| Aug 17, 2014
| 9:23 AM
BOYA Liberia/DAKAR (Reuters) - To try to control the Ebola epidemic spreading through West Africa, Liberia has quarantined remote villages at the epicenter of the virus, evoking the "plague villages" of medieval Europe that were shut off from the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday.
The death toll from...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:25 AM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From Accra to Windhoek, fear of the Ebola epidemic is provoking a wave of cancellations of business and investment events across Africa, and threatening to taint the continent's hard-won image as a rising economic star.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A year after the release of the country's first 3D animated feature, toonmakers in Ivory Coast are trying to build on the gains of an industry whose potential remains largely untapped.
Lacking coin and -- in most cases -- formal training, the nation's...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:46 AM
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Brazil 3, Croatia 1
FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
Mexico 1, Cameroon 0
Netherlands 5, Spain 1
Chile 3, Australia 0
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014
Colombia 3, Greece 0
Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1
Italy 2, England 1
Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:40 AM
This week, hundreds of millions of people around the globe will be watching the World Cup, cheering on their nations' teams as they compete in the monthlong soccer tournament. Plenty of local bars and hangouts are hosting viewing parties or offering...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:23 PM
FIFA made an extraordinary decision when it awarded the last World Cup to South Africa, welcoming a nation and a continent to stand center stage under the hottest spotlight in international sports.
And despite a few glitches, the 2010 tournament was a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Agony is Ivory Coast, tied with the Greeks in stoppage time, needing only to prevent the offensively challenged team that had scratched out one goal all tournament from scoring for a few more minutes.
Ecstasy is Greece, which got that goal on a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN.
But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Experience can be a good thing.
Or bad — depending on the experience.
Consider Ivory Coast's World Cup team, for example. Coach Sabri Lamouchi could start as many as six players over age 30 in Brazil, making his team among the oldest and most...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The greatest sporting event on the planet, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, begins Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with the host country and favorite, Brazil, taking on a competitive Croatian team. I believe this World Cup will leave many of the traditional powers...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Ivory Coast scored two second-half goals in quick succession to come from behind in a 2-1 defeat of Japan at the Arena Pernambuco on Saturday in Group C play.
It was a tale of two halves as Japan controlled much of the early going, grabbing the lead...