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Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) can now officially sell its diamond

The diamonds of Côte d’Ivoire ( Ivory Coast) are available to the world market after the lifting of the embargo under the Kimberley Process. In lifting the diamond export ban on Tuesday, the UN Security Council welcomed Ivory Coast’s “overall progress towards restoring security, peace and stability,” and its efforts to adhere to the international body that regulates the diamond ...

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IMF: Now Is Opportune Time 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 be beneficial to the economy, environment, and public health,” says ...

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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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Voluntary repatriation of Cote d’Ivoire refugees from Liberia to resume

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) will resume voluntary repatriation of Cote d’Ivoire refugees from Liberia after the program was suspended in July last year due to Ebola outbreak in Liberia. “UNHCR and the Cote d’Ivoire as well as Liberian governments have agreed on the lifting of this suspension,” UNHCR resident representative in Cote d’Ivoire Mohamed Toure said ...

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The Ivorian Aurier faces ban for insulting a referee

Paris Saint-Germain’s Ivorian defender Serge Aurier is facing UEFA disciplinary action after he insulted Champions League referee Bjorn Kuipers in a video posted on his Facebook account. The Côte d’Ivoire international, who has been nursing a thigh injury for the past four weeks, called the Dutch officially a ‘dirty son of a b…h’ following PSG’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea at ...

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Musa Muhammed: Ivorians­ begged me to miss penalty

A report on sunnewsonline.com read the flying Eagles skipper, Musa Muhammed said Cote d’Ivoire players begged him to throw away his second-half penalty in Saturday’s final AYC Group A match in Mbour. The penalty goal, the third by the right fullback at Senegal 2015, drew the Flying Eagles level at 2-2 and eventually eliminated the Ivorians from the tour­nament. “The ...

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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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