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  1. Africa: Global Voice Group and Sgs Societe Generale De...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Global Voice Group and SGS Socit Gnrale de Surveillance , are proud to announce their joint participation, as sponsors, exhibitors and speakers, to Africa Telecom People 2014, the tenth instance of this major yearly gathering of francophone Africa's telecom players. Every year, for the past decade, ATP has gathered the main actors of the telecommunications sector in francophone Africa.

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  2. Africa in pictures: 12-18 DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    With less than a week to go to Christmas day, delivery riders for an online retailer in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan dress up as Santa Claus on Thursday. In the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, sailors prepare their attire on Friday, shortly before taking part in a military parade during celebrations to mark Kenya's 51 years of independence from the UK.

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  3. Liberia: Despite Ebola, Some Serious Progress ProceedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The signing last Wednesday of the US$37.28 million Ganta-Yekepa Pavement Agreement is a tacit indication that despite the havoc Ebola has inflicted on the country, we are making some serious progress. This includes the rapid recession of the deadly Ebola virus.

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  4. SRSG Lauds Contribution Of Ghanaian Troops In UNOCIRead the original story

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in La Cote d'Ivoire, Madame Aichatou Mindaoudou Soulemane, has commended Ghanaian troops and Staff Officers serving in La Cote d'Ivoire for exhibiting professionalism, excellence, dedication, selfless sacrifices and above all courage in the course of their tour of duty. The flag of Ghana was raised high during a spectacular Medals Presentation Ceremony held at the Ghana Aviation Unit in Bouake on 28th November 2014.

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  5. East of Ebola, West of Oil Is African Ivory Coast RefugeRead the original story

    Thursday | Bloomberg

    A woman sells water in plastic bags in the popular market of Adjame in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on Nov. 28, 2014. The country's economy is forecast to expand 8.5 percent this year, beating the sub-Saharan African average of 5.1 percent, according to the IMF. Close

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  6. .com | Ivory Coast hunger strike prisoners get medical careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News24

    About 150 suspected supporters of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo are receiving medical treatment in prison after starting a hunger strike this month, an official from Gbagbo's political party and a UN document said. More than 300 detainees at the main prison in the commercial capital Abidjan, many of whom have been held for more than two years, began their hunger strike on 1 December, calling for Ivorian authorities to either start their trials or free them on bail.

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  7. Ivory Coast hunger strike prisoners receiving medical treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | AlertNet

    About 150 suspected supporters of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo are receiving medical treatment in prison after starting a hunger strike this month, an official from Gbagbo's political party and a U.N. document said. More than 300 detainees at the main prison in the commercial capital Abidjan, many of whom have been held for more than two years, began their hunger strike on Dec. 1, calling for Ivorian authorities to either start their trials or free them on bail.

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  8. Zimbabwe: AFDB Approves U.S $75 Million Loan for Kariba Dam ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | AllAfrica.com

    The African Development Bank Group has approved the release of a $75 million loan to Zimbabwe and Zambia that will assist in the Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project. In a statement, AfDB said its board of directors passed the resolution in Cote d'Ivoire on Monday and it would add on to other funds coming from several other sources to meet the required $294,2 million for the completion of the project.

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  9. Olam International strikes 'transformational' deal to acquire ADM's global cocoa business for $1.3bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | FoodNavigator

    ADM chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz said the deal would allow ADM to "redeploy capital to investments that offer improved returns potential and less volatility than the cocoa business, or distribute excess capital to shareholders, or a combination of both". Olam - a leading supplier of cocoa beans with a significant presence in all major cocoa growing regions except Brazil, processing facilities in Cote d'Ivoire and Nigeria, and value-added processing facilities in Spain and the UK - said the deal would catapult it into third place in the global cocoa business behind Barry Callebaut and Cargill, and create significant synergies.

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  10. ADM To Sell Its Global Cocoa Business To OlamRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Agri Marketing

    ... in Mississauga, Canada; Koog aan de Zaan and Wormer, Netherlands; Mannheim, Germany; Ilheus, Brazil; Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire; Kumasi, Ghana; and Singapore. Also included are ADM's buying stations in Brazil, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, and Indonesia, as ...

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    Monday Dec 15 | Business Wire

    ... in Mississauga, Canada; Koog aan de Zaan and Wormer, Netherlands; Mannheim, Germany; Ilheus, Brazil; Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire; Kumasi, Ghana; and Singapore. Also included are ADM's buying stations in Brazil, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, and Indonesia, as ...

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  12. Indian-African study proves medicinal benefits of West African plantRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Big News Network.com

    Indian and African researchers have scientifically validated the benefits of a traditional medicinal plant native to Ivory Coast that will help contribute to drug development for cancer and heart diseases, a scientist said here Monday. The plant Pericopsis laxiflora, known as satinwood in English, and native to the West African region is used widely for headaches and stomach-related disorders according to researcher Ouattara Karamoko from Abidjan.

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  13. Cote d'Ivoire: Nowhere to Turn for ProtectionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PressReleasePoint

    People living, working, and traveling in northern CA te d'Ivoire are being terrorized by armed men who appear to operate with little fear of being stopped, much less prosecuted. The Ivorian government needs to protect people against these relentless and often violent attacks.

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  14. Cote d'Ivoire: Violent Crime Marks Daily Life in the NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Heavily-armed criminals are subjecting residents of northern Cte d'Ivoire to a relentless pace of often-violent attacks on buses and private vehicles and in villages, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces have largely failed to protect the population or investigate the crimes.

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  15. Deposed Compaore returns to Cote d'IvoireRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | In-depth Africa

    BURKINA Faso's deposed president Blaise Compaore arrived in Cote d'Ivoire at the weekend on the latest stage of an odyssey which has taken him to several countries since he was toppled. Should he seek to stay, his presence could complicate relations between the two West African neighbours and prove politically awkward for the Ivorian government as President Alassane Ouattara seeks re-election next year.

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  16. Farmers Stuck With Cocoa as Ivory Coast Rains Disrupt TruckingRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Washington Post

    Farmers in top cocoa-producer Ivory Coast are struggling to sell beans they've harvested after heavy rains disrupted transportation. Rainfall in San Pedro, a southwestern coastal town, was 153.3 millimeters in the 10 days through Nov. 30, compared with 46.4 millimeters in the same period last year, according to data from the National Meteorological Service.

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  17. Can balloons connect billions to internet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CNN

    Workers haul part of a fiber optic cable bringing internet connectivity to East Africa onto the shore in Mombasa, Kenya in 2009. Today, 4.4 billion people -- more than half of the population of the Earth -- remain without internet access.

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  18. Wife of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo must face Hague trial - ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | AlertNet

    Judges at the International Criminal Court on Thursday said Ivory Coast must hand over Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former president Laurent Gbagbo, to stand trial in The Hague on charges of crimes against humanity. Laurent Gbagbo and an associate, Charles Ble Goude, are already in the ICC's detention centre in the Netherlands, but Ivory Coast has refused to hand over Simone Gbagbo, saying it will try her on charges including genocide in a domestic court.

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  19. Cote d'Ivoire: Surrender Simone Gbagbo to the ICCRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | PressReleasePoint

    Charles Ble Goude, member of Gbagbo's government and head of the pro-Gbagbo Young Patriots youth movement, stands with Simone Gbagbo , wife of Laurent Gbagbo, during a rally in Abidjan February 5, 2011. Despite improvements in rebuilding the country since the post-election crisis, today's ruling highlights that CA te d'Ivoire still has much work to do when it comes to holding those suspected of the worst crimes to account.

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  20. Race to feed 4.4 billion 'malnourished minds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CNN

    Workers haul part of a fiber optic cable bringing internet connectivity to East Africa onto the shore in Mombasa, Kenya in 2009. Today, 4.4 billion people -- more than half of the population of the Earth -- remain without internet access.

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