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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...
Eyram Amedzor

Africa Prize selects 2021 shortlist of entrepreneurial innovators shaping the continent

Sixteen talented entrepreneurs have been selected from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, The Gambia Shortlist will compete...
Dr Festus Kofi Aubyn

Multifaceted approach needed to address security challenges in Sahel, Cote d’Ivoire

Addressing peace and security challenges in the Sahel and Cote d'Ivoire require multifaceted approach from national and external actors, Dr Festus Kofi Aubyn of...
Antonio Guterres

UN boss condemns attack against convoy of UN mission in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned the attack against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)...
Black Starlets

Ghana’s Black Starlets eliminated by Cote d’Ivoire in WAFU U-17 tournament

Ghana's U-17 soccer team, the Black Starlets, was eliminated from the West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament ongoing in Togo Tuesday. The Black Starlets suffered...
Akufo-Addo leaves

President leaves for Ivory Coast, Guinea, London

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Sunday for Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea and London. He will on Monday, December 14, 2020 attend the swearing-in...

2021 Afrobasket qualifiers wrap up

South Sudan thrashed Rwanda 67-55 while Nigeria beat Mali 91-68 as the 2021 African Basketball Championship (Afrobasket) qualifiers wrapped up on Sunday evening...
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...

Provisional results show Alassane Ouattara re-elected president of Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire's incumbent President Alassane Ouattara has won last Saturday's presidential election by obtaining over 94 percent of the vote, provisional results released Tuesday...
Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Burkina Faso’s president voices concerns about unrest in Cote d’Ivoire ahead of election

Burkina Faso's president voiced concerns about the unrest in the run-up to the presidential election in Cote d'Ivoire, in an interview broadcasted Sunday by...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief voices concern over tension ahead of presidential poll in Cote d’Ivoire

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday voiced concern about the tense situation in Cote d'Ivoire ahead of the presidential election scheduled for...
ecowas commission

ECOWAS calls for peaceful presidential elections in Cote d’Ivoire

A monitoring mission from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Monday reiterated in Abidjan its call for a peaceful environment in...
President Cocoa

President announces 28 percent hike in cocoa producer price

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday announced a 28 per cent hike in Cocoa Producer Prices for the 2020/2021 crop year. Thus, effective...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN chief urges all stakeholders in Cote d’Ivoire to resolve differences via dialogue

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged all stakeholders in Cote d'Ivoire to engage in dialogue to resolve their differences while the country...
President Alassane Ouattara

Cote d’Ivoire’s president announces candidacy for presidential election

Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara officially announced on Thursday his candidacy for the October presidential election. "I have decided to respond favorably to the call...

President Akufo-Addo warns non-Ghanaians to stay way from voter registration

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday warned non-Ghanaians to stay away from the Electoral Commission organized voter registration exercise. “The election...

2SCALE facilitates networking among Agribusinessess

An agribusiness forum to discuss opportunities for actors in the agriculture value chain, to network and create linkages for improved competiveness and efficiency in...
Farmers Livelihoods

Africa needs better systems to improve farmer incomes, livelihoods – Fairtrade Africa

Mr Edward Akapire, the Head of Region, Fairtrade Africa West Africa Network, has called for better systems beyond organisation, governance, and internal management systems...

Cargill leverages technology to improve transparency in the cocoa sector

Cargill, a global cocoa giant, has reiterated its commitment to a transparent and sustainable cocoa sector, which improves the lives of farmers and their...

Ireland’s membership of AfDB, AfDF marks enhanced partnership with Africa

The Irish government said on Tuesday that its membership of African Development Bank (AfDB) and African Development Fund (AfDF) marks its enhanced partnership with...

WatsUp TV outdoors new Office & Studio

Leading pan-African entertainment TV Show, WatsUp TV has outdoored its ultramodern office and studio complex as part of its expansion plans in Ghana and...
China's medical supplies for 18 African countries arrive at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

China to send medical teams to Djibouti and Ivory Coast

The Chinese government has decided to send teams of medical experts to Djibouti and Cote d'Ivoire to help the countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic,...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghanaian president urges local strategies to combat COVID-19 in Africa

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged leaders in Africa to fashion out local strategies to contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak...

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. ...
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World Bank to support Ghana and six others to harmonise statistics

Ghana and six other West African countries are to benefit from a $379 million World Bank Group support to help harmonise and improve their...

MEST’s US$50,000 African Tech startup competition opens

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its third year, offering up to $50,000 in equity investment for startups based in Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana,...

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...

Ghana must maintain double-track system to benefit African countries – NMC Executive-Secretary

The Executive-Secretary of the National Media Commission (NMC), Mr. George Sarpong, has appealed to Ghana’s educational policy-makers not to phase out the double-track system. ...

MP calls for protection of cocoa farmers from market manipulation

Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Member of Parliament for Sefwi Wiawso, has called for the strengthening of measures to protect cocoa farmers from undue...

Establish Coronavirus centres at entry points

MR Edward Attah Dawuni,a Former Presiding member of the then Zabzugu/Tatale District Assembly has appealed to the Ministry Of Health to establish coronavirus...