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Ivory Coast rain, sun improve prospects for cocoa mid-crop
ABIDJAN, May 22 (Reuters) - Plentiful rain and sun last week in most regions of top cocoa grower Ivory Coast improved prospects for the April-to-September mid-crop, farmers said on Monday, although eastern regions continued to suffer the effects of a previous dry spell.


Mon, 22 May 2017 13:19:48 +0000


IMF offers three-pillared prescription for African growth
LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) - Countries in sub-Saharan Africa need to get their budgets in order, diversify their economies and look after their poorest people.


Mon, 22 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000


African Markets - Factors to watch on May 22
The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks posted their biggest daily rise in a month on Monday following modest gains in U.S. shares, though the greenback came under renewed pressure as Washington's political turmoil undermines confidence in U.S. economic policy. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil prices rose on Monday,


Mon, 22 May 2017 04:19:18 +0000


African Markets - Factors to watch on May 19
NAIROBI, May 19 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks were mixed on Friday, while the dollar surrendered some of the overnight gains it made on strong economic data amid ongoing political turbulence around U.S. President Donald Trump. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil futures rose on Friday to the


Fri, 19 May 2017 04:38:06 +0000


African Markets - Factors to watch on May 18
NAIROBI, May 18 (Reuters) - 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 fell on Thursday and the dollar was stuck near six-month lows against a basket of currencies as uncertainty mounted over U.S. President Donald Trump's future following reports that he tried to interfere with a federal investigation.


Thu, 18 May 2017 04:44:19 +0000

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Location of Ivory Coast within the African Union.
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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


Female Entrepreneurs Give a Major Boost to the Development of Francophone Africa
Increasingly, civil society—and especially women—are keen to partake in the boom by starting businesses and joining Africa's new entrepreneurial mobilisation.

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 07:05:37 +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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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


The Human Toll of Terror
A look at the lives of 247 men, women and children who were cut down in mass killings in six countries.

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:37:59 -0500