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International Business Times
Ivory Coast rejects former First Lady Simone Gbagbo's appeal against 20-year sentence supporters. The former first lady, known as Ivory Coast's "iron lady", is curr
Ivory Coast rejects former First Lady Simone Gbagbo's appeal against 20-year sentence
International Business Times / Posted 17 hours ago
supporters. The former first lady, known as Ivory Coast's "iron lady", is currently being detained in the capital Abidjan, where her trial is due to begin on 31 May. Her lawyer Rodrigue Dadje told AFP the court's rejection of the appeal... Read more
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iol.co.za
Orange in African M&A talks?Abidjan - Orange started informal talks with Millicom International Cellular to
Orange in African M&A talks?
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
Abidjan - Orange started informal talks with Millicom International Cellular to buy some of the emerging-market focused company’s operations in Africa, according to two people familiar with the matter. The French mobile company is considering buying... Read more
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dna
Ivory Coast arrests driver over Burkina Faso resort attackgrenades and assault rifles stormed three hotels in Grand-Bassam, a resort popu
Ivory Coast arrests driver over Burkina Faso resort attack
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
grenades and assault rifles stormed three hotels in Grand-Bassam, a resort popular with expats that lies 40 kilometres from Abidjan. The attack, the first of its kind in the Ivory Coast, was claimed by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb which has also... Read more
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iol.co.za
I Coast court rejects appeal by ex-first ladyAbidjan - Ivory Coast's supreme court has rejected former first lady Simone Gba
I Coast court rejects appeal by ex-first lady
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Abidjan - Ivory Coast's supreme court has rejected former first lady Simone Gbagbo's appeal against a 20-year sentence over her role in the violence that followed the 2010 elections that her husband Laurent Gbagbo lost, her lawyer said. “The supreme... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ivory Coast arrests man suspected of link to Grand Bassam hotel attackABIDJAN: Ivory Coast authorities arrested a man on Thursday suspected of transp
Ivory Coast arrests man suspected of link to Grand Bassam hotel attack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast authorities arrested a man on Thursday suspected of transporting weapons for an attack that killed 19 people at the beach resort of Grand Bassam in March, according to national television. "The driver who transported the weapons... Read more
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The Star
Ivory Coast arrests man suspected of link to Grand Bassam hotel attackABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast authorities arrested a man on Thursday suspecte
Ivory Coast arrests man suspected of link to Grand Bassam hotel attack
The Star / Posted yesterday
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast authorities arrested a man on Thursday suspected of transporting weapons for an attack that killed 19 people at the beach resort of Grand Bassam in March, according to national television. "The driver who transported... Read more
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Swissinfo
Ivory Coast arrests man suspected of link to Grand Bassam hotel attackofficers said was a dead attacker is seen on the beach in Grand Bassam, Ivory C
Ivory Coast arrests man suspected of link to Grand Bassam hotel attack
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
officers said was a dead attacker is seen on the beach in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast, March 13, 2016. REUTERS/Joe Penney ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast authorities arrested a man on Thursday suspected of transporting weapons for an attack that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FIFA Approves YFD for Liberiaby FIFA acting general secretary Marcus Kattner, a copy of which was sent to it
FIFA Approves YFD for Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
by FIFA acting general secretary Marcus Kattner, a copy of which was sent to its development office in neighboring Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, FIFA will provide support for the hosting of 16 teams of 20 players (per team, including two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Yanga Can Do Better Than 1998'said as he highlighted among the reasons that contributed to Yanga's poor perfo
'Yanga Can Do Better Than 1998'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
said as he highlighted among the reasons that contributed to Yanga's poor performance in 1998. "We played Asec Mimosas in Abidjan in the first away game and we're scheduled to play our second game away to Raja Casablanca in ten days, but we're... Read more
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Daily Maverick
No country in the Sahel and Maghreb is immune from Al-Qaeda contagionof Bamako’s Radisson Blu Hotel, the Splendid Hotel and Cappuccino Café in Ouaga
No country in the Sahel and Maghreb is immune from Al-Qaeda contagion
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
of Bamako’s Radisson Blu Hotel, the Splendid Hotel and Cappuccino Café in Ouagadougou and the Grand-Bassam beachfront near Abidjan, is their popularity with French diplomats, holidaymakers and expatriates. Given the key features of AQIM attacks to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leaders Underscore Urgent Need to Create Jobs for African Youth through Agriculture, ICT, IndustryBank Group's Strategy for Jobs for Youth in Africa 2016-2025, approved by the B
Leaders Underscore Urgent Need to Create Jobs for African Youth through Agriculture, ICT, Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bank Group's Strategy for Jobs for Youth in Africa 2016-2025, approved by the Boards on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Abidjan, encapsulates the institution's High 5 priorities, especially the fifth priority which aims to improve the conditions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Angola At AfDB Annual Meeting in Lusakaand private companies investing in the regional member countries (RMC). While i
Angola At AfDB Annual Meeting in Lusaka
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and private companies investing in the regional member countries (RMC). While it was originally headquartered in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, the bank's headquarters moved to Tunis, Tunisia in 2003, due to the Ivorian civil war; before... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minding Your Language... Losing Our Culture and Our Identityis very important to learn about other people's language, especially, when you
Minding Your Language... Losing Our Culture and Our Identity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
is very important to learn about other people's language, especially, when you are visiting. I remember one day in Abidjan, back in the 70s when we went on visit. We decided to have a pet dog at home. One day, my elder brother came from a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2nd African Ministerial Forum On ICT Integration in Education and Training On Advancing Inclusive Knowledge Societies in AfricaThe 2nd African Ministerial Forum on ICT Integration in Education and Training
2nd African Ministerial Forum On ICT Integration in Education and Training On Advancing Inclusive Knowledge Societies in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The 2nd African Ministerial Forum on ICT Integration in Education and Training will take place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, June 8-9, 2016. The theme for the second edition of this high-level event is: "Advancing inclusive knowledge societies in Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Impatient Leaders Is What Africa Needssecurity ushered me inside the suite, the door was closed and it was just the t
Impatient Leaders Is What Africa Needs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
security ushered me inside the suite, the door was closed and it was just the three of us; eight months ago, I was in Abidjan when Dr. Adesina beat tight competition to win the race of succeeding Rwanda's Dr. Donald Kaberuka. It was my turn... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria/Burundi: Holders Nigeria, Senegal, Mali in Away Winsease to wrap up victory. A brace from striker Jean Charles Fernandez was enoug
Nigeria/Burundi: Holders Nigeria, Senegal, Mali in Away Wins
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
ease to wrap up victory. A brace from striker Jean Charles Fernandez was enough for Guinea to beat Cote d'Ivoire 2-1 in Abidjan. Ismael Diallo reduced the deficit for the Ivorians. Angola made a giant claim for a place at the final round with a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Working On Plans to Clear Debtsinterview on Friday, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya said
Zim Working On Plans to Clear Debts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
interview on Friday, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya said during his meetings in Kigali (Rwanda) and Abidjan (Ivory Coast), he met the deputy managing director for the IMF, David Lipton and World Bank vice-president Africa... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Zim working on plans to clear debtsinterview on Friday, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya said
Zim working on plans to clear debts
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 6 days ago
interview on Friday, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya said during his meetings in Kigali (Rwanda) and Abidjan (Ivory Coast), he met the deputy managing director for the IMF, David Lipton and World Bank vice-president Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Lauds RBZ for Capital Flight Measurescountry is now on the verge of completing its re-engagement process. In a stat
AfDB Lauds RBZ for Capital Flight Measures
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
country is now on the verge of completing its re-engagement process. In a statement released after high-level meetings in Abidjan between AfDB officials and Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa and RBZ governor Dr John... Read more
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FIFA
Egypt’s women closing the gapof the Ivorians, firing home from distance to score what turned out to be the d
Egypt’s women closing the gap
FIFA / Posted 7 days ago
of the Ivorians, firing home from distance to score what turned out to be the decisive goal in last month’s second leg in Abidjan, with the Egyptians advancing on away goals after the sides drew 2-2 on aggregate. Gamal, who fell in love with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Pins its Hopes On First Chocolate Factorythat fetch a much higher price than the bean. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow, repo
Govt Pins its Hopes On First Chocolate Factory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
that fetch a much higher price than the bean. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow, reporting after a visit to the factory in Abidjan, said: "The factory has the capacity to convert Ivorian cocoa beans into 10,000 chocolate products every year. It's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Togo Joins Afreximbankurged Togo to move quickly to conclude the ratification of the Agreement as req
Togo Joins Afreximbank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
urged Togo to move quickly to conclude the ratification of the Agreement as required under the terms of the 1993 Abidjan Agreement on the Establishment of the Bank. "Given its strategic location in the region, Togo has the potential to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Ivory Coasts pins its hopes on first chocolate factorythat fetch a much higher price than the bean. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow, repo
Ivory Coasts pins its hopes on first chocolate factory
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
that fetch a much higher price than the bean. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow, reporting after a visit to the factory in Abidjan, said: "The factory has the capacity to convert Ivorian cocoa beans into 10,000 chocolate products every year. It's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Basketball League - Cote d'Ivoire's Ramblers Keep Top Spot After Abdijan ChallengeAbidjan Ramblers are top on the standings in the African Basketball League (ABL
African Basketball League - Cote d'Ivoire's Ramblers Keep Top Spot After Abdijan Challenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Abidjan Ramblers are top on the standings in the African Basketball League (ABL) following their fair performance in their native country in last weekend's Abidjan Basketball Challenge where four of the franchise teams in the ABL competed against... Read more
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Raw Story
The other opioid crisis – people in poor countries can’t get the pain medication they needpain in Asia, Africa and Latin America. A worker handles medicine in the Pharm
The other opioid crisis – people in poor countries can’t get the pain medication they need
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
pain in Asia, Africa and Latin America. A worker handles medicine in the Pharmacie de la Sante Publique warehouse in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Opioid painkillers can be difficult to access in many parts of Africa.Thierry Gouegnon/ReutersJust how... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture Is Business, Not a Way of LifeTHE president of the Abidjan-based African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina,
Agriculture Is Business, Not a Way of Life
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
THE president of the Abidjan-based African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, says agriculture in Africa should not be a way of life but a business that should work for both large and small farmers. He said Africa must not be at the bottom of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Key Participants At Yaounde Investment Confab2015, which is helping Kerawa.com gain more traction, improve its web and mobil
Key Participants At Yaounde Investment Confab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
2015, which is helping Kerawa.com gain more traction, improve its web and mobile experience and set up offices in Douala, Abidjan and Kinshasa. His dream is to make Kerawa a pan-African classified ads site for just about everything and focuses to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Handball - 1º De Agosto Win Cup of African Cupsthe Angolan side sent off Mikishi from DRC (37-17) and in the semi-final the Pr
Handball - 1º De Agosto Win Cup of African Cups
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the Angolan side sent off Mikishi from DRC (37-17) and in the semi-final the Progresso do Sambizanga, by 30-19. 1º de Agosto had won the race for the first time in 2015 in Libreville, Gabon, winning in the final Africa Sport of Abidjan, by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Savannasunrise Opens Up Global Online Hotel Booking in East Africa - B2c Processes Drive Digital Take-Up and Data UseAfrica. Currently it is Dubai-based with a Nairobi operational hub. The aim is
Savannasunrise Opens Up Global Online Hotel Booking in East Africa - B2c Processes Drive Digital Take-Up and Data Use
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Africa. Currently it is Dubai-based with a Nairobi operational hub. The aim is to open "sub-offices" this year in Lagos and Abidjan and to open in a Lusophone and North African country next year. This kind of online company focused on B2C processes... Read more
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The Star
Gambia charges six women for protesting trial of opposition figuresABIDJAN (Reuters) - Gambia has charged six women with offences including riotin
Gambia charges six women for protesting trial of opposition figures
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Gambia has charged six women with offences including rioting, unlawful assembly and inciting violence for demonstrating against the prosecution of dozens of opposition activists, a defence lawyer and court official said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gambia charges six women for protesting trial of opposition figuresABIDJAN: Gambia has charged six women with offences including rioting, unlawful
Gambia charges six women for protesting trial of opposition figures
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
ABIDJAN: Gambia has charged six women with offences including rioting, unlawful assembly and inciting violence for demonstrating against the prosecution of dozens of opposition activists, a defence lawyer and court official said on Saturday. Police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
1º De Agosto Fight for Second Title in Cup Winners Cupbe fighting to retain the title, after their first win in 2015 in Libreville, w
1º De Agosto Fight for Second Title in Cup Winners Cup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
be fighting to retain the title, after their first win in 2015 in Libreville, where in the final beat the Africa Sport of Abidjan, by 36-22. The team led by coach Filipe Cruz finished the group stage unbeaten, with wins over Askum of Morocco by... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gambia charges six women for protesting trial of opposition figuresABIDJAN (Reuters) - Gambia has charged six women with offences including riotin
Gambia charges six women for protesting trial of opposition figures
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Gambia has charged six women with offences including rioting, unlawful assembly and inciting violence for demonstrating against the prosecution of dozens of opposition activists, a defence lawyer and court official said on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Big Question Is, What Really Did They See in This Silva Fellow?that afternoon before that hostile crowd, and an equally hostile referee, in th
The Big Question Is, What Really Did They See in This Silva Fellow?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
that afternoon before that hostile crowd, and an equally hostile referee, in the Stade Houphouet Boigny in Abidjan in 1998 where, after coming in as a replacement for the injured Ernest Chirambadare, he turned on a very good... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Urged to Reconsider Transferring Liaison Office to Côte d'Ivoireis urging the African Union (AU) Commission to reconsider its decision to reloc
AU Urged to Reconsider Transferring Liaison Office to Côte d'Ivoire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
is urging the African Union (AU) Commission to reconsider its decision to relocate its Liaison Office from Monrovia to Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. "We think the timing of this decision raises some concern for us because we think the symbolic... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Africa’s growth opportunitiessupply in the African cities that are growing rapidly and benefiting from the c
Africa’s growth opportunities
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
supply in the African cities that are growing rapidly and benefiting from the continued urbanisation trend. Lagos, Accra, Abidjan and Luanda all have remarkable potential for real estate investors. At Ashburton Investments we think this is an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inside Nigeria's 12 Leading Marketscommercial power house of West Africa, as it is massively patronised by merchan
Inside Nigeria's 12 Leading Markets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
commercial power house of West Africa, as it is massively patronised by merchants in the ECOWAS sub-region including Accra, Abidjan, Douala, Niamey and Cotonou to mention a few. Alaba International Market, Ojo, Lagos Alaba International Market is... Read more
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Super Sport
Ivory Coast trio to miss Hungary friendlyBristol City forward Jonathan Kodjia. The Elephants will train in Paris on Mon
Ivory Coast trio to miss Hungary friendly
Super Sport / Posted 15 days ago
Bristol City forward Jonathan Kodjia. The Elephants will train in Paris on Monday and Tuesday before travelling to Budapest. The team will then travel to Abidjan to prepare a match against 2017 African Cup of Nations hosts Gabon on June 4 at Bou... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
BMT to conduct subsea, FSRU studies for Côte d’Ivoire power schemeinfrastructure design, and optimization studies for the supply of gas from the
BMT to conduct subsea, FSRU studies for Côte d’Ivoire power scheme
Offshore Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
infrastructure design, and optimization studies for the supply of gas from the LNG FSRU via subsea infrastructure to the onshore gas turbines outside Abidjan. The project is expected to add around 375 MW to Côte d’Ivoire’s national grid. 05/12/... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namundjebo Scoops Businesswoman Awardachievement in being crowned the Most Outstanding Business Woman of the Year at
Namundjebo Scoops Businesswoman Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
achievement in being crowned the Most Outstanding Business Woman of the Year at the Africa Economy Builders Awards in Abidjan, Ivory Coast last month. She dedicated the award to fellow women. Africa Economy Builders Awards is a platform for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Padded panties? Soup cubes? Ways to boost bottoms in Ivory Coastbingo wing busters! High street... Size 14 Ashley Graham does a VERY saucy dan
Padded panties? Soup cubes? Ways to boost bottoms in Ivory Coast
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
bingo wing busters! High street... Size 14 Ashley Graham does a VERY saucy dance in a thong in... Share this article At Abidjan's biggest market, Treichville, a shop-owner who gave her name only as Evelyne does a busy trade in 'grossifesse'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Togo Becomes Afreximbank's 40th Participating Stateurged Togo to move quickly to conclude the ratification of the Agreement as req
Togo Becomes Afreximbank's 40th Participating State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
urged Togo to move quickly to conclude the ratification of the Agreement as required under the terms of the 1993 Abidjan Agreement on the Establishment of the Bank. "Given its strategic location in the region, Togo has the potential to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Butt boosters' all the rage in Ivory CoastABIDJAN - Some like creams, others pop pills or splash out on padded panties. I
'Butt boosters' all the rage in Ivory Coast
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
ABIDJAN - Some like creams, others pop pills or splash out on padded panties. In Ivory Coast where "big is beautiful" bottom enhancers come in all shapes and sorts, and at any cost. A woman shows pots of cream supposed to enhance bottoms in a market... Read more
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DW
African economies diversify to become resilient |union and they are also looking at integrating infrastucture provision. We've a
African economies diversify to become resilient |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
union and they are also looking at integrating infrastucture provision. We've also seen that with the project between Abidjan and Cotonou in West Africa. In southern Africa, you have the Southern African Customs Union and the Development... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Papa Wemba - Active Ambassador for Congolese Urban MusicOne of Africa's best-loved global musicians, Papa Wemba, died on Sunday 24 Apri
Papa Wemba - Active Ambassador for Congolese Urban Music
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
One of Africa's best-loved global musicians, Papa Wemba, died on Sunday 24 April 2016 after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire. The 66-year-old father of Congolese rumba rock reportedly died of heart failure before he could be taken to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amnesty Wants Mrs. Gbagbo Handed Over to ICCto an arrest warrant against her on charges of crimes against humanity. Simone
Amnesty Wants Mrs. Gbagbo Handed Over to ICC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
to an arrest warrant against her on charges of crimes against humanity. Simone Gbagbo is set to go on trial today in Abidjan on charges of crimes against humanity related to the post-election violence in 2010-2011. More than 1,000 people were... Read more
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IMF
The IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa Holds its Steering Committee MeetingIMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa (AFRITAC West) held th
The IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa Holds its Steering Committee Meeting
IMF / Posted 17 days ago
IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa (AFRITAC West) held the 26th session of its Steering Committee in Abidjan, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, on May 4-5, 2016. During the meetings, the Committee endorsed the Center’s activities and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The African Development Bank a Key Partner in Senegal's Economic Emergenceled by Amadou Ba, Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, visited the Africa
The African Development Bank a Key Partner in Senegal's Economic Emergence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
led by Amadou Ba, Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, visited the African Development Bank (AfDB) headquarters in Abidjan on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to strengthen cooperation with the pan-African institution. In his welcome address, AfDB... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Ibis Styles is number one brand for planned hotels in Africastrong growth, adding 1,142 rooms to its African pipeline and Movenpick moved u
Ibis Styles is number one brand for planned hotels in Africa
Hospitality Net / Posted 17 days ago
strong growth, adding 1,142 rooms to its African pipeline and Movenpick moved up a gear, signing deals in Abuja, Abidjan and Nairobi. Of the top 10 chains, seven have an average size per deal of more than 200 rooms. For the entire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minimum Wage - FG Studying Labour's Demand - Ngigeover three decades ago but still faced a lot of challenges. Sock said the deci
Minimum Wage - FG Studying Labour's Demand - Ngige
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
over three decades ago but still faced a lot of challenges. Sock said the decision to re-locate its headquarters from Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire to Abuja was to enhance its operations since the headquarters of ECOWAS is in Abuja. According to... Read more
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