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UPDATE 1-Soccer-Manchester United defender Bailly to have ankle surgery
* Manager Mourinho against bringing in cover in January (Adds details, quotes)


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:07:02 +0000


African Markets - Factors to watch on Dec. 15
NAIROBI, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - EVENTS: ETHIOPIA-IMF chief Lagarde to give lecture GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares edged higher on Friday, on track for weekly gains, though sentiment was kept in check by Wall Street's weakness on concerns about the progress of U.S. tax reform. WORLD OIL PRICES


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:59:49 +0000


CORRECTED-Ivory Coast awards Tullow two new onshore oil blocks
ABIDJAN, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has awarded Tullow Oil two new onshore oil blocks, a government spokesman said on Thursday, expanding the company's footprint in the Gulf of Guinea.


Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:16:44 +0000


CORRECTED-Ivory Coast awards Tullow two new onshore oil blocks
ABIDJAN, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has awarded Tullow Oil two new onshore oil blocks, a government spokesman said on Thursday, expanding the company's footprint in the Gulf of Guinea.


Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:16:01 +0000


UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast awards Tullow two new offshore oil blocks
ABIDJAN, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has awarded Tullow Oil two new onshore oil blocks, a government spokesman said on Thursday, expanding the company's footprint in the Gulf of Guinea.


Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:57:36 +0000

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Location of Ivory Coast within the African Union.
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As Critiques of UN Peacekeeping Missions Grow, Africa Seeks Peace on its own Terms
UN troops on the ground have kept many countries in conflict from falling into total disarray. Yet, Africa seeks strategies to secure peace and stability on its own terms.

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:29:01 +0000


Fall Armyworms Are Ravaging Crops in Many African Countries
"They've finished eating the wild plants and are now going into the villages where there is more vegetation. They eat everything in their path. All plant life is at risk."

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:19:09 +0000


Despite a Military Mutiny, Côte D'Ivoire's Government Says It Is Ready for UN Troop Withdrawal
The question of material demands from the Army has been a recurrent one since Côte d'Ivoire's emergence, in 2011, from a decade of civil war.

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:28:02 +0000


That Fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana Issued Real Visas for a Decade
For ten years, a U.S. embassy operated quietly in Accra, the capital of the West African country of Ghana. But the embassy wasn't an embassy at all.

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 13:31:12 +0000


An Ivorian Professor Helps a Student Focus on Class by Carrying Her Baby on His Back
"I think that what a teacher does to create social links with their students is just as important as the content of their classes."

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:44:15 +0000


A Glimpse Into the First African Bloggers and Vloggers’ Festival in Dakar, Senegal
For two days, 36 of the best bloggers and vloggers in Africa, along with selected players on the African digital scene, presented their talents and know-how.

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 21:36:03 +0000


The King of Congolese Rumba Has Died. This Is His Legacy.
We have lost Papa Wemba, Congolese rumba pioneer and the “King of Sape”. “Farewell to the artist and thank you,” says Global Voices.

Thu, 12 May 2016 07:09:53 +0000


How Many More Bombings Targeting Tourists Before West Africa Develops a Regional Strategy?
"The danger is not as far away as we may think. . . . And attacks have little to do with internal peace or relations between religious groups."

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 22:25:17 +0000


‘Barber Show’ Web Series Offers an Honest and Funny Glimpse of Paris's African Community
"The series shows an under-represented community. The aim was to show the cultural richness of this community."

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 19:02:21 +0000


The African Legacy of Alan Rickman and the Harry Potter Series
Reducing the wide range of his talents to a few blockbusters doesn't do justice to Rickman's career, which involved supporting charities that benefited people all around the world.

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:41:50 +0000
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West African French-speaking country
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bordered by Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Gulf of Guinea
-world's biggest producer of cacao
-In 2009, the country's population was estimated at over 20 million.

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Ex-First Lady of Ivory Coast Found Not Guilty of War Crimes
Simone Gbagbo was also acquitted of crimes against humanity in a trial that focused on her role in abuses that led to deaths after a 2010 election.




Inspired by the U.S., West Africans Wield Smartphones to Fight Police Abuse
Citizens are increasingly deploying social media in nations where corruption and abuse by security forces sometimes occur with few repercussions.




Ivory Coast President Says Government Reaches Deal With Soldiers to End Uprising
President Alassane Ouattara said the government had reached an agreement with disgruntled soldiers who had demanded higher salaries and better living conditions.




Ivory Coast Sends Forces to Quash a Violent Military Mutiny
Rogue soldiers have staged a mutiny over back pay and better living conditions in Bouaké, setting up a tense standoff with the government.




Ivory Coast Soldiers Mutiny, Blockading a City
The soldiers, demanding bonuses, shot three people in their second uprising since January.




Ousting Squatter Farmers to Save Forest, Ivory Coast Sets Off New Crisis
Squatters using protected land to grow cocoa have helped strip the country of four-fifths of its woodlands. Now evicted, many of them are struggling to survive.




Soldiers Mutiny in Ivory Coast, Reviving Memories of Civil War
Demanding pay raises and other benefits, soldiers took up arms in at least two cities in the West African nation, paralyzing commerce and terrifying residents.




Women Finding Empowerment in ‘A World of Smoke’
In an impoverished port city in the Ivory Coast, women formed a cooperative to eke out a living making charcoal from the castoffs of sawmills and workshops.




‘Architecture of Independence’ in Africa’s Fast-Growing Cities
A captivating study of the development of modernist building in five African countries comes to Manhattan.




‘Social Discontent’ Grips Ivory Coast as Economic Gains Pass Many By
Shaken by a mutiny and then a strike by 180,000 civil servants that closed schools, the West African nation looks for a way back.