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EU votes on crucial cap on biofuels made from food crops
Campaigners fear lobbying by industry and farmers' unions will weaken plans to limit role of food crops in biofuels production Employees work in a Jatropha nursery field in Dimbokro, Ivory Coast.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Smuggling devours Ivorian cashew revenue
About a third of Cote d'Ivoire's cashew nuts are smuggled abroad every year, robbing the country of a valuable income stream.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Radio Netherlands Wereldomroep
Youth show condoms received in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Sunny Ntayombya is a journalist and blogger working with a Rwandan English newspaper.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Ivory Coast's drive to reclaim national parks may hit cocoa output
A drive by Ivory Coast authorities to reclaim land in national parks on which about 2,000 farmers have planted crops could hurt output of cocoa in the world's top producing nation, exporters said.
The Journal of Commerce Online
Bollore's Abidjan Terminal Bid Hits Snag
BollorA©'s winning proposal to build a second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan in Ivory Coast violates the nation's competition law, according to Jean-Louis Billon, the country's minister of commerce, Bloomberg Businessweek reports .
My Life Is In Danger - Ivorian Minister
The former Ivorian Minister, whose extradition case is ongoing at a court in Accra, has indicated that he would be killed by the Ivorian authorities if he is extradited from Ghana.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
C te da Ivoire must address a profound political fragmentationa a " UN expert
"Although the basis of the democratic reconstruction in Cote d'Ivoire is in place and the social and economic recovery is under way, the country is facing a profound political fragmentation," the Independent Expert on the human rights situation in the country, Doudou Diene, told the Geneva-based Human Rights Council.
Camair-Co connects Douala and Abidjan with thrice-weekly flights
Camair-Co increased its regional coverage from its base in Douala in Cameroon on 4 June with the launch of services to the Ivoirian city of Abidjan .
Tue Jun 11, 2013
I Coast FPI-leader charged for plotting
Abidjan - An Abidjan court has charged the youth leader of former president Laurent Gbagbo's party with plotting to destabilise the state, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
LUKoil Joins Cote d'Ivoire Offshore Project
MOSCOW, June 11 Russia's largest privately held oil company LUKoil has acquired a 65 percent stake in an oil exploration and production project at block CI-504 off Cote d'Ivoire in the Gulf of Guinea, LUKoil said on Tuesday.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Gbagbo-allied youth leader arrested in Ivory Coast
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast A government spokesman in Ivory Coast says that authorities had arrested a youth leader from former President Laurent Gbagbo's political party on suspicion that he was involved in "destabilization activities" last month.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Cote d'Ivoire: Court Ruling On Gbagbo Sparks Frustration in Ivory Coast
Frustration with the International Criminal Court is growing in Ivory Coast following Monday's decision that gave prosecutors more time to build their case against former President Laurent Gbagbo.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Cote d'Ivoire: ICC Delays Trial Decision for Ivory Coast's Gbagbo
The International Criminal Court has delayed a decision on whether it will put former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on trial for crimes against humanity.
Fri May 31, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
In Ivory Coast, the former ruling party tries to rebuild
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo attends a confirmation of charges hearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Feb.
Thu May 30, 2013
Indian among Unesco's young scientist award winners
Paris, May 30 : Bilal Habib from India was Thursday named as one of the six winners of the Young Scientist Awards instituted by the Unesco.
Cote d'Ivoire: Remembering Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Father of the Nation's (In)dependence
That the child is father of the man may be particularly true for Africa and its 'fathers of independence'. This is the case not only because half a century after the continent's accession to sovereignty, Africa still bears scars of its childhood diseases - the lack of institutional capacity, to name but one - but also because the 'fathers' didn't ... (more)
Wed May 29, 2013
Porter lobbied Cote d'Ivoire to become an honorary consul for...
Arthur Porter now sits in a Panamanian jail, waiting for extradition to Canada where he faces criminal charges including conspiracy, money laundering and fraud.
CPC and Fashakin got it wrong about President Jonathan and OAU/AU at 50 Summit
State House press release -We are dealing with such hideous and second rate characters in Nigeria's public space, belonging to the ACN and the CPC, and that other would-be disaster-prone mongrel called APC that they won't even respect the truth.
Tue May 28, 2013
INSIGHT-Nigerian pirate gangs extend reach off West Africa
As the afternoon sun glinted off the waters in Ivory Coast's port of Abidjan, a team of gendarmes set out in a leaky wooden pirogue with no weapons and nothing more than mobile phones for communication.
Most timber exported from Ghana at risk of being illegal, says watchdog group Global Witness
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - New documents on logging permits in Ghana indicate most timber exported from the country is likely illegal, exposing purchasers to possible jail time under a new European Union regulation, the environmental watchdog group Global Witness said Tuesday.