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Ivory Coast exported 2,767 tonnes (46,117 60-kg bags) of green coffee in March 2018, up sharply from 1,967 in the same month last year and also above 2,098 tonnes in February, provisional port data showed. Already a subscriber? Please sign in below to continue reading. Sign In. Thanks, we've sent ...
Ivory Coast exported 2,767 tonnes (46,117 60-kg bags) of green coffee in March 2018, up sharply from 1,967 in the same month last year and also above 2,098 tonnes in February, provisional port data showed. This brought total exports in the first three mon.

BOUAKE (Ivory Coast) • Earlier this year, Cape Town grabbed the world's headlines as it careered towards a water armageddon. Crippled by a three-year-long drought, the South African city braced itself for a complete shutdown of domestic water supplies. In the event, Cape Town dodged the ...

Boosting cocoa processing in Ivory Coast is central to improving the sustainability of the country's cocoa sector, the top grower's trade minister Souleymane Diarrassouba said. Increasing the volume of cocoa that is processed locally was a necessary step to help protect producing countries from volatility on ...
But in Ivory Coast, analysts have found that phone traffic increases by about 10 percent in the four days leading up to outbreaks of small-scale violence. Previous research suggested that widespread connectivity leads to greater unrest, but it seems that in Ivory Coast — with its 92 percent mobile penetration ...
BERLIN - Boosting cocoa processing in Ivory Coast is central to improving the sustainability of the country's cocoa sector, the top grower's trade minister Souleymane Diarrassouba said. Increasing the volume of cocoa that is processed locally was a necessary step to help protect producing countries from ...
Koumassi-Sicogi, the southern district of Abidjan where Manchester United star Eric Bailly grew up, is known locally as "The Venice of Abidjan." The nickname is not a compliment. Situated on the island of Petit Bassam and separated from the centre of Abidjan by a strait of the Ebrie Lagoon, Koumassi-Sicogi is a bustling, ...
... fish the traditional way cause cancer? Ivory Coast is asking people to use modern methods to produce the smoked fish beloved by so many. 12 Apr 2018 ... to cause cancer. In Ivory Coast, people are now being encouraged to use more modern and healthier methods. Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.
ABIDJAN, March 21 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's mid-crop cocoa output is expected to drop 23 percent this season due to insufficient rain and poorly kept fields, a senior source at the Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) said on Wednesday. The lack of rain from November to March in most production areas ...
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure who reversed an earlier decision to retire from international football pulled out of the Ivory Coast squad for their friendly matches against Togo and Moldova slated for this Sunday and Tuesday respectively. Toure was due to make his international return after reversing ...
ABIDJAN - Yaya Toure has pulled out of two friendly internationals over the next week for “family reasons”, officials said on Thursday, putting his long-awaited Ivory Coast comeback on hold. Toure, who turns 35 in May, was named last week in a 24-man squad for matches in France against Togo and ...
Security forces in Abidjan ,Cote D'Ivoire on Thursday averted a planned demonstration by the coalition of opposition parties. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. According to one of its spokespersons , the opposition platform ''Together for Democracy and Sovereignty'' (EDS) called for a protest ...
Abidjan - Riot police in Ivory Coast on Thursday arrested protesters and fired teargas to prevent an opposition demonstration from going ahead, AFP journalists said. The opposition coalition Together for Democracy and Sovereignty (EDS) called the march to protest against the electoral commission which it ...
Abidjan - The infant mortality rate in Ivory Coast has halved in 20 years, the planning and development minister said on Monday, pointing to better and more accessible health care. Niale Kaba said the probability of an infant dying before turning one had dropped from 112 for every 1 000 births in 1998 to 60 ...

ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast's consumer prices fell 0.6 percent year-on-year in February, down from 0.2 percent inflation in January, data from the National Statistics Institute showed on Monday. Food and soft drink prices in the world's top cocoa producer dropped 0.6 percent, while housing and utilities prices fell ...
In January Thierry Tanoh, the minister of oil, energy and renewable energy development, announced that work on the new units at Ciprel and Azito's combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants would begin this year. The three IPPs are collectively responsible for the bulk of Ivory Coast's thermal energy ...
WEST African country, Ivory Coast, replaced its industry and mines minister, Jean-Claude Brou with trade minister, Souleymane Diarrassouba, who will run the ministry on an interim basis, said Reuters in a report. Brou served as industry minister since 2012 and added the mining portfolio the following year, ...
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday received a letter from Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on the development of bilateral ties and increase of coordination, which was delivered by visiting Ivory Coast Foreign Minister Marcel Amon Tanoh during his meeting with Foreign Minister ...
If deforestation continues unabated, Ivory Coast risks losing all its forest cover by 2034, environmental campaigners say. The country's rapidly disappearing forests are home to Western chimpanzees, classified as critically endangered since 2016, forest elephants, and the rare pygmy hippopotamus.
Abidjan - The West African state of Ivory Coast on Monday said it was earmarking $7.07bn in infrastructure spending over the next five years, especially in transport. The announcement was made by the minister for economic infrastructure, Amede Koffi Kouakou, at ceremonies to launch a business fair to be ...
Ivory Coast is struggling to contain cocoa smuggling this season after the country lowered the minimum price for farmers by more than a third to the equivalent of $1 314 per ton as international contract prices declined. The change opened an unusual payment gap with Ghana, the second largest cocoa ...
Lisa Tatonetti, professor of English, gives a lecture about Carole LaFavor's Indigenous Erotics: Indigenous Feminism and HIV Activism in the 1980s and 1990s. The lecture was held at Bluemont Hall on Feb. 21, 2018. The International Student Center hosted Jehu Mette, graduate student in economics, ...
Daniella De Pauw, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Sub-Saharan Africa, said, "There is synergy in having a veteran like Serigne oversee our business in these countries, especially for Ivory Coast where economic expansion is projected at around 7% next year1. His proven track record in growing our ...
ABIDJAN, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Hot weather and below-average rainfall in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week raised concerns about the quality of the April-to-March mid-crop, farmers said on Monday. The world's top cocoa producer is the midst of a dry season that runs from November to ...
African Media Agency (AMA)/- DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has appointed Alassane Mare and Theophile Boutamba as Country Manager in Cameroon and Ivory Coast respectively. Both of them will report to Daniella De Pauw, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding ...
ABIDJAN, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has chosen the banks that will manage the issue of a new Eurobond - the West African nation's fourth in five years - and will announce details in the coming days, Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly said on Wednesday. Ivory Coast is one of a number of African ...
Ghana's female senior national team the Black Queens of Ghana lost their opening game at the WAFU Women's Championship 1-0 to host Ivory Coast. The Queens who have been in the neighbouring country for days now were expected to at least get a point in the opening game but lost. The game was ...
Ivory Coast: Jean-Claude Brou, the Minister of Industry and Mines, has inaugurated a new mill at LafargeHolcim Ivory Coast's plant at Abidjan. The new mill has increased the unit's production capacity to 2Mt/yr, according to the Agence Ivoirienne de Presse. LafargeHolcim Ivory Coast re-used a ball mill ...
ABIDJAN, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Low rainfall in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa growing regions might hinder the April-to-September mid-crop as trees suffer from a lack of moisture, farmers said on Monday. The cocoa season in the world's top producer opened on Oct. 1 and the November-March dry season ...
Michel Gbagbo, son of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, was sentenced Friday to six months' jail and a fine for “complicity in disclosing false news”, his lawyer said. In an interview with the Koaci.com news website in May 2016, Gbagbo said “250 people are still in prison” after a political and ...
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 31, 2011 file photo, farmer Issiaka Ouedraogo walks past cocoa pods growing on a tree on a cocoa farm outside the village of Fangolo, near Duekoue Ivory Coast. On Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, The Associated Press reported that stories circulating on the internet about chocolate going ...
ABIDJAN - Around 600 kg of elephant tusks and 600 kg of pangolin scales have been seized in Ivory Coast, ready to be sent to Vietnam and other Asian countries, authorities said on Thursday. In an operation lasting several days that aimed to dismantle a major trafficking network, six suspects were ...
ABIDJAN – Ivory Coast's mining sector turnover rose by 11.5 per cent in 2017 on the back of increased exports of gold, manganese and nickel, government officials have said. “The mining sector announced a sales revenue of 539 billion CFA francs ($1.02 billion) in 2017, compared to 483 billion in 2016,” ...
In Ivory Coast, the conviction of relatives of former President Laurent Gbagbo is reviving criticism against the present administration of Alassane Ouattara. Many say the convictions are selective justice and a crackdown on rebels of only Laurent Gbagbo the former president while failing to prosecute those of ...
In the Ivory Coast a large proportion of cocoa comes from its protected forests. This illegally grown cocoa is then marketed by major chocolate manufacturers, with certification procedures having little impact on this illicit trade. EURACTIV.fr reports. In the village of Taobly in the Ivory Coast, no one seems to know where the ...
In Ivory Coast, officials said the six suspects who were arrested had been operating a syndicate in African and Asian countries for years. The suspects were not identified. The leader of the criminal organization in Ivory Coast has ties to two ivory seizures in Vietnam and Cambodia, according to the Eagle ...
Ahead of Monday's CHAN 2018 encounter against Ivory Coast, Uganda Cranes' coach Sebastien Desabre is hoping his men will convert the chances. ... Uganda lost to Namibia (1-0) and Zambia (3-1) to bow out of the competition just like Ivory Coast that lost to same opposition 1-0 and 2-0 respectively.
But she spends almost half of every day with him in the family's one-bedroom house in Bingerville on the eastern outskirts of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, feeding him formula, changing his nappy, and tickling his toes to make him squeal. Neme does this six mornings a week, unpaid, so that Royann's mother, her ...
In this piece by David Akana, the communications director of CORAF, an organization leading agricultural innovation in Western and Central Africa, he describes how access to different varieties of cassava is improving livelihoods for women farmers in Cote d'Ivoire. In West Africa where the percentage of ...
Gbagbo refused to step down after the election, dragging Ivory Coast into a brief civil war that ended when he was defeated by pro-Ouattara forces backed by French and UN troops. Gbagbo is now on trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. Details of the plan to reinstate Gbagbo ...
A former defence chief for the Ivory Coast's ousted leader was sentenced to 15 years on Thursday for conspiring against the government, the latest top aide of the former regime to be jailed. Moise Lida Kouassi, a defence minister under strongman Laurent Gbagbo, was convicted by a court in Abidjan of ...
Ivory coast teens 11 Tatiana, 17, raises her hand in biology class, where she's near the top of the class. While she attends school in the morning, her 18-month-old son is at home being looked after by her stepsister, Neme. When Tatiana comes home at lunchtime, it's Neme's turn to go to school.
Clashes between farmers and nomadic herders across West Africa are beginning to look like the norm, with each country taking its share of the violence. Residents of Logo and Guma communities in Benue state, Nigeria, entered 2018 on a sad note. Suspected herdsmen invaded communities in the areas ...
The Chipolopolo boys stepped up gear in their preparations for Thursday's African Nations Championship (CHAN) against Ivory Coast with Coach Wedson Nyirenda psyching the lads against the wounded elephants. Nyirenda told FAZfootball.com at the close of Tuesday's training session at the Grand ...
On Sunday, Ivory Coast, who are perennial favorites at African football tournaments were stunned by CHAN newcomers Namibia with a late winner. The other Group B was contested by Uganda Cranes and Zambia's Chipolopolo and after ninety minutes of normal playing time, Zambia edged out the ...
Africa must withdraw from any and all “international” imperialist-coordinated entities which violate its sovereignty, national independence, foreign policy and political interests. Until Ivory Coast is placed under the direction of the people themselves, these periodic rebellions and false notion of economic ...
ABIDJAN - Soldiers in Ivory Coast's second largest city looted weapons from the base of a rival elite military unit before setting it on fire during an overnight clash, leaders of the faction that carried out the raid said on Wednesday. The soldiers, who were involved in a series of mutinies last year that tarnished ...


 

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