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Adesina to Ambassadors: “We are stronger than ever before”
— Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, February 16, 2017 – In a major speech delivered before the diplomatic community in Abidjan, African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina stressed that the Bank is stronger than ever before. The lending and disbursements are… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 17/02/2017

AfDB approves new US $28.2M funding injection in Shelter Afrique
— Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, February 16, 2017 – On February 1, 2017, the African Development Bank disbursed an equity investment of US $8.2 million in Shelter Afrique, a Development Finance Institution investing in affordable housing for Africa. It is owned… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 17/02/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Six Journalists Arrested Over 'False News' On Mutiny
[Al Jazeera] Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers and the public prosecutor said.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Six Journalists Detained Over Mutiny Reporting
[Deutsche Welle] Editors and executives at independent and opposition media have been arrested for "spreading false information." Ivory Coast has been rocked by a series of strikes and mutinies by soldiers demanding backpay and (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

UN: 'Côte d’Ivoire could be success story if peacekeeping gains fully backed'
New York, US (PANA) - Côte d’Ivoire is on the path to durable stability, the United Nations envoy for the country on Wednesday told the Security Council, but warned that authorities need to invest more in national reconciliation and transitional justice, and to improve the economic, social and (...)
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

AfDB approves US $69.6 for Ghana, Malawi and Mozambique
— Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, February 1, 2017 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has approved two transport sector investment risk participations amounting to US $69.6… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 03/02/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Coach Dussuyer Can't Find Key to Success, Calls it Quits
[allAfrica] Departing a dream job with the Ivory Coast has not proven easy for Michel Dussuyer but the Frenchman said he had quit to "preserve a more serene and peaceful climate without negative pressure on this young squad".
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2017

Côte d’Ivoire unrest makes cocoa grinders rethink investments
Côte d’Ivoire unrest makes cocoa grinders rethink investments
Cocoa grinders in Côte d’Ivoire are holding off on new investments after military and social unrest this month, potentially denting government plans to boost processing of the commodity in the world's top grower.
[Africa Report] 31/01/2017

Africa's chance: 10,000 EUR Startup Challenge returns
SWIFT Innotribe, one of the worlds leading startup competitions, announced today that the Startup Challenge for Africa is open for applications. In its third successive year, the Startup Challenge will be part of SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (ARC) held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, from 16-18 (...)
[IT News Africa] 31/01/2017

AfDB supports Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood Program in Eritrea
— Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, January 27, 2017 – The African Development Bank has approved a loan and a grant amounting to US $7.14 million to finance the fourth Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program in Eritrea. This Program is an… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 27/01/2017

Cote d’Ivoire: AfDB supports drought resilience programme in Eritrea
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) – Eritrea’s fourth Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme was boosted Friday with announcement of a loan and a grant amounting to US $7.14 million by the African Development Bank (AfDB). (...)
[Panapress] 27/01/2017

4 countries for 4th CCSF International Taekwondo Open
Already 14 countries have signed up for the 4th Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) International Taekwondo Opens which is schedule for October 27 and 28 at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. Power houses in the continent, Niger Republic and Cote d’Ivoire are among the confirmed (...)
[The Nation] 25/01/2017

Vivo and Orange announce a new partnership
– PARIS, France, January 24, 2017/ – Shell customers will be able to pay for their fuel using Orange Money Pan-African partnership covers nine countries (Botswana, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Senegal and Tunisia) where both companies… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 24/01/2017

AFCON: Ivory Coast must beat Moroccco for quarter final
The defending Champions of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Ivory Coast must beat Morocco to secure progress to the last eight when they meet at the ongoing tournament in Gabon later on Tuesday at Oyem. The Ivorians could be the next major casualty at this year’s tournament unless (...)
[The Nation] 24/01/2017

Ivory Coast fight back to hold DR Congo
Ivory Coast were forced to fight back to hold the Democratic Republic of Congo to a 2-2 draw in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) clash at the Stade d’Oyem on Friday evening. As a result DR Congo remain at the top of Group C standings with four points, while the defending […] The post (...)
[The Nation] 20/01/2017

Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017: Algeria 2: 2 Zimbabwe
Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017 Sun 15 Jan 2017 Algeria 2 : 2 Zimbabwe Tunisia 20:00Senegal Mon 16 Jan 2017 Cote d’Ivoire 17:00 Togo The post Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017: Algeria 2: 2 Zimbabwe appeared first on The Nation (...)
[The Nation] 15/01/2017

TRANSCO CLSG Signs Milestone EPC Contracts to Start Sub-stations Construction
West Africa - A major milestone has taken place in the CLSG interconnection project when the Management of TRANSCO CLSG starts awarding contracts to qualified international firms to kick off the construction of the 1,303km of transmission line and multiple sub stations in Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Mutinying Troops Strike Deal With Government in Bouake
[Al Jazeera] The Ivory Coast's government and mutinying troops have reached a final deal at talks in Bouake, government sources said, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire at barracks across the country.
[AllAfrica] 14/01/2017

Ivory Coast mutineers say reach deal amid fears of renewed revolt
Ivory Coast mutineers say reach deal amid fears of renewed revolt
Ivory Coast soldiers reached an agreement with the government resolving a dispute over bonus payments that had threatened to reignite a nationwide army mutiny.
[IOL] 14/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Rebel Military Forces Reach Deal With Govt
[Deutsche Welle] Soldiers had cut off access to several cities in Ivory Coast to push through their demands in negotiation with the government. Gun shots were heard in several parts of the country, raising alarm about a return to (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/01/2017

Ouattara names ex-PM as vice-president
Ivory Coast’s President, Alassane Ouattara, named former prime minister, Daniel Kablan Duncan, as vice-president, a new post created under a constitution approved by referendum late last year. Duncan, 73, an economist, has served in posts at the West African central bank and as finance minister (...)
[The Nation] 10/01/2017

Ivory Coast president fires army, police
Ivory Coast president fires army, police
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has fired the army and police following the country's two-day mutiny.
[IOL] 10/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Ouattara Dismisses Security Chiefs As PM Quits
[Al Jazeera] Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has dismissed the heads of the army, police and gendarmes following a two-day army mutiny that stoked security fears in the country.
[AllAfrica] 10/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Unrest Eases in Ivory Coast After Mutiny Ends
[Deutsche Welle] Calm has returned to cities in the Ivory Coast after a deal between the government and soldiers ended a two-day revolt. Soldiers launched the uprising to demand improved pay and working conditions.
[AllAfrica] 09/01/2017

Ghana: Change 'Something Small' & Ghana Can Win Afcon - Herve Renard
[Ghana Star] Herve Renard reckons Ghana is close to winning an AFCON if they can change 'something small' and be 'a bit lucky'. The Frenchman has been a resounding success in the Cup of Nations, winning titles with Zambia and Ivory Coast over three Nations Cups between 2012 and (...)
[AllAfrica] 09/01/2017

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit to discuss opportunities for West African collaboration
— LONDON, United Kingdom, January 9, 2017/ — Cross-border co-operation in West Africa is crucial to develop mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States. As one of the fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, Côte d’Ivoire is a… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 09/01/2017

Calm in Ivory Coast after ceasefire
Calm in Ivory Coast after ceasefire
Calm has been restored to the main cities of Ivory Coast following two days of unrest in the wake of mutiny by troops.
[IOL] 09/01/2017

Ivory Coast president says deal reached to end army mutiny
Ivory Coast president says deal reached to end army mutiny
President Alassane Ouattara said a deal was reached to end an army mutiny that renewed security concerns in Africa's fastest-growing economy.
[IOL] 08/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Minister Freed After Ivory Coast Soldiers Opened Fire
[Al Jazeera] Mutinying soldiers in Ivory Coast's second largest city Bouake released the defence minister after opening fire on the governor's house where he was staying as a two-day troop revolt came to a violent stand-off.
[AllAfrica] 08/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Ouattara Announces Deal to End Ivorian Army Mutiny
[Deutsche Welle] Ivory Coast's president says his government has reached an agreement with mutinying soldiers to end a two-day revolt. The uprising over pay and living conditions had spread to cities across the West African country.
[AllAfrica] 08/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Gunfire Rocks Bouake Army Camp After Troops Pay Dispute
[Al Jazeera] Heavy gunfire erupted early on Saturday near the main military camp in Ivory Coast's second largest city, Bouake, where disgruntled soldiers launched an uprising a day earlier over salaries and bonuses, a resident and a soldier (...)
[AllAfrica] 07/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Gunfire Breaks Out as Soldiers' Protest Spreads
[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard in several Ivory Coast cities for a second day as military officials prepared to meet soldiers demanding pay and bonuses. The violence was akin to a 2014 strike where former rebels made similar (...)
[AllAfrica] 07/01/2017

Gunfire erupts across Ivory Coast as unrest hits Abidjan
Gunfire erupts across Ivory Coast as unrest hits Abidjan
Gunfire broke out in several Ivory Coast cities as a revolt by military personnel demanding higher wages and bonuses appeared to gain momentum.
[IOL] 07/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Soldiers Launch Mutinies in 3 Cities
[Al Jazeera] Demobilised soldiers in the Ivory Coast have launched mutinies in three cities, bringing the threat of unrest back to Africa's fastest-growing economy.
[AllAfrica] 07/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Violence Erupts As Ex-Soldiers Demand Pay
[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard at three military camps in Ivory Coast as former fighters asked for back pay and bonuses. The violence was similar to a 2014 strike where former rebels made similar demands.
[AllAfrica] 06/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Côte d'Ivoire coach names final 23 players for 2017 AFCON
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The French coach of the Ivorian national football team, Michel Dussuyer, has released to the Confederation of African football (CAF) a final list of 23 players for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) due for 14 January-5 February in Gabon. (...)
[Panapress] 05/01/2017

Liberian President Frees Four Grand Gedeans Sentenced to Life For Mercenrarism
Monrovia - From life sentence to total freedom – four of nine Grand Gedeans convicted and sentenced to life for mercernarism activities in neighboring Ivory Coast have been granted executive clemency by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. They bring to eight of a total of 13 who have been acquitted (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 01/01/2017

Cote d’Ivoire lists Wilfried Zaha in AFCON squad
Crystal Palace winger, Wilfried Zaha, has been named in Cote d’Ivoire’s provisional squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon. Zaha’s inclusion followed his decision to switch international allegiance from England to the West African nation, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) (...)
[The Nation] 28/12/2016

UN: UN chief hails peaceful, inclusive legislative elections in Cote d’Ivoire
New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has applauded the Ivorian government and the people for last Sunday’s peaceful and inclusive legislative elections as well as the progress in the country since last year. (...)
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