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  1. Elections: 'President Jonathan acting like Adolf Hitler, Gbagbo'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    ... to hand over power after losing election. According to the group, President Jonathan, like Gbagbo of the Cote d'Ivoire, was making frantic effort to frustrate the conduct of the general electionS, and if possible, stay in office beyond his tenure or ...

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  2. I.Coast ruling coalition partner backs Ouattara re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

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  3. With expansion into West Africa, VMK ignites Africa-designed brands competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ITworld

    By opening its first store in the Ivory Coast, VMK, based in the Republic of the Congo, is taking a big step in its expansion plans and potentially setting up a designed-in-Africa brand competition with RLG. VMK has up to now offered products manufactured in China but has plans to start making phones in Africa.

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  4. Coalition partners threaten to challenge Ivory Coast president at pollsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Reuters

    Prominent members of Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara's main coalition partner on Thursday rejected a deal by their party's leader to support Ouattara's bid for re-election later this year. Their party, the Democratic Party of Ivory Coast , is still expected to endorse the deal at its party congress on Saturday.

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  5. ecowas holds meeting on statelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Ghanamma.com

    ... principles that define the community of states ECOWAS,' he said. He commended President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d'Ivoire for his leadership and for his strong commitment in the fight against statelessness He said while most people took for granted ...

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  6. ECOWAS Member States Adopt A Declaration To Eradicate StatelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Ghanamma.com

    ... among the West African countries that have ratified both conventions are Nigeria, Senegal, Benin and the Cote d'Ivoire. The participating countries include Ghana, the Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote ...

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  7. Liberia: Pres. Sirleaf Wants U.S.$78.11 Million Loan Agreements RectifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | AllAfrica.com

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted for ratification to the National Legislature loan agreements totaling US$78.11 million between Liberia and the African Development Bank and African Development Fund . The loans are intended to finance phase two of the Mano River Union Road Development and Transport Facilitation Program , the Liberia News Agency reports.

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  8. Cote d'Ivoire begins marketing 12-year average life US dollar bondRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Reuters

    The Republic of Cote d'Ivoire has begun marketing a 12-year average life US dollar-denominated benchmark bond at 6.875% area, according to a lead.

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  9. I Coast's ex-first lady rejects chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Iol.co.za

    Simone Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former first lady, on Monday rejected charges of rebellion and xenophobia, in her first public statements at a trial over her role in a conflict that erupted after a contested 2010 election. Gbagbo is wanted by the International Criminal Court for her role in the violence, which killed about 3 000 people.

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  10. Ivory Coast's Former First Lady Rejects Charges Over Election ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Big News Network.com

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  11. .com | Crowds scuffle as I Coast's ex-first lady faces trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | News24

    Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo was due to appear in court on Monday to answer to a charge of undermining state security in a high-profile trial that led to scuffles outside the courtroom. Police moved in to separate opponents of Gbagbo who yelled "Murderers!", referring to post-electoral bloodshed in 2010-11 that led to charges against her and 82 fellow defendants, from her supporters, who shouted back "Liars".

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  12. Crowds scuffle as I. Coast's former first lady faces tr...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Peninsula

    Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo was due to appear in court on Monday to answer to a charge of undermining state security in a high-profile trial that led to scuffles outside the courtroom. Police moved in to separate opponents of Gbagbo who yelled "Murderers!", referring to post-electoral bloodshed in 2010-11 that led to charges against her and 82 fellow defendants, from her supporters, who shouted back "Liars".

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  13. Africa: Sufian Ahmed Among Seven Other Candidates for AFDB PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    The Steering Committee of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank , which met on 11 February, 2015 at the Bank's headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, has agreed on a list of eight candidates to run for the bank's presidency. Sufian Ahmed, Ethiopia's long serving Minister of Finance and Economic Development is one of the eight.

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  14. 100,000 victims of Ivory Coast toxic spill launch Dutch suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | West Australian

    More than 100,000 Ivorian victims of a 2006 toxic waste spill are suing Dutch multinational oil trader Trafigura, demanding compensation and a clean-up, their lawyers said on Friday. "We ask judges to rule that Trafigura Beheer B.V. be held responsible for bodily, moral and economic injury caused to the plaintiffs," according to a copy of the summons seen by AFP.

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  15. Ivory Coast toxic spill victims launch Dutch suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Peninsula

    More than 100,000 Ivorian victims of a 2006 toxic waste spill are suing Dutch multinational oil trader Trafigura, demanding compensation and a clean-up, their lawyers said on Friday. "We ask judges to rule that Trafigura Beheer B.V. be held responsible for bodily, moral and economic injury caused to the plaintiffs," according to a copy of the summons seen by AFP.

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  16. Ethiopia Finance Ministers among Candidates for AfDB Chief - Friday, 20 February 2015 14:02Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Walta Information Centre

    Three African finance ministers are among eight candidates in the running to replace Donald Kaberuka as president of the African Development Bank . Ethiopia's Sufian Ahmed, Chad's Kordje Bedoumra and Cristina Duarte from Cape Verde have been nominated for the position, the lender said in an e-mailed statement on Friday.

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  17. 6 Feminist African Artists Changing The Body Of Contemporary ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Switched

    ... active in the African art world since the 1990s. The artists currently live in places ranging from Abidjan, in Cote d'Ivoire, to Princeton, New Jersey, working in media ranging from video to performance to painting to sculpture. Billie Zangewa's ...

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  18. First VMK store opens in AbidjanRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | M2.com

    ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire /African Press Organization / -- VMK , a company founded by Verone Mankou, the Congolese entrepreneur behind the first tablet made in Africa, announced the opening of its first VMK store in Abidjan on 19 February 2015. Located in the Treichville commune at Zone 3 C, Immeuble Rive Gauche, this point of sale - which will exclusively sell products from the VMK range - marks the beginning of the Congolese company's expansion beyond its borders.

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  19. E-readers offer better, cheaper theological textsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | United Methodist Church

    Research is difficult at the United Methodist seminary in Abadjin-Doume, Cote d'Ivoire, where print resources are limited and there is no internet connection in the library. Dja Serge studies an e-reader during the Feb. 7 workshop held at Methodist University in Codody, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

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  20. Nigeria: Polls Shift - OBJ, PDP Back in the TrenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | AllAfrica.com

    ... until he lost at the poll and refused to hand over to opposition leader, Alhassan Ouattara, thus setting Cote d'Ivoire in crisis," Obasanjo said. Obasanjo said, "The shift is part of a grand plan by President Goodluck Jonathan to cling to power or ...

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