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Africa’s oil and gas industry set to meet at the 16th Africa Independents Forum in May

Africa’s oil and gas industry set to meet at the 16th Africa Independents Forum in May

The 16th Africa Independents Forum, a key event on the international oil and gas calendar, will get underway in London on the 24th and 25th of May. This annual gathering of Africa’s oil and gas upstream industry is an essential platform for reviewing the state of the industry and exchanging ideas on game-changing opportunities for […]

Ivory Coast Solicits Mauritian Investors to Develop a Biotechnology and ICT Free Zone Project

Ivory Coast Solicits Mauritian Investors to Develop a Biotechnology and ICT Free Zone Project

The Government of Ivory Coast in collaboration with the Village des Technologies de l’Information et de la Biotechnologie (VITIB) has solicited the expertise of Mauritian investors to set up a Biotechnology, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Free Zone in Grand-Bassam based on the model of the Cyber City in Ebène. In this context, a high-level […]

Gambia – A Lesson for African Dictators

Gambia – A Lesson for African Dictators

Soon after the peaceful transition of power from Barack Obama to Donald Trump in the US, Gambia’s crisis was also resolved without a single gunshot. The embattled President Yahya Jammeh appeared on national TV announcing his decision “to relinquish the mantle of leadership”. Jammeh’s decision to step down was not only important to his own […]

The Elephants Have an Afcon Date With Destiny

The Elephants Have an Afcon Date With Destiny

Title holders Cote d’Ivoire face a date with destiny as they seek to sneak into the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup with victory over Group C rivals Morocco in Oyem on Tuesday. The Elephants must win to reach the knockout stages or face the embarrassment of a first round exit in the defence of […]

Mutinying Troops Strike Deal With Government in Bouake

Mutinying Troops Strike Deal With Government in Bouake

The Ivory Coast’s government and mutinying troops have reached a final deal at talks in Bouake, government sources said, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire at barracks across the country. Hours before the agreement, troops sealed off the northern city of Korhogo and the second largest city, Bouake, where they surrounded the building in […]

Ten African Economies to Watch in 2017

Ten African Economies to Watch in 2017

The continued failure of commodity prices to recover significantly and the global slowdown of economic growth, especially in China and other emerging markets, made 2016 a tumultuous year for many African economies, indeed, “the worst year for average economic growth” in the region in over twenty years, according to a report from Ernst & Young. […]

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit to discuss opportunities for West African collaboration on energy projects: Côte d’Ivoire, 26-27 January 2017

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit to discuss opportunities for West African collaboration on energy projects: Côte d’Ivoire, 26-27 January 2017

Cross-border co-operation in West Africa is crucial to develop mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States. As one of the fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, Côte d’Ivoire is a popular entry point for African and international companies seeking to invest in the region, as well as harbouring the headquarters of the African […]

Wilfried Zaha sets up winner on Ivory Coast debut

Wilfried Zaha sets up winner on Ivory Coast debut

Wilfried Zaha came off the bench to provide the decisive cross on his Ivory Coast debut as they beat Sweden 2-1 in their African Cup of Nations warm-up friendly. Having been snubbed by Roy Hodgson, current Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce, and then Gareth Southgate, Zaha switched allegiance to the country of his birth – […]

President Alassane Ouattara Announces Deal to End Army Mutiny

President Alassane Ouattara Announces Deal to End Army Mutiny

Ivory Coast’s president says his government has reached an agreement with mutinying soldiers to end a two-day revolt. The uprising over pay and living conditions had spread to cities across the West African country. President Alassane Ouattara said Saturday he had agreed to take the soldiers’ grievances about pay into account, but voiced strong objections […]

Violence Erupts in Ivory Coast As Ex-Soldiers Demand Pay

Violence Erupts in Ivory Coast As Ex-Soldiers Demand Pay

Gunfire was heard at three military camps in Ivory Coast as former fighters asked for back pay and bonuses. The violence was similar to a 2014 strike where former rebels made similar demands. Violence erupted in three different parts of Ivory Coast on Friday, according to local residents and army officers. Gunfire was heard at […]

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