Saturday May 18
Kansas City InfoZine
Cote D'ivoire Travel Warning
Although the security situation significantly improved in 2013, security conditions can change quickly and without warning.
Saturday May 18
Ivory Coast arrests militia chief accused over massacre
Tue May 14, 2013
Voice of America
Scientists Search for Those Long Missing
Forensic scientists and doctors prepare for the exhumation of a mass grave site on the grounds of a mosque, in the Yopougon district of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2013.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ivory Coast students tear gassed
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Security forces in Ivory Coast used teargas to disperse hundreds of students demonstrating Monday against overcrowded classrooms and empty libraries at the country's largest university, sending at least two students to the hospital with injuries, according to witnesses.
Wed May 08, 2013
Ivory Coast: Gbagbo fighters to return from Togo
Authorities investigating the disappearance of a 22-year-old eastern Kansas woman and her 18-month-old daughter have recovered her car and taken a man in for questioning.
SOA World Magazine
Big Data and Mobility Change the Way We Live
This week I read an interesting article titled, Mobile Phone Data Redraws Bus Routes in Africa .
Mon May 06, 2013
Ivory Coast mobile firms risk losing licences over poor service
Ivory Coast mobile telecoms companies risk losing their licences if they do not improve their poor levels of service, a minister said on Monday.
IBM Turns Cell Phones Into Sensors To Monitor Public Transit
Everyone knows that when a company gathers personal information about you, via cookies on the web or settings on your smartphone, they're likely to sell that information.
Big News Network.com
Long road for Ivorian justice
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- Ivory Coast has a ways to go before it makes a clean break from civil conflict that resurfaced in the wake of disputed 2010 elections, a rights official said.
Fri May 03, 2013
Analysis: A long road ahead for justice in Cote d'Ivoire
Wary of a backlash, Cte d'Ivoire's government has hesitated to charge its own supporters of crimes committed during the 2010-2011 poll violence, something that has raised doubts about its commitment to impartial justice, say analysts.
Thu May 02, 2013
As Mali Wars with Islamists, a Mormon Runs for President
Ivory Coast Republican Forces soldiers of the logistics battalion, part of the African-led International Support Mission to Mali, gather at the Ivory Coast's army headquarters in Abidjan before leaving for Bamako, Mali, on May 2, 2013.
Globe and Mail
Ivory Coast's ICC-indicted former first lady in hospital
ROB Insight is The Globe and Mail's exclusive feature led by a team of award-winning editors and writers who provide you with in-depth analysis on breaking business news and the issues that matter most.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Logging permits are being abused in Africa
President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil... President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar ... (more)
Liberia: MRU Countries Want Roads Connectivity
Sierra Leonean Minister of State, Finance and Economic Development, Alhaji Foday Mansaray, has called for road network among the four Mano River Union countries, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Ivory Coast.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
African Bus Routes Redrawn Using Cell-Phone Data
Researchers at IBM, using movement data collected from millions of cell-phone users in Ivory Coast in West Africa, have developed a new model for optimizing an urban transportation system.
Ivory Coast: We are "open" to investigating crimes
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast's justice minister says the government is open to investigating top security officials accused by United Nations experts of raking in millions of dollars through "warlord-style predatory economic activities." Gnenema Coulibaly said on Monday that the government would need to see proof, but that "the government ... (more)
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Cote d'Ivoire: UN Report Highlights Link Between Ruling Party and Cote d'Ivoire's Gbagbo
A report released by a United Nations commission this week said it has identified thousands of ammunition rounds produced in Sudan that were used by forces loyal to former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
The Daily Star
UN panel: Ex-rebels now powerhouse in Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast policemen arrive to disperse supporters of Cisse Bacongo, one of the candidates to the municipal elections in Koumassi, on April 22, 2013, in Koumassi, a popular district of Abidjan, as protesters demonstrate to denouce frauds during the vote.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Report: Gbagbo apparently received aid from Sudan
A new report from a U.N. expert panel raises the possibility that former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo received substantial ammunition transfers from Sudan as he clung to power during postelection violence two years ago.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Globe and Mail
Total SA finds Ivory Coast oil next to Ghana's Jubilee field
Plateau, the business area in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast. Following a crippling decade-long political crisis, the government hopes to raise its oil output to around 200,000 barrels per day in five years thanks to recent discoveries and ongoing exploratory drilling.