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CORRECTED-Nestle invests $45 mln a year in cocoa sustainability
LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Nestlé is spending 45 million Swiss francs ($45.13 million) a year on efforts to source cocoa sustainably, the food company said, also citing progress in reducing child labour in its West African supply chain.


Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:50:11 +0000


Ivory Coast cocoa farmers happy with crop but worried over heat
ABIDJAN, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Mainly below average rains last week in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa regions had farmers worried about the rising heat, despite a good soil moisture content, farmers said on Monday.


Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:30:55 +0000


Uber takes to streets of Ivory Coast in African expansion
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Uber launched in Ivory Coast's commercial capital Abidjan on Thursday, part of its expansion into African markets with low levels of car ownership and limited mass transport.


Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:10:10 +0000


Diseases raise concerns for Ivorian cocoa main crop outlook
DALOA, Ivory Coast, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Ivorian cocoa farmers have grown more concerned about the 2019/20 main crop as diseases known as black pod and swollen shoot spread in cocoa plantations, farmers and exporters told Reuters on Thursday.


Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:27:21 +0000


Cargill invests over $113 million in Ivory Coast, Ghana cocoa sector
LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Global commodities trader Cargill said on Wednesday it is investing more than $113 million to expand its cocoa processing facilities in the Ivory Coast and Ghana, creating 85 direct and hundreds of indirect jobs.


Wed, 04 Dec 2019 18:28:18 +0000

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Location of Ivory Coast within the African Union.
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Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire make legal strides for women and children’s rights 
In July 2019, Mozambique and Cote d'Ivoire were the latest countries in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen marriage laws to empower girls and women. But implementation and enforcement remain a challenge.

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 17:30:28 +0000


Cote d'Ivoire's chocolate waste spurs second industry in cocoa butter
An Ivorian woman makes cocoa butter to sell to soap makers, using chocolate scraps from Cote d'Ivoire's booming cocoa bean industry, the largest in the world.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:24:23 +0000


The repatriation of African artifacts to countries of origin is tricky business
Many of Africa's "stolen artifacts from colonial times were generally given or donated to French public collections. Thus, these artworks ... have become a property of the French state."

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:22:42 +0000


“Because we're here. Because we exist”: Nofi ‘Black and Proud’ challenges representation in French media
"I want us to be unavoidable. So we can offer an answer to this question of representation." Global Voices interviews the founder of Nofi, the first French black media channel.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:35:45 +0000


As Critiques of UN Peacekeeping Missions Grow, Africa Seeks Peace on its own Terms
UN troops on the ground have kept many countries in conflict from falling into total disarray. Yet, Africa seeks strategies to secure peace and stability on its own terms.

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:29:01 +0000


Fall Armyworms Are Ravaging Crops in Many African Countries
"They've finished eating the wild plants and are now going into the villages where there is more vegetation. They eat everything in their path. All plant life is at risk."

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:19:09 +0000


Despite a Military Mutiny, Côte D'Ivoire's Government Says It Is Ready for UN Troop Withdrawal
The question of material demands from the Army has been a recurrent one since Côte d'Ivoire's emergence, in 2011, from a decade of civil war.

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:28:02 +0000


That Fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana Issued Real Visas for a Decade
For ten years, a U.S. embassy operated quietly in Accra, the capital of the West African country of Ghana. But the embassy wasn't an embassy at all.

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 13:31:12 +0000


An Ivorian Professor Helps a Student Focus on Class by Carrying Her Baby on His Back
"I think that what a teacher does to create social links with their students is just as important as the content of their classes."

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:44:15 +0000


A Glimpse Into the First African Bloggers and Vloggers’ Festival in Dakar, Senegal
For two days, 36 of the best bloggers and vloggers in Africa, along with selected players on the African digital scene, presented their talents and know-how.

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 21:36:03 +0000
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West African French-speaking country
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bordered by Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Gulf of Guinea
-world's biggest producer of cacao
-In 2009, the country's population was estimated at over 20 million.

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‘A New Message’: Russia Trains Its Propaganda Machine on Africa
Many of the players who drove Moscow’s campaign for influence in the West are now backing Putin’s African charm offensive.

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 07:00:13 GMT


Has Western L.G.B.T.Q. Activism Actually Hurt the Cause in Africa?
Robbie Corey-Boulet’s “Love Falls on Us” points out the negative consequences of American humanitarian efforts abroad.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 09:00:05 GMT


Less Trash, More Schools — One Plastic Brick at a Time
Plastic garbage collected by a women’s group is being recycled into bricks and used to build schools in West Africa.

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 16:04:37 GMT


A Brutal Disease Kills Monkeys. Flies Could Be Spreading It.
A downside of social living among monkeys and chimpanzees, a new study suggests, is being at greater risk of deadly disease.

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:18:14 GMT


Laurent Gbagbo, Former Ivory Coast Leader, Acquitted of Crimes Against Humanity
Mr. Gbagbo is the first former head of state to be tried at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:42:15 GMT


Teaching Children Regardless of Grade
Educators in a remote valley in India devised a community approach to instructing students when teachers were sparse. It’s catching on.

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:00:06 GMT


African Officials Respond to France’s Restitution Report
Government officials from Senegal and the Ivory Coast ask for African treasures to be returned.

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:52:45 GMT


A Taste of Ivory Coast in Brooklyn
Cheick Cisse, the owner of New Ivoire in Harlem, opened Paradis des Gouts hoping to share the food of his childhood with those outside his immigrant community.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:57:20 GMT


Ivory Coast Arrests Six in Ring That Smuggled Parts of Elephants, Leopards and Pangolins
The crackdown follows another major bust of an ivory trafficking network in Gabon

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 19:34:55 GMT


Women Finding Empowerment in ‘A World of Smoke’
In an impoverished port city in the Ivory Coast, women formed a cooperative to eke out a living making charcoal from the castoffs of sawmills and workshops.

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:00:29 GMT