C te da Ivoire: reconciliation and progress
The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Cote d'Ivoire, Doudou DiA ne, today called on the authorities to take all necessary measures to allow human rights defenders organisations to play their role for the reconciliation and consolidation of progress in the country.
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Former Armajaro employees file case against Ecom in Ivory Coast
Former employees of commodities trader Armajaro Trading Ltd in Ivory Coast have filed a legal case against Ecom, which is in the process of buying ATL, claiming they have not received severance packages owed to them, their representative said.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Four Nigerian Girls Retrieved From Prostitution
The Anti-Human Trafficking Desk of the Ghana Immigration Service at the Elubo border has assisted to retrieve four Nigerian girls from prostitution in Cote D' Ivoire.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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Sofitel Launches the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire in Cote d'Ivoire
Located in the chic Cocody district and blending French luxury with African culture, Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire is a legendary oasis in perpetual motion.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Africa needs to harness advantages to prosper
Ivory Coast and Ghana produce 53 percent of the world's cocoa. But the supermarket shelves in Abidjan and Accra, their respective capitals, are stacked with chocolates imported from Switzerland and the UK, countries that do not farm cocoa.
Thousands pack the streets as Ivory Coast's Ouattara returns home
Thousands of Ivorians flooded the streets on Sunday to welcome back President Alassane Ouattara after a month of medical treatment in France that raised fears of a return to domestic political upheaval.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Eastern Daily Press
Smallburgh pub is blessed to celebrate new landlady
Liquid with a difference was poured in a village pub today to celebrate a new landlady and era for the community hub.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Sofitel Luxury Launches New Flagship in West Africa
Sofitel Luxury Hotels has launched its new flagship in West Africa with the opening of the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Cocoa farmers get first taste of chocolate
As I flew down to Abidjan it was the free luxury box of chocolates being handed out in Business Class that set me thinking.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Cote d'Ivoire: Worries Over Looming Ivoirian Polls
As Cte d'Ivoire inches closer to its first elections since the violently disputed polls of 2010, efforts to deliver justice, promote reconciliation and disarm fighters are being criticized for failing to shield the country from renewed instability.
The Popular Front is back in business
AS A lively crowd dances to Laurent Gbagbo's campaign anthems, party members wave flags bearing the former Ivorian president's image.
Ivory Coast's new cardinal intends to advance peace in his country
Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Feb 26, 2014 / 12:03 am .- Cardinal Jean-Pierre Kutwa, the newly-elevated cardinal from Ivory Coast, has said he wants to combat politicians' "verbal violence," and is confident that his new role can advance peace in the nation.
Food and drink industry makes progress on development-Oxfam
A woman dries palm seeds in Dabou, around 50 km from Abidjan June 12, 2013. Ivory Coast is seeking to double palm oil production to around 600,000 tonnes by 2020 but must first overcome opposition to the sector and gain access to land, government ministers have said.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
NEWExtreme foods of the world
Images of bizarre culinary experiences from around the world including insects sold live, dehydrated or rendered into a flour-like powder for use in pastries at the Micronutis plant in France that raises insects for human consumption.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Urgent electoral reforms needed ahead of polls in C te da Ivoire a " UN expert
Doudou Diene, who is charged by the UN Human Rights Council to monitor, report and advise on the situation of human rights in Cote d'Ivoire, urged the authorities there to accelerate the resolution of substantive issues, including the reform of the Independent Electoral Commission and the updating of the electoral list.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
King Mohammed VI of Kut Ivoire
Solution , King Mohammed VI , on the eve of Abidjan on Sunday , coming to it from Mali , in friendship and working visit to the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire , as part of an African tour launched last Tuesday from Mali and also led to Conakry, Guinea , and Gabon.
Cote d'Ivoire: Child Labour Claims Are Myth
In March 2012, the European Parliament renewed the International Cocoa Agreement and approved a resolution aimed at, amongst other things, eradicating forced child labour in cocoa production.
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Etisalat empowers women in Cote d'Ivoire
WAM ABU DHABI, 23rd February, 2014 -- After its successful launch in both Benin and Togo, Etisalat Group has launched the initiative, known as "WEENA" through its MOOV subsidiary in Cote d'Ivoire.
Suspected Liberian gunmen attack Ivorian border town
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo attends a confirmation of charges hearing in his pre-trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague February 19, 2013.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
ECOWAS to sign Abidjan/Lagos highway treaty at summit
The signing of a treaty for the Abidjan-Lagos corridor ECOWAS to sign Abidjan/Lagos highway treaty at summit project treaty, is to be top on the agenda of the Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government.