Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire Newswire

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  1. Ghana commits to ECOWAS Free Movement ProtocolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana is firmly committed to the implementation of the ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement of Persons, the Right of Residence and the Right of Establishment as well as the Protocol on Community Citizenship. Mr Charles Owiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, said the two Protocols together, aims to create a single ECOWAS Regional Community, devoid of obstacles and impediments to free movement of people, goods, services and capital.


  2. Dreams of European Life Spur Perilous Journeys From West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Kadi Bah saw people starving in the Sahara desert and drowning in the Mediterranean during her failed six-month odyssey to reach Europe. But as soon as the United Nations plane bringing her back home from Libya to Ivory Coast touched down, she was hatching plans to try again.


  3. Ansip: In digital, we are equal partners with AfricaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    Commission Vice President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip debriefed EURACTIV.com following a recent meeting of the EU ministers responsible for development in Tallinn, where "Digital for development" was one of the agenda items. The informal meeting of EU ministers was held on 11 September.


  4. Agriculture Ministers to discuss the Fall Army Worm at AU meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    Ministers of agriculture from African Union member countries are to discuss the Fall Army Worm at the upcoming ministerial meeting set for October this year, at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia. The ministers will discuss ways of addressing the pest that is affecting food production in the continent and posing a threat to the food security agenda.


  5. Federation of Red Cross brainstorm to boost operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | GhanaWeb

    The leadership of the West Coast Region of the International Federation of Red Cross is meeting in Accra to discuss how to boost the operations of the organisation and improve the lives of vulnerable populations. The West Coast region comprises Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo.


  6. Claim: Chocolate CAUSES Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NorCalBlogs

    Your afternoon chocolate bar may be fueling climate change, destroying protected forests and threatening elephants, chimpanzees and hippos in West Africa, research suggests. Well-known brands, such as Mars and Nestle, are buying through global traders cocoa that is grown illegally in dwindling national parks and reserves in Ivory Coast and Ghana, environmental group Mighty Earth said.


  7. U17 women's handball team - " Press image courtesy file photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Egypt Today

    The women handball national team U17 led by coach Ahmed Abdel Halim defeated Cote d'Ivoire 23-8 in their second match at the African Women's Handball Championships, hosted by the Ivorian capital Abidjan from September 11 to 17 with the participation of the Pharaohs. The national team will face Algeria on Thursday in their third match after opening their African Women's Championship on Tuesday with Senegal.


  8. RwandAir to open second hub in Cotonou; establish JV airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Air Transport World

    RwandAir will open a second hub in Cotonou , West Africa Sept. 30 and establish a joint venture airline.


  9. GOC to host Africa Sports Awards with ANOCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana would host the rebirth of the All African Sports Awards. This follows a successful meeting between the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah and the President of Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa General Lassanne Palenfo in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.


  10. Ghana to host the rebirth of All African Sports AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | GhanaWeb

    After a successful meeting between the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah and the President Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa General Lassanne Palenfo in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana would host the rebirth of the All African Sports Awards. The maiden event of the awards was held in Ghana on November 17, 2007 at the Banquet Hall of the State House but unfortunately could not live to its expectation.


  11. Ivory Coast to lift cocoa farm price, hold export tax - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Reuters

    Ivory Coast is close to agreeing an increase in the minimum price paid to cocoa farmers to 750 CFA francs per kilogram for the 2017/18 season, while holding the export tax at 16 percent, sources familiar with the matter said. The world's top producer sells forward the bulk of its anticipated harvest to be able to set a minimum price for farmers, known as the farmgate price, at the start of the season on Oct. 1. Last season opened with a price of 1,100 CFA francs/kg, but that dropped to 700 CFA francs/kg in March amid a sharp drop in world prices.


  12. SRG Drills 8.9% Cg Over 55 Meters, Including 10.06% Cg Over 48 Meters at LolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | GlobeNewswire

    ... at SRG's facility in the Lola village. Sample preparations were performed by Veritas Laboratory in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Pulp samples were delivered to Activation Laboratories Ltd., Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. The samples were treated through a ...


  13. Qatar Airways launches most spectacular global promotion yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Today.Az

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of its 'Global Travel Boutique' promotion, offering passengers from around the world amazing fares on flights in both Economy and Business Class. Valid September 12-19, the promotion will offer discounts of up to 50 per cent on fares in both Economy and Business Class, as well as special companion fares and discounted group bookings.


  14. African leaders validate AfDB's Feed Africa Strategy at African Green Revolution ForumRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Newkerala.com

    ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, 12 September 2017 / PRN Africa / -- African leaders and partners in the agriculture sector have validated the Feed Africa Strategy of the African Development Bank as a viable tool towards the transformation of agriculture on the continent. President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d'Ivoire and his counterpart from Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, spoke glowingly of the AfDB's initiative on Wednesday, September 6 at the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum in Abidjan.


  15. Women in agriculture must be facilitated, panel hearsRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, 08 September 2017 : Today's technological advances and innovations in agriculture should touch every aspects of women's lives in order for them to have the desired impact on African societies. This was deliberated on Tuesday, September 5 at the 7th African Green Revolution Summit in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.


  16. AfDB steadily pioneers major strategy shift in Africa's agriculture financingRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, 08 September 2017 : The African Development Bank has deepened agriculture with an initial investment of US $774 million in six countries in Africa to ignite economic growth and make agriculture an attractive investment. Chiji Ojukwu, Director of Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department at the AfDB, said Monday that the Bank's ENABLE Youth Programme, part of its Feed Africa initiative, is making steady progress in changing the way agriculture is perceived - from a traditional way of life, to a lucrative investment.


  17. .com | Gbagbo's allies behind string of Ivory Coast attacks: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | News24

    A group of people allied to Ivory Coast's former leader Laurent Gbagbo are behind a wave of recent attacks on police posts, the interior minister said on Thursday. Thirty-five people have been arrested over the violence, which is being led by two men who are already in exile, Interior Minister Sidiki Diakite said after a meeting of the National Security Council.


  18. Interior Minister: Gbagbo Allies Behind Attacks in Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Voice of America

    An Ivory Coast troop member provides security before the arrival of incumbent President Alassane Ouattara at his election rally in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Oct. 22, 2015. A group of allies of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, including at least one living in exile in neighboring Ghana, are behind a wave of attacks on security installations this year, the interior minister said Thursday.


  19. Ouattara hails agric sector for averaging economic growth by 9%Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | Vanguard

    President Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast on Wednesday hailed the country's agricultural sector for averaging economic growth by 9 per cent. Ouattara told an international agriculture conference in Abidjan that agriculture brought in a record cocoa crop of 2 million tonnes of beans within three weeks in the ongoing harvest season.


  20. How to see a friend during an O'Hare layoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Ask MetaFilter

    Tomorrow afternoon I have a four-hour layover at O'Hare on my way home to Portland from Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. She looked into getting a gate pass to come past security to meet me, but apparently that's not a thing anymore except with unaccompanied minors.