Tiote's body arrived in Abidjan.
Serero joins Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem.
Memorial service will be held at Beijing Enterprises tomorrow.
Tunisia beat Egypt and Algeria beat Togo.
Former winners Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Zambia lose at home.
Kessie played for Ivory Coast at the U-17 World Cup in the UAE.
Mohamed Salah scored 15 goals in 31 Serie A games for Roma in 2016-17
Zanzibar was admitted as a full (CAF) member in March.
Saint George beat Vita Club, Ahly win over Wydad.
Holders TP Mazembe draw as Zesco United win at home.
AFRICA CUP 2017