22-Dec-2019 to 02:35

Francophone W/Africa: From CFA to Euro-pegged Eco currency

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The West African Economic and Monetary Union is set to wean itself of the contentious CFA franc for a new currency known as the Eco, which will remain pegged to the Euro, President Alassane Ouattara has revealed.

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20-Dec-2019 to 13:05

Cote d’Ivoire explores biomass energy

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire has launched a mega project to build the largest biomass power plant in West Africa and achieve an energy mix rate of 42 percent by 2030.

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27-Nov-2019 to 13:23

Ivorian Cotton-Cashew Board Chair sets goals

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Hyacinthe Alain Blidia Ouattara, the new Chairman of the Ivorian Cotton-Cashew Board, who was elected on November 19, 2019, has vowed to “keep up the pace” in line with the quantum leap made in these two sectors and “go further.”

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22-Nov-2019 to 17:02

Abidjan: 20-year manhunt ends as European couple nabbed

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — A European couple declared wanted by police in Europe finally over 20 years, have finally been arrested in the Ivorian economic capital Abidjan, APA can report on Friday.

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21-Nov-2019 to 15:40

Past rainy seasons made 2 million victims in Africa - WB

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The recent rainy seasons in Africa have affected “over two million people” due to floods and displaced over 500,000 others, the Director of Operations of the World Bank (WB) in Ivory Coast, Benin, Togo, and Guinea, Coralie Gevers has said.

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20-Nov-2019 to 16:42

54 percent of Ivorians live in cities

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivory Coast has 54 percent of its population living in cities, with a high concentration in Abidjan, which hosts 5.5 million inhabitants, President, Alassane Ouattara told the G20 Conference on German Direct Investment in Africa on Tuesday.

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06-Nov-2019 to 16:02

Former UN SG Special Representative for Cote d’Ivoire dies

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Benin’s Albert Tevoedjre, a prominent political figure and former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Cote d’Ivoire, has died in a clinic in Porto-Novo, at the age 90 years.

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