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SOFTS-Robusta prices climb as rains set to delay Vietnam harvest
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Robusta coffee futures on ICE rose to a four-week high and the nearby premium widened on Thursday as rains in Vietnam looked set to delay the harvest.


Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:50:28 +0000


Turkey's Erdogan says may shut Iraqi border any moment - Hurriyet
ISTANBUL, Oct 19 (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey may shut its border with northern Iraq "at any moment" after closing its air space to the region, Hurriyet newspaper reported on Thursday, reviving a threat first made after Kurds there voted for independence.


Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:49:26 +0000


African Markets - Factors to watch on Oct. 19
The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks rose to near decade highs on Thursday, continuing to ride on a global equities rally, while the dollar resumed its rise on the back of a spike in U.S. yields. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil prices were stable on Thursday, supported by ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts, tensions in the Midd


Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:57:43 +0000


SOFTS-Arabica coffee turns up amid mixed Brazil forecasts
(Rewrites throughout; updates prices; adds comment, details) NEW YORK/LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Arabica coffee futures firmed slightly on Wednesday, changing direction after matching the prior session's 3-1/2-month low as traders weighed forecasts for much-needed rain in top grower Brazil amid largely warm and dry conditions. COFFEE * December arabica coffee settled up 0.15 cent, or 0.1 percent, at $1.243 per lb. * The spot contract fell to a session low of


Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:56:44 +0000


UPDATE 2-Ghana Cocobod in talks for $500 mln China EXIM Bank loan
ACCRA, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Ghana's cocoa regulator Cocobod is in talks with Export-Import Bank of China (EXIM) to secure a $500 million loan to overhaul the sector and protect against global price volatility, two senior officials said on Wednesday.


Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:38:13 +0000

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Location of Ivory Coast within the African Union.
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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


On the Eve of Elections, Côte d’Ivoire Tries to Move on From Its Violent Past
On October 25, Côte d'Ivoire is going to hold presidential elections. As the last elections in 2010 ended in a civil war, the current atmosphere in the country is tense.

Tue, 20 Oct 2015 18:31:16 +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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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.

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:00:29 -0500


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.

Sun, 14 May 2017 19:30:59 -0500


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

Sat, 13 May 2017 13:51:26 -0500


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.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:28:11 -0500


‘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.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:50:10 -0500


‘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.

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:47:10 -0500


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.

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:46:21 -0500


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.

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:51:11 -0500


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.

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:30:04 -0500


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.

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:30:26 -0500