Declaration By the High Representative On Behalf of the European Union On the Alignment of Certain Third Countries With the Council Decision 2015/202/Cfsp Amending Decision 2010/656/Cfsp Renewing the Restrictive Measures Against C么te d'Ivoire
[PR Newswire] Brussels -On 9 February 2015, the Council adopted Council Decision 2015/202/CFSP .
Action Not Words Needed in Missing Journalist Investigation
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders is disturbed by the continuing lack of progress in the investigation into French reporter Guy-Andr茅 Kieffer's abduction 11 years ago in Abidjan and urges the French and Ivorian authorities to keep their promises to shed light on the case.
Ambassador to C么te d'Ivoire Presents Credentials
[ANGOP] Abidjan -The new ambassador of Angola to C么te d'Ivoire, M谩rio Feliz, Wednesday presented his credentials to the President of the western African Country, Alassane Dramane Ouattara, during a ceremony also attended by the local top diplomat, Charles Koffi Diby.
CAF Beach Soccer Championship Gets Underway
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The 2015 Confederation of African Football's (CAF) African beach soccer championship kicked off in Seychelles on Tuesday with Nigeria, Cote D'Ivoire, Senegal and Madagascar making wins in their debut matches.
Cote d'Ivoire Avoids Shock and Triumphs in Penalties
[CAF] The 3(1)-3 (3) penalties win for the Ivory Coast over Egypt had superb examples of offensive and defensive beach soccer, along with enough drama to fill an Olympic sized pool. Egypt was on the defensive more much of the match but they found ways to score, in each period, before allowing Cote d'Ivoire to make the comeback and send the game into overtime. Despite a scoreless overtime, the energy was palpable and in the shootout the Ivory Coast came up bigger, scoring on all their attempts. The win in penalti
Francis Dufay to Head of Jumia in C么te d'Ivoire
[CIO] Jumia has formalized the appointment of Francis Dufay at the head of its subsidiary in C么te d'Ivoire. This announcement follows the appointment of Fatoumata BA with whom Francis Dufay led Jumia C么te d'Ivoire since April 2014, to the position of Managing Director at Jumai Nigeria.
Statement of an IMF Team At the End of a Mission to C么te d'Ivoire
[IMF] End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country.
Beach Soccer - Supersand Eagles to Face Hosts, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt at African Championship
[Vanguard] Abuja -Nigeria's Supersand Eagles will face hosts Seychelles, Egypt and Cote d'Ivoire in Group A of the 2015 African Beach Soccer Championship from April 14 to April 19.
The ICC and crimes of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV)
[Ivoire Justice] Over the past two decades, the international community has witnessed progressive developments regarding the judicial investigation and prosecution of crimes of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Generally, discussions on the topic suggest or assume that sexual (and gender-based) violence is something which mostly or exclusively concerns women and girls. Only recently, the issue of SGBV against men and boys has begun to be recognised. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), for exa
Cocoa & Chocolate Industry and Ivorian Government Announce Agreement On Improved Cocoa Planting Material
[PR Newswire] Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire -The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and Cote d'Ivoire's Conseil du Caf茅-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.
Eliminating Sheep and Goat Plague Will Boost Livelihoods, Nutrition - UN
[UN News] The United Nations agricultural agency will outline a strategy in C么te d'Ivoire today for the total eradication of sheep and goat plague by 2030 at an international conference that began today in the country's capital, Abidjan.
Battle for 4G Subscribers Set to Hot Up As Mobile Operators Get Ready to Roll-Out
[Balancing Act] London -Issue no 750 27th March 2015
Abidjan to Become Francophone TV Production Hot Spot As Market Opens Up
[Balancing Act] London -Issue no. 200 27 March 2015
New Ambassador in Abidjan
[ANGOP] Abidjan -The new Angolan extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to C么te d'Ivoire, M谩rio Feliz, is since Tuesday in Abidjan, where he has been assigned to, after he served in Ponta-Negra, Republic of Congo, as general consul.
Ivory Coast Needs a Transition Phase
[Fahamu] With a sluggish reconciliation process, nation is not ready for a presidential election
Drogba Foundation Commits to Help Namibians
[New Era] International football legend and African sports star, Didier Drogba, has confirmed that he will include Namibia in his annual fundraising initiative. Windhoek Lager, the flagship brand at Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL), and Drogba have enjoyed a successful and mutually beneficial partnership for the past year-and-a-half.
World Bank to Support Youth Employment and Skills Development
[World Bank] Washington -Additional US$50 million to build on successful activities
[African Arguments] Laurent Gbagbo, former president of C么te d'Ivoire, will be the first Head of State ever to appear in front of the International Criminal Court (ICC), when his trial begins in July 2015. Together with former Ivorian youth leader Charles Bl茅 Goud茅, he will have to respond to four counts of crimes against humanity.
Football - National Team Lose First Friendly Match
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's national team of football lost to Cote dIvoire 0-2 on Thursday in Abidjan, in a friendly match for the first FIFA date encounter.
National Football Team's Trip to Abidjan Adjourned
[ANGOP] Luanda -The lack of seats on the South African Airways (SAA) flight left stranded the Angolan national senior men team of football travelling on Monday to Abidjan, to play Cote d'Ivoire on Thursday in a friendly for the first FIFA Date encounter this year.