Amon N’Douffou V of Sanwi in southeastern Ivory Coast, on Tuesday, pledged financial support towards rebuilding the iconic structure in Paris. “I am in full consultation with my elders – we are going to make a donation for the rebuilding of this monument,” the traditional ruler said of the structure which he claimed played a huge part in his kingdom’s history in the 17th century. News 

Ivorian Chief Wants To Rebuild France’s Notre Dame

    In just 24 hours, a fund to restore the medieval Notre-Dame cathedral that was devastated by fire has hit over $1 billion, with donations still pouring in from around the world. The Paris landmark was heavily damaged Monday night after a fire broke out during a Roman Catholic Mass and quickly spread to the roof and iconic church spire. Firefighters managed to save the 850-year-old Gothic building’s main stone structure, including its two towers, but the spire and roof collapsed. There are also fears that an unknown number…

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