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Farmer Issiaka Ouedraogo walks past cocoa pods growing on a tree, on a cocoa farm outside the village of Fangolo, near Duekoue Ivory Coast. The world's largest cocoa producer resumed exports
AP / Rebecca Blackwell
2022-08-15, Reuters
ABIDJAN, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Above-average rains last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa regions could pave the way for an early and strong start to the October-to-March...
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, left, meets Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara at the presidential palace in Abidjan Tuesday July 27, 2021.  The meeting of the two leaders was highly anticipated and was an attempt to ease political tensions that have been present since their last meeting more than a decade ago, when Ouattara defeated Gbagbo in presidential elections.(AP Photo/ Diomande Ble Blonde)
AP / Diomande Ble Blonde
2022-08-07, Al Jazeera
Ivory CoastPresidentAlassane Ouattara has pardoned his predecessor and longtime rival Laurent Gbagbo, as part of a reconciliation drive ahead of elections in 2025....
A female police officer in the city of Abidjan, regulating road traffic, Ivory Coast
Creative Commons / Aristidek5maya
2022-07-29, CPJ
On July 18, 2022, a court in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast, convicted investigative reporter Noël Kouadio Konan of defamation under Article 89 of the country’s and...
Algeria Times: Young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 are invited to submit their business plans through the official submission portal. Twenty winners will each be awarded $100,000 and will receive capacity-building training, mentorship, and coaching. The Global...
Africa Intelligence: The ChinaHarbourEngineeringCompany (CHEC) conglomerate has just been awarded the deal to build the Akwaba interchange on the ......
Brattleboro Reformer: GlobalForecast as of 23:00 GMT Tuesday, September 27, 2022 City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wednesday's...
APO: The AfricanDevelopment Bank (www.AfDB.org) has signed a grant agreement for $400,000 with the Caisse des dépôts et consignations of Côte d'Ivoire (CDC-CI). The funds will support CDC-CI to accelerate its activities to assist Ivorian small...
Brattleboro Reformer: GlobalForecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters...
The Lawton Constitution: GlobalForecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, September 27, 2022 City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (F);Wednesday's Low Temp (F);Wednesday's Wind...
The Times of India: BATHINDA: After scores of activists participated in climate strikes demanding climate justice on September 23, students are now preparing for a more radical step for the international climate justice movement. The students have now planned End Fossil: Occupy,...
Africa Intelligence: Ivory Coast has given up on building a second metro line for its economic capital Abidjan and has instead plumped for a bus rapid transit (BRT) system. ......
This Day: Gilbert Ekhwugbe takes a look at the takeaways from the BrownCapitalManagementAfricaForum’s third High-level Meeting for Africa Sovereign Wealth Funds recently hosted by the WilsonCentre, Washington DC vis-à-vis Africa’s economic prospects following the...
Business Ghana: The AfricanDevelopment Bank (AfDB) and United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org) in collaboration with GiZ and the Sahel and West Africa Club of the OECD organized from September 19 to 24, 2022 a training session...
Independent online (SA): Ecowas is applying carrot-and-stick tactics in its handling of the defiant military juntas in Guinea and Mali, with sanctions for the former and more room for diplomacy with the latter. Bamako and Conakry were the subjects of talks at the Ecowas Extraordinary...