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  1. Exim Bank, FICCI mark Africa-India Partnership Day in Ivory CoastRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), July 7 - With preparations on for the upcoming Third India-Africa Forum Summit in October in New Delhi, an Africa-India Partnership Day was recently organised here jointly by the Export-Import Bank of India and industry ...

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  2. REFILE-Ivory Coast signs concession deal for Abidjan urban rail lineRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    Ivory Coast signed a concession agreement on Monday with France's Bouygues and Keolis and South Korean firms Hyundai Rotem and Dongsan Engineering to build and operate an urban rail line in the commercial capital Abidjan, the government said. Ivory Coast, French-speaking West Africa's largest economy, is experiencing an economic revival as it emerges from a decade-long political crisis.

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  3. Ivory Coast weather conditions threaten next season's cocoaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Heavy rain and overcast conditions in the past week threaten to damage the early flowering for next season's cocoa main crop in some of Ivory Coast's growing regions, farmers said on Monday. The world's top cocoa producer is currently harvesting its April-to-September mid-crop, and arrivals reached 1,575,000 tonnes by July 5, down from 1,605,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season.

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  4. Experts expect AIIB to ease Africa's funding challengesRead the original story

    Yesterday | People's Daily Online

    ... countries," Onunaiju added. Dr. Edith Togba, an Economics lecturer at the Alassane Ouattara University in Cote d'Ivoire's town of Bouake, has said the AIIB will open greater opportunities for Africa. "The initiative is good and it ought to be ...

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  5. A photojournalist finds new purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Columbia Journalism Review

    On the Grid a A North Korean soldier in Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung square. At his feet are painted grids and coordinates instructing where people should march in North Korea's bombastic parades.

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  6. Orange Aims for 20% Sales Growth in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Light Reading

    ... networks across 10 of its markets in West and Central Africa from facilities in Dakar (Cameroon) and Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire). "This has never been done in the world," said Marc Rennard, Orange (NYSE: FTE)'s Africa and Middle East boss, during a ...

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  7. Globeleq celebrates completion of the Azito power plant expansion in C te d'IvoireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Electric Energy Online

    Globeleq, the leading independent power producer in Africa, celebrated the completion of the expansion and conversion to combined cycle of its majority-owned Azito gas-to-power plant near Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Azito's 430 MW of installed capacity will generate electricity using locally supplied natural gas and will provide more than a quarter of the country's electricity.

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  8. Efforts to boost cocoa industry in W/A underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | GhanaWeb

    The African Development Bank and the International Cocoa Organisation have repositioned themselves to boost business opportunities in Africa's cocoa sector, including youth employment and empowering women participation. The two institutions met in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, to strategise for cooperation to foster the transformation of the cocoa industry in Africa.

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  9. Ivory Coast reinforces border security after Mali attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | AlertNet

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  10. .com | West African leaders urge power liberalisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | News24

    Five West African leaders on Wednesday urged regional governments to liberalise the region's electricity sector to overcome insufficient power capacities that deprive most of the area's 300 million inhabitants access to energy. The prime ministers of Benin, Mali, Niger and Togo and the Ivory Coast made their appeal on Tuesday in Abidjan during the founding meeting of the West African Energy Leaders Group - an initiative assembling political and business leaders seeking to boost public-private power development projects in the region.

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  11. .com | Ivory Coast reinforces border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | News24

    Ivory Coast has reinforced security along its northern frontier after recent attacks just across the border in Mali blamed on Islamist insurgents, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday. Armed men attacked and briefly took control of Fakola, a town in Mali's southern region of Sikasso, close to the border with Ivory Coast, on Sunday.

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  12. Nigerian Philanthropist Tony Elumelu Calls For An End To Africa's Energy PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Forbes.com

    I previously worked as a reporter for Business Daily, Kenya's largest business newspaper. Now I travel across Africa, helping FORBES track the richest people on the continent and telling their stories.

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  13. Ivory Coast star Gervinho rubbishes reports his 'obscene' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Ivory Coast's National footbal team player Gervais Yao Kouassi, Gervinho, poses on November 14, 2009 during a Fifa 2010 World Cup match against Guinea at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan. AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO Roma striker Gervinho has denied claims that his proposed transfer to Abu Dhabi outfit Al Jazira has fallen through due to his excessive contract demands.

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  14. Ivory Coast's economic comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Financial Times

    Jul 1, 2015 : Top cocoa producer Ivory Coast was for decades the economic engine of French-speaking Africa before political turmoil and civil war dragged it down. Maggie Fick reports from Abidjan on the country's comeback story.

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  15. Azito Energie Inaugurates C te d'Ivoire's First Operational CCGT Power PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Electric Energy Online

    Azito Energie SA celebrates the commercial start-up of Phase 3 of its 430 MW combined-cycle gas turbine Power Plant in Abidjan with an onsite inauguration ceremony held in the presence of His Excellency, President Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire. Azito is now one of the most modern, efficient power plants in West Africa and will provide one-quarter of Cote d'Ivoire's current total electricity capacity.

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  16. Keshi's name missing as Cote d'Ivoire shortlists 5 for post of National coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Vanguard

    The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) has shortlisted five persons for the post of head coach of the national team, the Elephants, PANA reported from Abidjan on Tuesday and the name of Nigeria's Super Eagles's coach Stephen Keshi was not among the shortlisted candidates.

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  17. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Flight Journal

    A nautical mile is about six feet and the knot equals one nautical mile per hour. 1994 - An Air Ivoire Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M crashes short of Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport, Ivory Coast, with flaps and undercarriage still retracted; all 17 aboard perish.

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  18. NFF 'll sack Keshi ifRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Vanguard

    T op official Iyke Igbokwe has disclosed that the NFF disciplinary committee will recommend for the dismissal of coach Stephen Keshi if it were proven he applied to handle African champions Cote d'Ivoire. Keshi, who appeared before a disciplinary hearing in Abuja Tuesday, has denied ever applying for the Cote d'Ivoire post, but the NFF have since launched a probe that may take them to Abidjan to uncover the truth of the matter.

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  19. Cote d'Ivoire: Don't Shut Down InvestigationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | PressReleasePoint

    President Ouattara has repeatedly stated his commitment to impartial justice for the worst crimes committed during the crisis, but actions speak louder than words. President Ouattara should stand by his promise by maintaining support for the special cell so it can rigorously investigate the post-election abuses.

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  20. Ivory Coast withdraws four mobile licenses over back taxesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Reuters

    Ivory Coast has withdrawn the licenses of four mobile telecommunications operators, saying they owe taxes and fees, and plans to merge them into one company controlled by a new majority shareholder, it said on Wednesday. The companies, Libya's Green, the local units of Lebanon-based Comium and Abu Dhabi-based Warid Telecom along with Ivorian operator Cafe Mobile, had been given a May 5 deadline to pay around 90 billion CFA francs they owe to the state.

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