagbo diverted his private flight and landed in Ghana over the arrest warrant. A […]

Ivorian Government delegation understudies National Lottery Authority (NLA)

The National Lottery Authority(NLA) led by the Director-General, Hon. Kofi Osei-Ameyaw on Friday, 15th November, 2019 received a Government Delegation from the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire(Ivory Coast) at the Authority’s Headquarters in Accra. The Ivorian Delegation visited the Authority to understudy the new business model, ongoing reforms and the success stories of the Authority especially […]

Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba delivers first of five hospitals he promised his people

Former Ivory Coast international  Didier Drogba has launched the first of five hospitals he earlier promised to offer to the country as part of his charity activities. Situated in the Attecoube district of the country’s commercial city Abidjan, the $1 million health complex will mainly cater for less privileged women and children, according to officials. […]