Tag: Ivory Coast

EU planning new military-civilian operation mission in West Africa — report

August 28, 2023

Despite setbacks from military coups in Mali and Niger, the European Union is planning to launch a new military-civilian mission in Africa in the fall, ... Read More

Morocco’s Saharan Dakhla Oued Ed-Dahab Region Adds Senegal’s Mbour to Its Partner Cities

May 18, 2023

Morocco’s Saharan region of Dakhla Oued-Edahab is expanding the circle of its regional and international alliance for shared progress and prosperity in the new world ... Read More

Ivory Coast: bean shortage pushes cocoa exporters on verge of default

February 15, 2023

Cocoa exporters in Ivory Coast are on the verge of defaulting on their contracts due to a lack of beans and urgently need up to ... Read More

EU warns Kenya over grand corruption, but overall Africa makes progress

February 6, 2023

The European Union has threatened to blacklist Kenya over corruption and money laundering, with the bloc’s Ambassador to Kenya warning that the east African country’s ... Read More

Burkina Faso: dozens of soldiers, civilians killed in jihadist-hit north

January 31, 2023

At least 28 people, including soldiers and civilians, have been killed in two separate attacks by rebel fighters in northern Burkina Faso, a regional governor ... Read More

Laurent Gbagbo urges ECOWAS to set up regional counterterrorism brigade

January 30, 2023

Laurent Gbagbo, Cote d’Ivoire’s ex-leader, has called on regional grouping ECOWAS to establish counter-terrorism brigade to curtail terrorism that has plagued the region. Gbagbo was ... Read More

Cameroon, Nigeria to join Ivory-Ghana-led Cocoa cartel, boosting growers’ leverage

October 14, 2022

Cameroon and Nigeria have requested to join the Côte d’Ivoire-Ghana Cocoa Initiative (CIGCI), a joint body spearheading the interests of the two countries in the ... Read More

Ivory Coast calls for ECOWAS emergency summit over its troops held in Mali

September 15, 2022

Ivory Coast on Wednesday (14 September) slammed Mali for “blackmailing” over 46 Ivorian troops who have been detained by Bamako and urged leaders of the ... Read More

Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo detained again despite acquittal

January 17, 2019

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday asked that Ivory Coast’s former president, Laurent Gbagbo, should be kept in custody while they prepare ... Read More

West Africa CFA franc zone members aim to issue $4.82 bln in debt in 2019

January 14, 2019

The eight countries of the West African CFA franc zone plan to issue 2.723 trillion CFA francs ($4.82 billion) in debt in 2019, Reuters reported. ... Read More