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2015-05-24 Renard Steps Down As Ivory Coast Coach
[CAF] Frenchman Herve Renard has stepped down as coach of his Africa Cup of Nations winners Ivory Coast, according to official sources on Friday.

2015-05-22 Prisons Ignoring the Rights of Ivorian Youth
[IRIN] Abidjan -Hundreds of children are being kept behind bars in Cote d'Ivoire's overcrowded adult prisons waiting on trial dates due to the country's broken post-crisis criminal justice system.

2015-05-22 ECOWAS Heads of State Approve Abidjan Declaration On Eradication of Statelessness
[Daily Observer] The government and Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Wednesday, May 20th approved and endorsed the 'Abidjan Ministerial Declaration' on the eradication of statelessness. The declaration was endorsed at the 47th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State held in Accra, Ghana.

2015-05-21 Ivory Coast Shows How to Keep Ebola At Bay
[Deutsche Welle] Ivory Coast has remained free of Ebola, although thousands have died in neighboring Guinea and Liberia. The Ivorian government was quick to launch an awareness campaign and its efforts seem to have paid off.

2015-05-11 Trial of Laurent Gbagbo and His Ex-Minister Blé Goudé to Start in November
[Hirondelle] Arusha -The crimes against humanity trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo and former Youth Minister Charles Blé Goudé is to start on November 10, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced.

2015-05-08 Boy Smuggled to Spain in a Suitcase
[Deutsche Welle] Two people have been arrested for trying to cross a Spanish-Moroccan border with an eight-year-old hidden inside some luggage. The police have said that the boy was in a "terrible state."

2015-05-08 Health Ministry Bans Skin Bleaching Creams
[Independent (Lagos)] Ivory Coast has banned skin-whitening creams, also known as bleaching creams, because of health concerns, the health ministry said on Thursday, May 7, 2015.

2015-05-10 CAF Cup - 8th Finals 2 - Cs Sfaxien V Asec Abidjan, May 16 in Tunis
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The African Confederation (CAF) Cup 8th finals 2 first leg game to oppose Tunisia's CS Sfaxien to Asec Abidjan of CĂ´te d'Ivoire is scheduled for May 16 in Tunis, CS Sfaxien said, Saturday.

2015-05-09 Ivorian Child Smuggled to Spain in Suitcase
[Al Jazeera] Spanish Police have found an eight-year-old Ivorian boy hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into territory in north Africa, officials have said.

2015-05-08 Counsellor Pledges Better Ivorian, Nigeria Trade
[Daily Trust] The Honourary Counsellor of Cote D'Ivoire for Lagos, Dr John Ayeni has pledged to improve on the trade volume between Nigeria and Cote D'Ivoire.

2015-05-06 Supreme Court Hears Appeal Hearing in Mercenary Case
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Supreme Court of Liberia has finally held an appeal hearing in the case of 13 Liberians tried, found guilty and convicted to life imprisonment for their alleged role in mercenary activities in the Ivory Coast during that country's post- election violence 2010 and 2011 respectively.

2015-05-06 Ericsson Brings Network Operations Center to Nigeria, Expands Facility in Cote d'Ivoire
[Guardian] AFRICA is one of the world's fastest growing mobile telephony markets, contributing 23 million of the 105 million new mobile subscriptions measured globally by Ericsson in Q4 2014 and reported in the February 2015 Ericsson Mobility Report.

2015-05-04 E-Shopping Spreads to Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon
[Balancing Act] London -With hindsight, the growth of e-shopping in South Africa and Nigeria was perhaps inevitable. But the more interesting story is how internationally backed start-ups like Jumia are beginning to make inroads into countries that have much smaller markets. Russell Southwood spoke to a couple of key players in Cote d'Ivoire and Cameroon.

2015-05-05 Technical Deal - Rwanda, Ivory Coast to Cooperate in TVET
[New Times] An Ivorian delegation led by state minister for employment and professional training, Moussa Dosso, is on a three-day study tour to get a better understanding of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Rwanda.

2015-05-05 Nigerian Billionaire Mike Adenuga Offers U.S.$600 Million for Ivorian Mobile Phone Company
[Vanguard] Nigerian billionaire Mike Adenuga has made a bid to buy Ivorian mobile telecoms operator Comium Cote d'Ivoire.

2015-05-04 Lowering Costs, to Save Lives
[Global Fund] We marked World Malaria Day on 25 April, but efforts to prevent and treat malaria continue all year round.

2015-04-30 Liberia, Ivory Coast Plan Border Meeting July
[NEWS] Ivoirian President Alassane Ouattara and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have expressed the desire to organize another meeting of the Joint Council of Chiefs and Elders of border communities of both countries in Guiglo in July next year.

2015-04-30 Liberia, Ivory Coast Forge Cooperation
[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Ivoirian President Alassane Ouattara have expressed the desire to organize another meeting of the Joint Council of Chiefs and Elders of border communities of both countries in Guiglo, in July next year.

2015-04-30 Govt Lauds Decision on Dispute With Ivory Coast
[CAJ News] GHANA has welcomed the order adopted by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) to suspend drilling of new oil wells in the disputed West Cape Three Points area.

2015-04-29 Liberia and Ivory Coast Agree On Areas of Cooperation - Hold Joint Border Meeting in Guiglo, Next July - President Sirleaf Visits Refurbished Liberia Mission in Abidjan
[Liberia Govt] Ivoirian President Alassane Ouattara and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have expressed the desire to organize another meeting of the Joint Council of Chiefs and Elders of border communities of both countries in Guiglo, in July next year. The meeting is aimed at continuing the dialogue and consultations launched by the two countries in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County two years ago.

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