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  1. Top cocoa grower Ivory Coast stung by caterpillar invasion Abidjan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Cocoa crops in the world's top producer, Ivory Coast, are being ravaged by caterpillars but authorities are playing down the new scourge, saying they have it under control. The west African nation, now a beacon of stability and prosperity in the restive region, is slowly emerging from about a decade of low-level civil war and political turbulence, and is desperately trying to restore its once-booming economy to its former glory.

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  2. Ivory Coast parliament votes to hold referendum on new constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast's parliament on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favour of holding a referendum on a new constitution that would among other measures remove a controversial nationality clause that contributed to years of unrest and civil war. President Ouattara pledged during his campaign for re-election last year to scrap the clause, which states presidential candidates must prove both their parents are natural-born Ivorians.

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  3. Prevention of HIV infection in men who have sex with men is a priority in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In West Africa, men who have sex with men are exposed to a high risk of HIV infection and could benefit from stronger prevention including pre-exposure prophylaxis . This is what is suggested by the first data from ANRS CohMSM, a study led by Christian Laurent and his colleagues, the first results of which will be presented at AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa .

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  4. International Criminal Court Fast FactsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | GantDaily.com

    ... custody as the DRC investigates additional charges against him. January 28, 2016 - The trial begins for former Cote d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo and former Ivorian politician Charles Ble Goude. Gbagbo and Ble Goude are charged with four counts ...

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  5. Al-Qaida reports death of commander in Mali - Sun, 17 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    A group that monitors online extremist activity says al-Qaida's North Africa branch has reported the death of a commander in Mali. The SITE Intelligence Group on Sunday quoted a statement from al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb saying Abu Bakr al-Shinqiti was killed during a raid ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - A group that monitors online extremist activity says al-Qaida's North Africa branch has reported the death of a commander in Mali.

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  6. 'Free Gbagbo' campaign launched in AccraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | GhanaWeb

    ... Gbagbo Campaign' at the Teachers Hall in Accra. President Gbagbo was arrested at the Presidential Palace in La Cote D'Ivoire by French Special Forces, following the second round of voting in the disputed Ivorian General Elections of November 2010 in ...

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  7. Ivory Coast SIR refinery asks government to help with debtsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Reuters

    Ivory Coast's SIR oil refinery, the biggest in French-speaking West Africa, has asked the government to take on debts that are keeping it from turning a profit despite record output, its managing director said on Friday. Societe Ivoirienne de Raffinage hit a 30-year production record of 3.45 million tonnes of refined products in 2015 and output is on track to rise further in 2016, Thomas Camara said.

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  8. Ivory Coast arrests two soldiers for suspected links to al QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Ynetnews

    Two soldiers have been arrested in Ivory Coast accused of failing to denounce suspected members of an al Qaeda cell that killed 19 people in a March attack on a beach resort town, military officials said on Thursday.

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  9. Ivory Coast arrests two soldiers for suspected links to al QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Star Online

    Two soldiers have been arrested in Ivory Coast accused of failing to denounce suspected members of an al Qaeda cell that killed 19 people in a March attack on a beach resort town, military officials said on Thursday. The raid on Grand Bassam, 40 km from the commercial capital, Abidjan, by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb , the jihadist group's North African affiliate, was the furthest yet from its traditional desert base.

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  10. .com | 11 000 Ivorian refugees in Ghana afraid to go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | News24

    Egyeikrom - Five years after the return of peace to Ivory Coast, 11 000 Ivorian refugees living in Ghana are still afraid to go home despite an upbeat economic climate in the world's top cocoa producer. While the international community deems it safe for those involved in a decade of trouble to return, Ange-Pelagie Baya said: "We would prefer to die of hunger rather than go back."

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  11. Growth, Finance & Downstream Prospects Explored at 4th Africa Palm Oil Value Chain Summit in AbidjanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | PRWeb

    ... Palm oil producers have turned their eyes to Africa as the next growth spot. Countries like Nigeria, Ghana and Cote D'Ivoire are the current leaders in African oil palm production , but as output is just a fraction of that of Asia, the region has ...

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  12. Activists: HIV Treatment Lagging in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Voice of America

    The prevalence of HIV/AIDS is relatively low in West Africa compared to the rest of Africa, but treatment rates there are equally low. In Ivory Coast, about two-thirds of people living with HIV/AIDS are not on antiretroviral treatment.

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  13. .com | Niger president moots regional anti-terror forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | News24

    "We must work to strengthen the mandate and troop strength of Minusma to allow it to mount offensives against all kinds of terrorist forces in northern Mali," Issoufou said, referring to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali. He was speaking at a summit of the Conseil de l'Entente, a regional five-member cooperation forum set up in 1959 and currently chaired by Niger.

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  14. UN report: Ivory Coast should do more to prevent and punish rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Jurist

    The agencies examined data from 2012-2015, documenting 1,129 cases of rape and finding that 66 percent of victims were children. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said, "Cote d'Ivoire in recent years has recorded significant progress in terms of human rights, but the persistence of rape and impunity towards their perpetrators remain of serious concern and requires urgent action."

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  15. Ivory Coast carrier adds an A320neoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Air Transport World

    ... new commitment follows its previous order for four aircraft placed in April. Ivory Coast national carrier, Air Cote D'Ivoire, has signed a firm order for an additional Airbus A320neo to complete its fleet.... More Istanbul Chamber of Commerce has ...

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  16. Ivory Coast cool weather threatens next cocoa main cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Reuters

    Persistent cool weather in some of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions could hurt output during the start of the forthcoming main crop, farmers said on Monday. Weather in July and August is crucial to determining the size of the October-to-March cocoa main crop.

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  17. Kazibwe given Shs1b for AU job raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Daily Monitor

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has watered down claims that former vice president Specioza Wandira Kazibwe was given Shs3.5b for her campaign to become the next African Union chairperson Set facts right. Foreign Affairs ministry dismissed reports that Dr Kazibwe was given Shs3.5 billion for the campaigns, saying Shs2b was to clear outstanding arrears with AU.

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  18. Cote d'IvoireRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | State Department

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  19. IMF Staff Team Completes Mission to C te d'IvoireRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | World News Report

    A staff team from the International Monetary Fund led by Mr. Dan Ghura visited Abidjan from June 24 to July 7, 2016, to negotiate a new three-year economic program that could be supported by the IMF through Arrangements under the Extended Credit Facility and the Enhanced Credit Facility . At the conclusion of the mission, Mr. Ghura, issued the following statement: "The Ivoirien authorities and the IMF team have made good progress in discussing policies that could be supported by new IMF arrangements, with a view to cementing Cote d'Ivoire's impressive economic performance over the past four years achieved in the context of the previous program supported by the IMF through an ECF Arrangement."

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  20. C te d'Ivoire: IMF Staff Team Completes MissionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | International Monetary Fund

    ... good progress in discussing policies that could be supported by new IMF arrangements, with a view to cementing Cote d'Ivoire's impressive economic performance over the past four years achieved in the context of the previous program supported by the ...

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