The Road to Abidjan - Key Themes for AU-EU Summit
[SAIIA] Previously called the Africa-EU Summit, the AU-EU Summit convenes in Abidjan on 28 and 29 November this year. This triennial gathering brings heads of state together to discuss pressing issues facing Africa and Europe, including youth employment, gender, migration, economic cooperation, and the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) which governs the relationship between the two institutions.
Soccer Star Drogba Gets into Fashion
[Fratmat.info] After announcing his retirement for the year 2018, the Chelsea legend has unveiled his future plans.
Cote d'Ivoire, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal Improve Governance - But...
[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Dakar -The 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), launched today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, reveals that the continent's Overall Governance trajectory remains positive on average, but in recent years has moved at a slower pace.聽 As many countries struggle to build on recent progress or to reverse negative trends, and as concerns emerge in some key sectors, the Foundation is calling for vigilance on the continent's future.
2018 CHAN - Namibia Draws Ivory Coast, Zambia and Uganda
[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's Brave Warriors have been drawn against continental giants Ivory Coast, Zambia and Uganda in Group B of next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament, which is slated for Morocco.
Judicial Institute Graduates Inducted As Magistrates in Margibi County
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Three graduates of the James A.A. Pierre Judicial Institute at the Temple of Justice have been inducted as Associate Magistrates and subsequently assigned at separate Magisterial Courts in Margibi County.
Govt Signs Financial Agreement for Lagos-Abidjan Highway - Fashola
[Premium Times] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the federal government has signed financial agreement for the execution of Lagos-Abidjan highway.
C么te d'Ivoire Faces All-or-Nothing World Cup Qualifier Against Morocco
[RFI] C么te d'Ivoire manager Marc Wilmots said Tuesday the team was unfazed by pressure or minor injuries ahead of its all-or-nothing World Cup qualifying match against Morocco in Abidjan on Saturday.
Ivorian Artist Puts a Twist On #metoo - She Says It With Her Hair
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -"I hope women everywhere wake up and revolt"
Customs Decries Declining Economic Activities in Lagos, Abidjan
[This Day] The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme command has described as daunting, the challenges of drastic downturn on economic activities through the Lagos, Abidjan corridor.
African Leaders Commit to Fighting Malnutrition
[Global Nutrition Report] Milan -African leaders gathered at a summit to address the global crisis of malnutrition helped to galvanise US3.4bn including US$640 million in new commitments, organisers said today.
Branch of Women's International Union to Be Open in Ivory Coast and Ghana
[SNA] Khartoum -The Women's International Union, with cooperation with the International Symposium of Islamic Youth, West Africa Office, have organized two training sessions, on the reports writing, meetings management, and the arrangement of priorities and time management.
Chinese-Built Mega Hydropower Dam Launched
[Focac] Soubre -Cote d'Ivoire on Thursday inaugurated the Chinese-built Soubre hydroelectric power station, the largest of its kind in the West African country.
Africa Rising's Faulty Logic - How to Fix It
[The Conversation Africa] Until a couple of years ago, all financial institutions and investment banks were celebrating 'Africa Rising', in a symphony of compliments that should have cautioned any reasonable African leader as well as citizens on the continent.
Buhari Has Shown Great Leadership - Cote D'Ivore President
[Daily Trust] Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara says his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, has shown a eat leadership in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency and insecurity in the sub-region as well as on economic matters.
AU-EU Summit of Abidjan - Confirmed Participation of SADR
[SPS] Shaheed Al-Hafed -The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (RASD) will be present at the AU-EU Summit scheduled for the end of November in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and thus, after having received a invitation from the bureau of the President of the African Union just like the other member countries said Saturday, the Sahrawi minister of Information.
Land Clashes Test the Country's Fragile Security
[IRIN] Abidjan -Fresh clashes over land in western C么te d'Ivoire, following a spate of army mutinies, attacks on police stations, and jailbreaks, represent a growing challenge to the country's nascent and hard-won stability.
Didier Reynders Opens Seminar On Business and Human Rights in C么te d'Ivoire
[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders opened this morning, in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid, a seminar on human rights in the private sector. The topic of the seminar was more specifically the prevention and abolition of child labor in the cocoa supply chain. Cocoa is the main export product of C么te d'Ivoire.
MFA to Participate in International Tournament
[New Dawn] The Monrovia Football Academy (MFA) is expected to participate in its first international tournament in Cote d'Ivoire. According to the Director of MFA Will Smith, the academy will be participating in a tournament organized by Ivoire Acad茅mie in Abidjan.