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4 hrs ago | United Nations

UN expert calls for consultations on reforming C te da Ivoirea s electoral commission

The call by Doudou Diene, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Cote d'Ivoire, follows the recent adoption by the Government of a bill on the IEC's composition, organization, powers and functioning, in response to a specific recommendation from the expert.

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12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Ivory Coast plans e1bn commuter train for Abidjan

A planned commuter train for Ivory Coast's commercial capital of Abidjan will cost as much as e1 billion to build and will be ready in 2020, according to the nation's ministry of transport.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Voice of America

UN Experts: Ivory Coast Ex-rebel Profiting from Banned Diamond Trade

Issiaka Wattao, Deputy Chief of the Armed Forces, is seen at the Felix Houphouet Boigny airport for the return of exiled Ivorian officers in Abidjan, July 29, 2011.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Ghana: Ghana Shouldn't Be Intimidated to Signing EPA - AGI

The Association of Ghana Industries has urged the government to take a resolute stance and not be intimidated into signing the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union .

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Liberia's Business Environment Encouraging

Following decades of political turmoil, Liberia has now set its sight on development and national recovery as evidenced by 10 years of unbroken peace.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Total discovers oil in coast of Cote d'Ivoire

French oil group, Total, has announced the detection of oil in the deep water off the coast of Cote d'Ivoire.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Marine News

UN Seeks Sanctions Waiver to Ship Arms to Mali

The United Nations is seeking an exemption from a U.N. Security Council arms embargo on Ivory Coast so it can ship weapons and military equipment across the East African nation to its peacekeeping mission in landlocked Mali, a spokesman said on Thursday.

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Ghanamma.com

UN honours 849 Jordanian peacekeepers in Cote d'Ivoire

The UN Operation in Cote d'Ivoire has decorated 849 Jordanian peacekeepers in the Mission with the UN medal of honour as recognition of their commitment to service.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Cote d'Ivoire's opposition parties fault govt on election commission

A coalition of opposition political parties in Cote d'Ivoire has faulted measures taken by the government in reconstituting the country's Independent Electoral Commission.

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Ghanamma.com

Ghana Assumes ECOWAS Chair At UN

Ghana's Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, Ken Kanda has assumed chairmanship of the ECOWAS group at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

Ivory Coast PM: 'We Can Astonish the World'

In an interview with VOA, Daniel Kablan Duncan said the government has worked hard to restore security and investor confidence following 2010's post-election violence that killed 3,000 people.

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Reuters

Exclusive: U.N. should halt arms shipments via Ivory Coast after China breach - panel

United Nations experts have called for the world body to stop allowing arms for its Mali peacekeepers to be shipped through Ivory Coast after they said a load of military hardware sent by China violated the country's arms embargo.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Air Cote d'Ivoire Upbeat On Operations

The Country Manager of Air Cote d'ivore that recently started operations in Liberia, says there are positive signs of growth since his company launched operations here.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Cote d'Ivoire: LTE Launched in Cote d'Ivoire By Yoomee, More Countries to Follow

Last week, YooMee launched the first TDD LTE in Cote d'Ivoire's capital Abidjan.

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Reuters

French, Korean consortium to build $1.4 bln Abidjan rail line

Ivory Coast said it had signed an initial agreement with a consortium including France's Bouygues and South Korea's Hyundai and Dongsan Engineering to build a 1 billion euro urban rail line in Abidjan.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jamaica Observer

The message of Mamakaffe

JAMAICAN music has influenced the African artiste for many years. Recently, a number of dancehall/reggae acts have journeyed to the 'Motherland' to meet increased demand for live performances.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Health system criticized in I. Coast model's death

In this photo taken on Thursday, April 3, 2014, the outside of the University Hospital where Ivorian fashion model Awa Fadiga was treated in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Star-Telegram.com

Health system criticized in I. Coast model's death

Awa Fadiga was attacked at night in a taxi that was taking her home to an upscale neighborhood in Ivory Coast's capital.

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ABC News

Health System Criticized in I. Coast Model's Death

Awa Fadiga was attacked at night in a taxi that was taking her home to an upscale neighborhood in Ivory Coast's capital.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Cote d'Ivoire borders under surveillance against the threat of...

Cote d'Ivoire reinforces the "motion control" not officially closed its land borders with the neighboring countries affected by the Ebola virus.

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