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Burkina Faso's Onatel 2018 net profits rise 12.5 pct
ABIDJAN, March 19 (Reuters) - Burkina Faso telecommunications firm Onatel SA registered a net profit of 31.8 billion CFA francs ($55.35 million) in 2018, up from 28.3 billion CFA francs the year before, the company said late on Tuesday.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:48:11 +0000


Mixed rain news in Ivory Coast raises concerns over cocoa mid-crop
ABIDJAN, March 18 (Reuters) - Abundant showers in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa regions last week augured well for the April-to-September mid-crop, farmers said on Monday, despite concerns over below-average rainfall in the centre of the country.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:04:00 +0000


FEATURE-Activists in Hong Kong and Taiwan feel heat as China fears ‘separatist’ collusion
* China alarmed by collaboration between HK and Taiwan activists


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 23:00:00 +0000


London March cocoa expiry sees 120,120 tonnes tendered
LONDON, March 15 (Reuters) - A total of 120,120 tonnes of cocoa was tendered against the ICE March London cocoa contract, exchange data showed on Friday.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 17:23:55 +0000


UPDATE 1-Kenya's Commercial Bank of Africa says shareholders accept NIC Group merger
NAIROBI, March 15 (Reuters) - Kenya's Commercial Bank of Africa said on Friday its shareholders had accepted a share swap with NIC Group, paving the way for the first major merger in the sector since interest rate caps were imposed in 2016.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:13:22 +0000

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Location of Ivory Coast within the African Union.
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The repatriation of African artifacts to countries of origin is tricky business
Many of Africa's "stolen artifacts from colonial times were generally given or donated to French public collections. Thus, these artworks ... have become a property of the French state."

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:22:42 +0000


“Because we're here. Because we exist”: Nofi ‘Black and Proud’ challenges representation in French media
"I want us to be unavoidable. So we can offer an answer to this question of representation." Global Voices interviews the founder of Nofi, the first French black media channel.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:35:45 +0000


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
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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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Laurent Gbagbo, Former Ivory Coast Leader, Acquitted of Crimes Against Humanity
Mr. Gbagbo is the first former head of state to be tried at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:42:15 GMT


Teaching Children Regardless of Grade
Educators in a remote valley in India devised a community approach to instructing students when teachers were sparse. It’s catching on.

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:00:06 GMT


African Officials Respond to France’s Restitution Report
Government officials from Senegal and the Ivory Coast ask for African treasures to be returned.

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:52:45 GMT


A Taste of Ivory Coast in Brooklyn
Cheick Cisse, the owner of New Ivoire in Harlem, opened Paradis des Gouts hoping to share the food of his childhood with those outside his immigrant community.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:57:20 GMT


Ivory Coast Arrests Six in Ring That Smuggled Parts of Elephants, Leopards and Pangolins
The crackdown follows another major bust of an ivory trafficking network in Gabon

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 19:34:55 GMT


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 08:00:29 GMT


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 23:30:59 GMT


‘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 18:50:10 GMT


‘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 17:47:10 GMT


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 16:46:21 GMT