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IMF: Now Is Opportune Time For Energy Tax Reform

IMF calls countries for energy tax reform

According to IMF, getting energy prices right would be beneficial to the economy, environment, and public health. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on governments around the world to take advantage of low oil prices and reform energy taxes to support sustainable economic growth. “Getting energy prices right would ...

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Cocoa & Chocolate Industry and Ivorian Government Announce Agreement on Improved Cocoa Planting Material


ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire — The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and Cote d’Ivoire’s Conseil du Café-Cacao have announced an agreement to improve cocoa planting material. The agreement is closely aligned with the Ivorian government’s 2QC national cocoa strategy and comes less than a year after WCF announced CocoaAction, the chocolate and cocoa ...

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JUMIA Cote d’Ivoire is expanding

Jumia plan to bring to 8 the total number of Jumia branches in Cote d'Ivoire by the end of the second quarter.

The online retail shop, Jumia Cote d’Ivoire, recently launched six new hubs across the country. Jumia in its bid to cover the whole of Cote d’Ivoire,  is opening six new dispatch departments in six cities – Yamoussoukro, Bouaké, San Pedro and Daloa are already functional; with Gagnoa, and Korogho opening ...

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Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant will be available on iOS and Android

Cortana is Microsoft' Digital Assistant answer to Google Now and Apple's Siri  (Source: pctechmag.com)

Software giant Microsoft is set to bring its Cortana digital assistant to iOS and Android as a standalone app. Cortana is an intelligent digital personal assistant developed by Microsoft. Digital assistants are somewhat like real assistants, they have the same role the only difference, one is a software application. They can ...

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An error in Google WhoIS reveals thousands of domain owners’ personal details

World Wide Web image Source: Google

This week an error at the famous google WHOIS lookup website an error occurred that has exposed domain owners details: names, contact addresses, email info and phone numbers. WHOIS is an utility website or internet record widely used to identify who owns a domain and how to get in contact with ...

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African Petroleum Corporation has recently lost $31.2 Million

African Petroleum-Makes Oil Discovery Offshore in West Africa

The African Petroleum Corporation (APC) is an independent oil and gas exploration company operating ten licences in five countries offshore in West Africa – Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Gambia with a combined net acreage position of 28,955 square kilometres. Recently, African Petroleum Corporation on 10 March 2015 announced a ...

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Cote d’Ivoire Ask Nigeria For Gas Supplies


The Republic of Cote d’Ivoire has signaled its intention to procure Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supplies from Nigeria in support of its growing power needs. The announcement is contained in a statement issued last Thursday by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Department at Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). To ...

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Prudential the UK’s largest insurer shares dip 3 per cent after losing his charismatic boss, the Ivorian Tidjane Thiam to under-fire Credit Suisse.


Shares in the UK’s largest insurer Prudential took a tumble this week after the firm announced its boss Tidjane Thiam will leave later this year to take the top job at Credit Suisse. The announcement comes as Prudential reported a 60 per cent rise in annual profits to £2.6billion from £1.6billion a year ...

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