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Allianz Africa women participate in Women Working for Change Summit

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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

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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...
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Inter-African Coffee Organisation to launch $950 million facility

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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...
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Ivory Coast to elect president amidst fears of boycott and unrest

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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

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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,...
Covid

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

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

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Cote d'Ivoire's Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan has resigned for "personal reasons", Patrick Achi, the secretary general of the presidency,...
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At least 10 soldiers killed in NE Cote d’lvoire attack

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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

AfDB mobilizes €264 million to support Morocco

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

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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

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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

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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

COVID-19 cases top 1,000 in Ivory Coast

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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. ...
Covid-19

Ivory Coast reports 1st confirmed COVID-19 case

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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CNDH mobilizes actors in society against breast and cervical cancer

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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

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

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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.

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

Germany to affirm its strong partnership with Africa

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Germany will affirm its strong partnership with Africa, as experts gather to discuss “learnability and employability” at the 2019 eLearning Africa in Abidjan. This...

Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire poised to boost investor confidence in mineral exploration

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The Senior Minister, Hon. Yaw Osafo-Maafo, as the Chairman of Ghana’s committee of the joint implementation of the International Tribunal for the Law of...
AfDB

AfDB unveils US$ 2 billion 1.625% Global Benchmark due 16 September 2022

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The African Development Bank, rated Aaa/AAA/AAA (Moody’s/S&P/Fitch, all stable), has launched and priced a US$ 2 billion 3-year Global Benchmark bond due 16 September...

AfDB President Adesina joins global leaders in Tokyo

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A high-level African Development Bank delegation, led by President Akinwumi Adesina, is set to join global leaders at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on...
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AU, AfDB sign $4.8million grant earmarked for continental free trade secretariat

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The African Development Bank Group has signed a $4.8 million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU) for implementation of the African...

AfDB supports Africa’s largest wind power project in Kenya

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Africa’s largest wind farm, a €620 million energy masterpiece boosting 365 turbines in northern Kenya, will help the East African nation stay on track...
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AfDB debars Nigerian construction firm for 3 years over fraudulent practices

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The African Development Bank Group on 3 June 2019, announced the debarment of Qualitrends Global Solutions Nigeria Limited, a construction company registered in Nigeria,...
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AfDB okays $150m investment package for Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company

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The Board of the African Development Bank has approved a $15-million investment package to Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company (InfraCredit), to support infrastructure financing through...