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Ivory Coast children head back to school after virus shutdown

Reuters Monday, 25 May 2020
Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.
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Teenager sentenced for burgling home of Cardiff City footballer

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Ivory Coast's Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies [Video]

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Mali's opposition rejects West African leaders' plan to end deadlock

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Regional body warns of sanctions against those opposing efforts to end the country's political crisis.

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