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West African Zone Gets a Boost From Ivory Coast | Your Olive ...

West African Zone Gets a Boost From Ivory Coast | Your Olive ... | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Dakar — The ending of Ivory Coast's crisis is proving to be a blessing for the economy of the sub-region. Despite international financial turmoil, high oil import prices and food shortages in the Sahel, the West African Economic ...
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Traffic at ICoast's Abidjan port jumps 87 pct in first half 2012

* Port rebounding from brief war last year* Growth expected to continue in H2 2012 - port authoritiesABIDJAN, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Goods traffic at Ivory Coast'smain port of Abidjan jumped more than 87 (Traffic at ICoast's Abidjan port jumps 87 pct ...
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ICC confirms jurisdiction in Gbagbo case - UPI.com

ICC confirms jurisdiction in Gbagbo case - UPI.com | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
ICC confirms jurisdiction in Gbagbo caseUPI.comThe court says Gbagbo may bear criminal responsibility for four counts of crimes against humanity for actions during violence that rocked the West African country following contested presidential...
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Ivory Coast parliament approves new tax on gold profits

Ivory Coast parliament approves new tax on gold profits | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Ivory Coast's parliament has approved a new tax on gold profits, a parliament official said on Friday, despite industry objections that the levy could stifle development of the country's budding mining sector.
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ICC judge presses for Gbagbo hearing 'without delay' - AFP

ICC judge presses for Gbagbo hearing 'without delay' - AFP | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
ICC judge presses for Gbagbo hearing 'without delay'AFPTHE HAGUE — A hearing to decide if ex-Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo should go on trial for crimes against humanity, allegedly committed in the west African country, should be held...
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Indian papal envoy to Ivory Coast dies in road accident | UCAN India

Indian papal envoy to Ivory Coast dies in road accident | UCAN India | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
The prelate was going for an ordination ceremony.
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COTE D'IVOIRE: Marital equality law sparks controversy - IRINnews.org

COTE D'IVOIRE: Marital equality law sparks controversy - IRINnews.org | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
COTE D'IVOIRE: Marital equality law sparks controversyIRINnews.orgABIDJAN, 4 December 2012 (IRIN) - The adoption by Côte d'Ivoire's parliament of a law on equality between legally married couples has sparked anger, especially among religious people.
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French soldiers guilty in murder of Ivory Coast man

French soldiers guilty in murder of Ivory Coast man | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
PARIS (Reuters) - Three French soldiers were found guilty on Friday of murdering a highway gang leader in Ivory Coast in 2005 in a high-profile case that strained relations between France and its former colony.
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Cargill cans Ivory Coast cocoa grinding expansion plans

Cargill cans Ivory Coast cocoa grinding expansion plans | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Cargill has shelved plans to expand its Ivory Coast cocoa grinding operations after the west African nation announced changes to export levies; and said Asia held much promise.
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Barry Callebaut's joint venture partner Biopartenaire now Rainforest Alliance ... - WebWire (press release)

Barry Callebaut's joint venture partner Biopartenaire now Rainforest Alliance ... - WebWire (press release) | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Barry Callebaut's joint venture partner Biopartenaire now Rainforest Alliance ...WebWire (press release)Zurich/Switzerland – Barry Callebaut, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announced that its joint venture...
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Ecobank, IHS seal $202m deal for mobile network in Cameroun, Côte d'Ivoire - The Guardian Nigeria

Ghana Business NewsEcobank, IHS seal $202m deal for mobile network in Cameroun, Côte d'IvoireThe Guardian NigeriaTHE investment profile of the pan-African bank, Ecobank Group, may have risen with the signing of a syndicated loan facility with IHS...
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Convicted arms dealer deported to the Ivory Coast - KTVU San Francisco

Convicted arms dealer deported to the Ivory Coast - KTVU San Francisco | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Convicted arms dealer deported to the Ivory CoastKTVU San FranciscoThe Ivory Coast army colonel convicted in the Bay Area last year of arms trafficking has been deported to his native country by U.S.
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UN denounces torture in Ivory Coast - ModernGhana.com

UN denounces torture in Ivory Coast - ModernGhana.com | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
ABIDJAN AFP - The authorities in Ivory Coast have resorted to torture and arbitrary detentions in recent months following a wave of attacks against government targets, a senior UN official said on Saturday.Its beyond any ...
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Twenty Liberians indicted for mercenary activities in Cote d'Ivoire

Twenty Liberians indicted for mercenary activities in Cote d'Ivoire | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
APA-Monrovia (Liberia) -The Liberian government has indicted 20 Liberian citizens for alleged murder, mercenary activities, rape, arson and theft of property in Cote d'Ivoire, APA learns here Friday. Cote d'Ivoire.
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Recovery and Reconciliation in Ivory Coast | Africa | World | Epoch ...

Recovery and Reconciliation in Ivory Coast | Africa | World | Epoch ... | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
President Alassane Outtara of Ivory Coast tries to keep an unruly military force under control and maintain power in his Cabinet, which he dissolved and reformed last month. Money and a heart for reconciliation will be needed ...
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President Ouattara Urged to Approve Côte d’Ivoire’s Ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

President Ouattara Urged to Approve Côte d’Ivoire’s Ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
RT @amnesty: President of Ivory Coast should ensure prompt ratification of Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court http://t.co/NaDulBzp
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Now the war in Ivory Coast is over, I can build my country a £3m hospital

Now the war in Ivory Coast is over, I can build my country a £3m hospital | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
CHELSEA legend who is loved in Ivory Coast intends to make £3m medical gift to his nation (RT @omarhuss: اللاعب دورجبا يسخر دخله من الإعلانات لتطوير بلده عبر الجمعية الخيرية التي أسسها
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Ivory Coast could review cocoa subsidy on case-by-case basis ...

PARIS Reuters - Ivory Coast could award new subsidies to investors in its cocoa processing sector on a case-by-case basis but will not reinstate sector-wide tax.
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Investor confidence returning, Ivory Coast's Ouattara says

Investor confidence in Ivory Coast is returning and several private sector contracts have been signed in the past week in areas from real estate to energy, President Alassane Ouattara said on Saturday.
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Naptip Rescues 50 Trafficked Victims From Ghana, Ivory Coast - AllAfrica.com

Naptip Rescues 50 Trafficked Victims From Ghana, Ivory Coast - AllAfrica.com | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Naptip Rescues 50 Trafficked Victims From Ghana, Ivory CoastAllAfrica.comThe National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) has rescued 50 trafficked Nigerian girls from Ghana and Cote d' Ivoire.
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Ambassador: Ivory Coast interested in Azerbaijan's oil and gas experience - Trend.az

Ambassador: Ivory Coast interested in Azerbaijan's oil and gas experience - Trend.az | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Trend.azAmbassador: Ivory Coast interested in Azerbaijan's oil and gas experienceTrend.azThe Ivory Coast wants to use Azerbaijan's experience in oil and gas, the Ivory Coast's newly appointed ambassador to Azerbaijan Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoué told...
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Cargill cans Ivory Coast cocoa grinding expansion plans - ConfectioneryNews.com

Cargill cans Ivory Coast cocoa grinding expansion plans - ConfectioneryNews.com | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
ConfectioneryNews.comCargill cans Ivory Coast cocoa grinding expansion plansConfectioneryNews.comIvory Coast is the largest cocoa growing nation worldwide, but only around 35% of cocoa beans are processed with the country.
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A Wife Accused of War Crimes: The Unprecedented Case of Simone Gbagbo - The Atlantic

A Wife Accused of War Crimes: The Unprecedented Case of Simone Gbagbo - The Atlantic | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
A Wife Accused of War Crimes: The Unprecedented Case of Simone GbagboThe AtlanticOn November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former president of Cote D'Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo.
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Ivory Coast signs MOU to develop clean cooking projects with ...

Ivory Coast signs MOU to develop clean cooking projects with ... | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
In the Ivory Coast, PANGEA (Partners for Euro African Green Energy), COTRAME, SAPHIR HM (two companies from Cote d'Ivoire) and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Cote d'Ivoire (DG ...
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Ivory Coast's president says it may try ex-leader's wife instead of ... - Washington Post

Ivory Coast's president says it may try ex-leader's wife instead of ... - Washington Post | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Yahoo! News (blog)Ivory Coast's president says it may try ex-leader's wife instead of ...Washington PostPARIS — Ivory Coast's president is leaving open the possibility that his country won't hand over the wife of ex-leader Laurent Gbagbo to the...
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Ivory Coast’s security nightmare today could be Ghana’s tomorrow

Ivory Coast’s security nightmare today could be Ghana’s tomorrow | Ivory Coast | Scoop.it
Lord Aikins Adusei (Ivory Coast’s security nightmare today could be Ghana’s tomorrow http://t.co/aUbXrzSI...)...
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