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SocGen's Ivory Coast unit reports 31 pct profit rise in 2016
ABIDJAN, April 26 (Reuters) - Net profits for Societe Generale's Ivory Coast unit rose to 35.43 billion CFA francs ($58.67 million) in 2016, up from 27.02 billion the previous year, the company reported.


Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:01:46 +0000


African Markets - Factors to watch on April 26
NAIROBI, April 26 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - EVENTS: *GHANA - Statistics office to release 2016 gross domestic product figures and consumer inflation data for March. *ZAMBIA - Statistics office to release consumer inflation data for April anytime starting on Wednesday. *ZAMBIA - Court to rule on whether to throw out treason case


Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:44:01 +0000


African Markets - Factors to watch on April 25
NAIROBI, April 25 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian equities advanced on Tuesday as the return of risk appetite following a centrist victory in the first round of the French presidential election lifted several regional markets to multi-year highs, while the euro retained most of its overnight gains.


Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:08:32 +0000


UPDATE 2-Cocoa-producing countries must coordinate strategies - ICCO
ABIDJAN, April 24 (Reuters) - The world's cocoa-growing countries must coordinate production strategies to confront a sharp drop in global prices that has hit farmers and government coffers hard, the chairman of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) said on Monday.


Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:19:11 +0000


Heat and humidity in Ivory Coast cause concern for cocoa crop
ABIDJAN, April 24 (Reuters) - Light rain in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions last week eased some farmers' fears of flooding but hot weather and humidity continued to threaten the quality of the cocoa mid-crop, farmers said on Monday.


Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:30:11 +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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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


2 Weeks, 8 Terror Attacks, 247 Victims: How We Learned Their Stories
At first we set out to cover the month of March. But the attacks kept coming, so we scaled back, for fear of being overwhelmed.

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 02:44:26 -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


Mali Arrests Suspect in Hotel and Restaurant Attacks
The man, Fawaz Ould Ahmed, is suspected of being part of a group linked to Al Qaeda that struck civilians at locations frequented by Westerners.

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:19:52 -0500