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ICCO releases May 2021 Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics

The International Cocoa Organization today releases its revised forecasts for the 2020/21 cocoa year and revised estimates of world production, grindings, and stocks of...
Ghana’s proposed rail lines of over 4,000 kilometers.

Ghana Astutely Recognizes Importance of Rail Infrastructure

The commitment by the government of Ghana to upgrade its railroad system, including a rail line to Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso indicates...

Gunmen attacks kill 2 soldiers and 1 gendarme in Cote d’Ivoire

Two soldiers and one gendarme were killed early Monday morning in attacks launched by gunmen on two posts of the Armed Forces of Cote...
Akufo-Addo leaves

President Akufo-Addo leaves for Ivory Coast

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Tuesday for Cote d’Ivoire to attend the funeral of the late Ivorian Prime minister, Hamed Bakayoko. Bakayoko,...

Ivory Coast PM Hamed Bakayoko dies at 56 in Germany

Prime Minister of Cote d'Ivoire Hamed Bakayoko died at 56 in Germany on Wednesday, according to a government statement. "I am deeply saddened to announce...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Assessment Of World Cocoa Bean Stocks For The 2019/20 Season 

The ICCO Expert Working Group on Stocks (EWGS)  met via videoconference today, Thursday 4 March 2021 to review the level of estimated and  identified...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

ICCO Releases New Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics for February 2021

The International Cocoa Organization today releases its first forecasts for the 2020/21 cocoa year and revised estimates of world production, grindings, and stocks of...
International Symposium On Cocoa Research

International Symposium on Cocoa Research underway in France

The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) in partnership with the French institution Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) has announced that the second edition...

Allianz Africa women participate in Women Working for Change Summit

Allianz Africa participated in the 3rd edition of the Women Working for Change Summit 300 women leaders from the African continent discussed the consequences of...
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Ivory Coast opposition leader arrested after contested election

Police in Ivory Coast have arrested opposition leader Pascal Affi N'Guessan and charged him with crimes including terrorism, after he contested the landslide reelection...
Cocoa Coffee

Inter-African Coffee Organisation to launch $950 million facility

The Inter-African Coffee Organisation (IACO), is to launch a 950 million dollar African Coffee Facility with the support of Afreximbank. The facility is to support...

Ivory Coast to elect president amidst fears of boycott and unrest

Ivory Coast was set to elect a president on Saturday in a poll feared to cause unrest and threaten political stability. More than 20 people...
Aristide Bance

Ginger haired Burkinabe striker Aristide Bancé retires from international football

After 17-years of playing for Burkina Faso national football team , Aristide Bancé has finally called time on his international team career. Born in Abidjan,...

Two senior officials test positive for COVID-19 in Cote d’Ivoire

Two senior officials of Cote d'Ivoire have tested positive for COVID-19. President of Cote d'Ivoire's Senate Jeannot-Ahoussou Kouadio was diagnosed positive for...
Daniel Kablan Duncan Resigns

Cote d’Ivoire’s Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan resigns

Cote d'Ivoire's Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan has resigned for "personal reasons", Patrick Achi, the secretary general of the presidency,...
Nigerian Soldiers

At least 10 soldiers killed in NE Cote d’lvoire attack

At least 10 soldiers were killed Thursday in an attack against a Cote d'lvoire's army post by unidentified armed militants in the sub-prefecture...

AfDB mobilizes €264 million to support Morocco

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved Wednesday in Abidjan, financing of €264 million (more than 172 billion CFA francs)...
Laurent Gbagbo

Laurent Gbagbo’s party to participate in the coming elections

The party of former president Laurent Gbagbo, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI), will participate in the October 2020 presidential election, the chairman of the...
Self Disinfecting Protective Mask

Self-disinfecting protective mask against the coronavirus invented in Israel

Israeli scientists have developed a reusable protective mask against the coronavirus which, to be cleaned, only needs a portable charger, the University and research...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Hydroxychloroquine is no longer authorized to treat Covid-19 in France

The French government on Wednesday repealed the regulations authorizing the prescription of hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19 in hospitals in France, following an unfavorable opinion from...

COVID-19 cases top 1,000 in Ivory Coast

Cote d'Ivoire reported 52 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the country's total to 1,004, according to Health Minister Eugene Aka Aouele. ...

Ivory Coast reports 1st confirmed COVID-19 case

Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene of Cote d'Ivoire announced Wednesday the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country. According to...
Alassane Ouattara

President Alassane Ouattara says he will not seek a third term

Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara announced Thursday in Yamoussoukro that he will not seek a third term in the presidential election scheduled for October. "I...

World Bank J-CAP capital markets conference highlights reforms

Participants at the World Bank J-CAP conference in Abidjan Ivory Coast ended their meeting on Tuesday, emphasizing the need to improve regional financial market...
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World Bank Group Joint Capital Markets Conference opens

The World Bank Group’s Joint Capital Markets Programme (J-CAP) Conference has opened in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Monday with the goal of exploring...

The Senate and the CN-APRM strengthen their cooperation framework

A meeting between the National Commission of the African Peer Review Mechanism (CN-APRM) and the Senate of Côte d'Ivoire has been held in...
cervical cancer screening exercise

CNDH mobilizes actors in society against breast and cervical cancer

The Ivorian National Council for Human Rights (CNDH), has held an information and awareness meeting in Abidjan for human rights organizations on cancers of...

Africa gets sneak preview of Germany’s New Learning Platform

Participants at Africa’s top education and technology conference have been given a sneak preview of an innovative eLearning platform, which is set to be...
Emmanuel Commey

Commey To Represent Ghana At African Table Tennis Top 16 Championship in Abidjan

Current top table tennis player in Ghana Emmanuel Commey will join Derek Abrefa to represent Ghana in African top 16 Qualification at Parc...

Commey, Abrefa to represent Ghana at the Africa Top 16 Table Tennis Championship.

National Table Tennis player Emmanuel Commey, will join top seed Derek Abrefa to participate in the 2019 African Table Tennis Top 16 Championship in...