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World Bank Chief Says 'we Are Losing The Battle' Against Ebola

Friday, October 17, 2014 Paris AFP - World bank chief Jim Yong Kim said Friday that the world was losing the battle against the Ebola virus because of a lack of international solidarity.Certain countries are only worried about their own borders, he told reporters, a situation he described as very worrying. ...
A man passes by a poster of Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo in Abidjan on December 4, 2013.  By Herve Sevi (AFP/File)

I.Coast's former first lady to face trial October 22

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Abidjan AFP - Ivory Coasts former first lady Simone Gbagbo, who has been accused of genocide for her role in deadly post-election violence, will go on trial on October 22, her lawyer said Tuesday.Some 90 others close to ex-president Laurent Gbago will also go before a court in Abidjan for the ...

Presidents Of Senegal, Ivory Coast And Prime Ministers Of Cape Verde And Morocco Attend The Ninth African Development Forum

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Private equity, illicit financial flows, domestic resource mobilisation, new partnerships and climate financing in Africa at the top of the agenda at the ECAs flagship event...MARRAKECH, Morocco, 14 October 2014, -/African Media Agency AMA/- The Presidents of the Ivory Coast Alassan ...

Manchester City & Ivory Coast Star Yaya Touré Joins Nissan As New Global Ambassador

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 YOKOHAMA, Japan, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization APO/ -- Nissan http://www.nissan-global.com is proud to announce Yaya Touré, three-time African Footballer of the Year and UEFA Champions League winner, as its newest global ambassador. The Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder has ...
Picture taken on October 25, 2010 shows a young employee harvesting beans from a cocoa tree in Amichiakro in a cocoa plantation in Divo, Ivory Coast.  By Sia Kambou (AFP/File)

Ivory Coast buoyed by record agricultural harvest

Sunday, October 05, 2014 Abidjan AFP - Good news is pouring in from plantations in Ivory Coast, the west African country is racking up record harvests for cocoa and cashew nuts of which it is a top global producer.New policies aimed at modernising agriculture and making it more competitive are bearing fruit and at ...

Ble Goude tells ICC judges he sought peace in I.Coast

Thursday, October 02, 2014 The Hague AFP - Charles Ble Goude, right-hand man of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, on Thursday told International Criminal Court judges that he is a believer in non-violence who did everything for peace.The leader of the Young Patriots, a fanatical group of Gbagbo supporters, ...

Aggreko Hosts OECD At Ivory Coast Power Facility

Thursday, October 02, 2014 Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services, recently welcomed a senior delegation from the OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development to the Aggreko power plant on the outskirts of the Ivorian capital, Ab ...
The president of the Truth, Reconciliation and Dialogue Commission, Charles Konan Banny (C), attends the opening session with members of the commission on September 8, 2014 in Abidjan.  By Issouf Sanogo (AFP/File)

Ivory Coast truth commission testimony ends

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Abidjan AFP - Public testimony ended Tuesday in Ivory Coasts truth commission, which was formed to probe nearly a decade of bloody political violence.Eighty people, including victims and perpetrators, had spoken during three weeks of public testimony. They were only a fraction of the tens of ...
Ivory Coast closed its nearly 700-kilometre (450-mile) border after armed men attacked a checkpoint at the Noe border crossing before fleeing to Ghana on September 21, 2014.  By Sia Kambou (AFP)

Ghana and Ivory Coast head to court over sea boundary

Thursday, September 25, 2014 Accra AFP - Ghana and Ivory Coast are heading to a United Nations tribunal to resolve a dispute over the maritime boundary separating the two oil-producing nations, Ghanas attorney general said on Thursday.The maritime border between the two countries cuts through offshore oil fields that bot ...

Jumia, Ivory Coast's leading e-commerce site, donates 1,000 school kits to pupils in a village in Abidjan

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 ABIDJAN, Côte dIvoire, September 24, 2014/African Press Organization APO/ -- To coincide with the return to school, and as part of the Tousalecole Back to School campaign, Jumia Ivory Coast https://www.jumia.ci has offered 1,000 school kits to primary school pupils in Yopougon Kouté in a cer ...
Cameroon's Maxim Choupo-Moting (centre) fends off Ivory Coast's Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro (left) and midfielder Cheick Tiote during a 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Yaounde on September 10, 2014.  By Stringer (AFP)

Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea to host Africa Cup

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Addis Ababa AFP - Cameroon 2019, Ivory Coast 2021 and Guinea 2021 were chosen Saturday in Addis Ababa to host the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament.The decisions were announced by Confederation of African Football CAF president Issa Hayatou at the African Union AU headquarter ...
A monkey, who was abandoned by its owner at the zoo in Abidjan, is seen in a cage in the quarantine ward of the zoo on September 9, 2014.  By Sia Kambou (AFP)

Pet animals become victims of Ebola scare in Ivory Coast

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Abidjan AFP - From monkeys to big cats, people in Ivory Coast like to keep wild animals as pets but are now rethinking the custom with the deadly Ebola virus sweeping neighbouring countries.A visit to the zoo in the economic capital Abidjan quickly demonstrated the concerns. The institution ha ...

Orange announces the launch of its start-up accelerator programme in the Ivory Coast and Israel

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 PARIS, France, September 17, 2014/African Press Organization APO/ -- With Orange Fab Ivory Coast and Fab Israel, Oranges network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents http://www.orange.com. The programme, which is a pillar of the Groups open innovation approach, reflec ...
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