Bouaké

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hired by locals and both sides in the Ivorian Civil War as soldiers, to guard vehicles, direct traffic, or patrol religious sites. This success fed into the growth of Benkadi groups in all parts of Ivory Coast, as the civil war and fragile peace made local organisation of security much sought after. In Abidjan and Bouaké. Donzo Ton leaders opened security offices, trading not only on their northern successes, but on a public perception of special (even magical) abilities of Donzow. Unemployed men from around the country came to Korhogo and Odienné, home of Benkadi leadership, to be initiated into a Donzo Ton, and thus have access to work as well-paid security guards. for this paragraph, see Bassett, 2004 On 29 June 2007 rockets were fired at Soro's plane at the airport in Bouaké. The Fokker 100 carrying Prime Minister Soro, members of his delegation, and 20 journalists was taxiing on the runway after landing when it was targeted by rocket (rocket propelled grenade) and Kalashnikov (AK-47) fire. One rocket struck and exploded in the cabin, one missed, and a third bounced off the fuselage and did not detonate. ''Rocket hits Ivory Coast PM's plane, kills four'' Wikipedia:Bouaké


career

number of rioters were killed after French troops opened fire. Early career Ibrahim Coulibaly was born in 1964 in Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire. He entered the Armed Forces of Côte d'Ivoire (National Armed Forces of Côte d'Ivoire) in 1985, rising to the rank of Staff-Sargent. in the early 1990s Coulibaly attracted attention within the military as a soldier and as a Basketball player, and was promoted

, and epidemic HIV-2 groups emerged initially in this country only. This correlation was less clear for HIV-1 in Central Africa. * Neustadt bei Coburg, Germany Coaching career In the year 2001 founded in Bouaké his own football school, the Cyril Domoraud Centre. http

: www.asec.ci alaune.php?id 550 Ils voient déjà grand On 28 May 2010 was named as assistant coach of Sven-Göran Eriksson by the Côte d'Ivoire national football team for the 2010 World Cup. Elfenbeinküste: Coach Eriksson holt Domoraud in Trainerstab Career Born in Bouaké, Touré began his


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brothers Yaya Touré and Ibrahim Touré (Ibrahim Touré (footballer, born 1985)) were born in Bouaké. Demographics border "0" style "border: 1px solid #999; background-color:#FFFFFF" -----bgcolor "#CCCCCC" '''Year''' '''Population''' ---- 1921 3,600 -----bgcolor "#EFEFEF" 1945 22 000 ----- 1960 60,000 -----bgcolor "#EFEFEF" 1970 120,000 ----- 1975 175,000 -----bgcolor "#EFEFEF" 1988


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, and epidemic HIV-2 groups emerged initially in this country only. This correlation was less clear for HIV-1 in Central Africa. * Wikipedia:Bouaké


Circumcision

merged into the Entente of Independents of Côte d'Ivoire. The authors studied early circumcision frequencies in 12 cities of Central and West Africa, to test if this variable correlated with HIV emergence. This correlation was strong for HIV-2: among 6 West African cities that could have received immigrants infected with SIVsmm, the two cities from the Ivory Coast studied (Abidjan and Bouaké) had much higher frequency of uncircumcised men (60—85%) than the others


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year 2007 The Côte d'Ivoire national football team helped secure a truce to the nation's civil war (Ivorian Civil War) in 2006 and it helped further reduce tensions between government and rebel forces in 2007 by playing a match in the rebel capital


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Synagogue , Israeli troops, tanks, and bulldozers destroy buildings in Yasser Arafat's Ramallah headquarters. On 19 September 2002 a revolt by northerners against Gbagbo's government partly failed. The rebels, calling themselves the "Forces Nouvelles," attempted to seize the cities of Abidjan, Bouaké, and Korhogo. They failed to take Abidjan, but were successful in the other two, respectively in the center and north of the country

senior career with Toumodi (Toumodi F.C.) In 2008 he returned to youth club Mimosas, moving to Syrian club Al-Ittihad (Al-Ittihad Aleppo) a year later. He signed for Makasa (Misr Lel Makasa) in 2010. DATE

OF BIRTH 27 September 1985 PLACE OF BIRTH Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire DATE OF DEATH At the beginning of the 1990s, President Houphouët-Boigny had called on public-minded citizens to aid the police, and as crime increased, local officials drafted in hunters in Korhogo and Ferkessédougou. Not only were the hunter militias successful, but their fame spread far beyond the north. Donzow became a common sight in towns and on the roads of Ivory Coast. They were


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principal divisions: Akan (Akan (ethnic group)) (east and center, including Lagoon peoples of the southeast), Krou (southwest), Southern Mandé (west), Northern Mandé (northwest), Sénoufo Lobi (north center and northeast). The Baoulés, in the Akan division, probably comprise the largest single subgroup with 15%-20% of the population. They are based in the central region around Bouaké and Yamoussoukro. The Bétés in the Krou division, the Sénoufos in the north, and the Malinkés in the northwest and the cities are the next largest groups, with 10%-15% of the national population. Most of the principal divisions have a significant presence in neighboring countries. Wikipedia:Bouaké


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principal divisions: Akan (Akan (ethnic group)) (east and center, including Lagoon peoples of the southeast), Krou (southwest), Southern Mandé (west), Northern Mandé (northwest), Sénoufo Lobi (north center and northeast). The Baoulés, in the Akan division, probably comprise the largest single subgroup with 15%-20% of the population. They are based in the central region around Bouaké and Yamoussoukro. The Bétés in the Krou division, the Sénoufos in the north, and the Malinkés in the northwest and the cities are the next largest groups, with 10%-15% of the national population. Most of the principal divisions have a significant presence in neighboring countries. Wikipedia:Bouaké

Bouaké

'''Bouaké''' (or '''Bwake''') is the second largest city (list of cities in Ivory Coast) in Côte d'Ivoire, with a population of 775,300 (2002 census). It is the main urban settlement of the Bouaké Department with a population exceeding 1.2 million, in the Vallée du Bandama Region. The city is located in the central part of Côte d'Ivoire about northeast of Yamoussoukro, the capital of Côte d'Ivoire.

Bouaké is a centre for the Baoulé (Baoulé people) people and is known for its crafts. The economy is based on the cotton industry. The city largely grew from the 1970s after the construction of the power station at Kossou Lake (Kossou Dam) flooded land to the west of the city. Bouaké is known for its large carnival and market and for the St Michael's Cathedral (St Michael's Cathedral (Bouaké)). The city has a large airport (Bouaké Airport) located north-west of the city with a runway. Liverpool F.C defender Kolo Touré and his brothers Yaya Touré and Ibrahim Touré (Ibrahim Touré (footballer, born 1985)) were born in Bouaké.

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