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Ivory Coast: Ivorians seeking justice and security for all now

Ivory Coast – Unbearable, horrible, barbaric, it’s the least we can say, faced with these particularly violent assaults experienced by some of our compatriots. We believed that we had survived hell during the post-election crisis that Ivory Coast has experienced in 2010. Unfortunately not, for some years now some acts of extreme cruelty shows us that violence is still in ...

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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 industry’s strategy for sustainability in the cocoa sector. As part ...

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Copa Barry and Kolo Toure to play final games for Ivory Coast

Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry and defender Kolo Toure will mark the end of their Ivory Coast careers in this week’s friendly matches. Both players retired from international duty after helping the Elephants win the Africa Cup of Nations this year. But they are in the squad to face Angola in Abidjan on Thursday and away to Equatorial Guinea on Sunday. It ...

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RDR in a strong demonstration of power plebiscite its candidate Alassane Ouattara for the 2015 presidential

While the Ivorian Popular Front – FPI torn apart in a fratricidal feud, RDR in a strong demonstration of Power plebiscite its candidate Alassane Ouattara for the 2015 presidential As the country seeks to move on from years of political turmoil, Alassane Ouattara was officially designated this Sunday, the candidate of his party in the presidential election of October, crucial for ...

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JUMIA Cote d’Ivoire is expanding

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 soon. The hubs will serve as service points where customers ...

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RHDP more a political argument than a political coalition

Abidjan – RHDP partners threaten to challenge Ivory Coast president at polls. Prominent members of Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s main coalition partner – RHDP (The Houphouëtiste Rally for Democracy and Peace) – recently rejected a deal by their party’s leader to support Ouattara’s bid for re-election later this year. The agreement they were rejecting was struck by former President ...

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Cote d’Ivoire: Ouattara’s blind hatred towards Gbagbo’s supporters is the major threat to peace in the country

Cote d’Ivoire – According to a Reuters report, the conviction of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo’s allies for their role in the violence that followed the 2011 election in Ivory Coast has deepened a rift in his party that risks radicalizing hardliners ahead of polls this year in the world’s top cocoa grower, analysts say. The widening divisions between moderate and hardline ...

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Striking students of Alassane Ouattara University block Education Minister

Striking students of Alassane Ouattara University in Cote d’Ivoire’s central region of Bouake on Thursday blocked the Higher Education Minister Gnamien Konan who had visited the institution at a time when they were strike. He arrived on the premises when students were demonstrating to demand improvement of their living condition and learning environment, a source at the A O university told Le Vrai ...

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