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2016-07-25 Standard Granted Banking Licence in Ivory Coast
[CAJ News] STANDARD Bank is gearing up to commence banking operations in Ivory Coast after it secured a banking license.

2016-07-25 FIBA Africa U-18 - Rwanda Registers Second Consecutive Victory
[New Times] Host Rwanda registered their second successive win of the FIBA U-18 Africa Championship by defeating Ivory Coast in Group A on Saturday evening at Amahoro indoor stadium.

2016-07-20 'Time to Restart Your Lives', UN Tells Refugees
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Around half of the 40,000 Ivorian refugees in West Africa reside in Liberia, a quarter live in Ghana, while the rest are dotted across Guinea, Togo and Mali

2016-07-15 Mobile App for Rain Forecasts Raising Farmers' Yields
[SciDev.Net] Nairobi -A mobile phone-based innovation that can predict rain is helping farmers in six Sub-Saharan Africa countries sow, fertilise and harvest crops at the optimum time.

2016-07-15 UNEP Assesses Sites Impacted By 'Probo Koala' Toxic Waste Dumping in Abidjan
[UNEP] Abidjan -Following a request from the Government of C├┤te d'Ivoire, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is undertaking an independent environmental assessment of sites affected by the dumping of toxic waste from the ship known as the "Probo Koala" in August 2006.

2016-07-13 Some Progress' in Fight Against Rape but More Must Be Done - UN
[UN News] In a new joint report, the United Nations Operation in C├┤te d'Ivoire (UNOCI) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have called for strengthening rape prevention efforts and to improve the fight against impunity for sexual violence in the West African nation.

2016-07-12 Ivory Coast Move Sierra Leone Match
[Concord] Ivory Coast has moved their final round of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone to the northern city of Bouake at the Stade Bouak├ę now Stadium of Peace.

2016-07-08 IMF Staff Team Completes Mission to C├┤te d'Ivoire
[IMF] Press Release No. 16/325

2016-07-06 Dar Set for Ivorian Hurdle in Beach Soccer Qualifiers
[Daily News] Tanzania has been drawn against Ivory Coast in the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations Nigeria 2016 qualifiers, scheduled to kick off in September.

2016-07-04 14 Teams Battle for Seven Places
[CAF] The fixtures for the 2nd edition of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations Nigeria 2016 have been released with 14 teams battling for the seven places for the final tournament.

2016-07-01 US Embassy Pulls Photo of Gay Men At Orlando Tribute After Attacks
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The U.S. embassy in Ivory Coast has removed photos of six gay men at a tribute for victims of the Orlando club shooting from its website and social media and expressed "deep regret" after the men were abused and driven to flee their homes.

2016-06-30 Gay Men 'Attacked' for Showing Support to Orlando Victims
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Six gay men in Ivory Coast were abused and forced to flee their homes after they were pictured signing a condolence book for victims of the recent attack on a gay nightclub in Florida, a rights group said on Wednesday.

2016-06-29 Ekramy Howler Gifts Asec Victory
[CAF] A goalkeeping blunder by Al Ahly shot-stopper Sherif Ekramy gifted Ivorian giants ASEC Mimosas a shocking late winner in their Group A Day Two clash in Alexandria on Tuesday.

2016-06-28 FDH Bank Hires Ivory Coast's Ouattara As MD
[Nyasa Times] FDH Financial Holdings Group--the parent company of FDH Bank which acquired 75 percent stake in the previously wholly State-owned Malawi Savings Bank (MSB) in July-- has hired an Ivorian Tennie Ouattara as new Managing Director.

2016-06-28 Discop Africa/Abidjan 2016 Wrap Up - Interview With the Organizer
[Balancing Act] London -Exclusive Interview with Patrick Zuchowicki, director and founder of Basic Lead, the organisation behind Discop Africa, just a few days after Discop Abidjan was held from 31 May to 2 June 2016.

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