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Heavy rains in Ivory Coast threaten cocoa crop
ABIDJAN, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Unusually heavy rain last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions has disturbed the development of the October-to-March main crop and disease is spreading in some plantations, farmers said on Monday.


Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:46:32 +0000


Ivory Coast cocoa grind up 8.3% to end-September -exporter stats
ABIDJAN, Oct 11 (Reuters) - *Ivory Coast cocoa grinders had processed 547,000 tonnes of beans from the start of the season in October to the end of September, data from exporters' association GEPEX showed on Friday. *That was up 8.3% from 505,000 tonnes in same period last season. *Grinders processed 44,000 tonnes of beans in September, up from 41,000 tonnes in the same month of the previous season. *Ivory Coast's 2018/19 season Q4 grind reached 140,473 tonnes, up from 126,347 tonnes a year earl


Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:40:30 +0000


Uber launches boat service in Nigeria's megacity Lagos
* Uber partnering with local boat firm and Lagos state government


Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:57:42 +0000


Made with child labor? Major chocolate companies flunk scorecard
NEW YORK, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major chocolate companies such as Godiva, Lindt and Hershey are failing to keep child labor out of their supply chains, according to a new ranking by activists released on Thursday.


Thu, 10 Oct 2019 22:37:01 +0000


Ivory Coast, Ghana to 're-examine' cocoa industry's sustainability schemes
ABIDJAN, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Top cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana said on Thursday they would re-examine the cocoa industry's sustainability schemes as chocolate makers have been slow to pay the two nations a living income differential (LID) for their beans.


Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:17:13 +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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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


Ivory Coast Sends Forces to Quash a Violent Military Mutiny
Rogue soldiers have staged a mutiny over back pay and better living conditions in Bouaké, setting up a tense standoff with the government.

Sun, 14 May 2017 23:30:59 GMT