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Helping to Bring Perpetrators to Justice at Home

[allAfrica] Activists and victims of some of the worst crimes committed in West Africa sat down together in Banjul, Gambia recently to talk about how to bring to justice more people responsible for these crimes. (AllAfrica)

Open Letter to Alassane Ouattara, President of Côte d'Ivoire

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Côte d'Ivoire - Justice for 2010-11 Crimes Stagnates

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A Warning Sign to African Telecoms Operators - Fire At Operator Closes Down Nearly 50% of Its Capacity

[Balancing Act] London -The fire on 30 April at Orange Cote d'Ivoire should send a shiver down the spine of all African telecoms operators. They now operate essential infrastructure and barring Presidential shut-downs, they need to take care in event of "fire and acts of God". Russell Southwood reflects on what happened. (AllAfrica)

Mourinho Benches Bailly Because Cote'd Ivoire Not At World Cup

[Vanguard] Jose Mourinho has made an odd revelation about why Eric Bailly hasn't been playing in recent weeks. Despite being United's best defender, Mourinho has left him out of the team because he doesn't have an international boss to impress ahead of the World Cup, as Ivory Coast didn't qualify. (AllAfrica)

WAFU Cup - Scorpions Facing Ivory Coast in Semis Today

[Foroyaa] Gambia cross daggers with The Elephants Ivory Coast today in a would-be thrilling clash. (AllAfrica)

Wafu Cup - Fans Envision Classic Final Between Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire

[Observer] The West Africa Union U-20 tournament has produced the last four teams that are competing in the semi-finals today. The four are host Liberia, La Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, and Mali. Liberia and La Cote d'Ivoire came from Group A and The Gambia and Mali came from Group B. (AllAfrica)

WAFU Cup - Gambia Beat Mali to Set Up Ivory Coast Semis

[Foroyaa] Gambia sealed a passage to the semi-finals of the West Africa Football Union Nations Cup (WAFU Cup) after beating Mali by 1-0 yesterday evening. (AllAfrica)

Host Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire Reach Semis

[CAF] Host Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire eased into the semis of the ongoing WAFU 'A' U-20 tournament after convincing wins in the ultimate Group A matches on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Ivorian President Pays Tribute to Genocide Victims

[New Times] The President of Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, yesterday paid tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Ouattara is in Rwanda on a three-day visit. (AllAfrica)

Climate Change Threatens Livelihoods of 130m Niger Basin Inhabitants

[Guardian] Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said the livelihoods of over 130 million people living in the Niger Basin were at risk of climate change and other environmental challenges. (AllAfrica)

Is Côte D'Ivoire Becoming a Wildlife Trafficking Hotspot?

[ISS] Since 2016, Côte d'Ivoire has recorded at least five major wildlife-trafficking events involving seizures and arrests. The most recent was in January, when 578kg of ivory and over half a ton of pangolin scales, leopard skins and other items were seized. According to media reports, the pangolin scales were probably poached and harvested in Côte d'Ivoire, while the elephant tusks came from West, East and Central Africa. (AllAfrica)

Will Ivorians Take a Stand for Syria's Victims?

[allAfrica] A United Nations Security Council vote on Syria last month offers fresh evidence that China is using its growing influence to curtail the UN's role in protecting human rights, in this case with help from Cote d'Ivoire. (AllAfrica)

Standard Bank Confirms Expansion to Ivory Coast

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -STANDARD Bank has opened a branch in Ivory Coast, bringing its presence in African countries to 20. The bank in the capital, Abidjan, will focus on the needs of Corporate and Investment clients. (AllAfrica)

Weah Returns From State Visit to Ivory Coast, Ghana

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah and his entourage have returned home after a four-day successful State visit to neighboring Ivory Coast and Ghana. Speaking to the press during his arrival at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) in Margibi County, President Weah termed the trip as "successful", saying major developmental issues were discussed. (AllAfrica)

President Weah Returns Home After Successful State Visit to Ivory Coast, Ghana

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia, Liberia - President George Manneh Weah and entourage have returned home after a four-day successful State visit to Ivory Coast and Ghana. (AllAfrica)

President Weah Departs Liberia for Cote d'Iviore, Ghana

[Govt of Liberia] President George Manneh Weah has departed the country for Abidjan and Accra respectively on a four-day State visit beginning the 4th through 7th April, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Ouattara Hails Mnangagwa, Smooth Transition

[The Herald] Cote d'Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara has commended Zimbabwe for the smooth transition it undertook saying the peaceful move had done Africa proud. President Ouattara made the remarks after meeting President Mnangagwa at the Presidential Palace here yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire Sign 'Abidjan Declaration' On Cocoa

[Ghana Presidency] Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have resolved to address the challenges of the cocoa sector, within the framework of the implementation of the Strategic Partnership Agreement which links the two countries, by signing the "Abidjan Declaration." (AllAfrica)

Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire Sign Cocoa Deal

[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the President of Cote d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, have signed a strategic partnership agreement with the aim to defend the interest of the two countries in the global cocoa industry. (AllAfrica)

Loguatuo Border Booming Again

[Observer] The Loguatuo Port of Entry in Nimba County, near the Liberian/Ivorian border, has again become a thriving business environment, following a prolonged closure due to the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) that occurred in 2014. (AllAfrica)

ABAX will meet its partners at the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan

[35°N] For its fourth participation to the Africa CEO Forum, ABAX, an international management company, headquartered in Mauritius, will meet its partners on March 26 and 27 in Abidjan. (AllAfrica)

Blend Performs At 2018 Market of Performing Arts of Abidjan

[Namibian] NAMIBIAN musical duo Blend flew to Abidjan, Ivory Coast last week to perform at the 2018 Market of Performing Arts of Abidjan (Masa) musical showcase. (AllAfrica)

Cote d'Ivoire's Forgotten Victims

[HRW] Since the turn of the year, there has been a flurry of activity in Côte d'Ivoire's justice system. Ivorian courts have convicted more than ten allies of former president Laurent Gbagbo for crimes committed in the aftermath of the 2010-11 post-election crisis, including a June 2012 cross-border attack that killed seven UN peacekeepers. Victims of the rape, torture and extrajudicial killings committed during the post-election crisis itself, however, are still waiting for justice. (AllAfrica)

Minister Says It Will Be Ready for Digital Transition Well Before 2020 Deadline

[Balancing Act] London -Bruno Nabagné Koné, Minister of Communications, Digital Economy and Post has announced that Cote d'Ivoire will have completed its digital transition by its new deadline, the end of June 2020. It will also liberalize its airwaves to allow private broadcasters to compete in the market. Russell Southwood put his ear to the ground to see what's happening there and in other francophone countries making the transition. (AllAfrica)

Finance Minister Heads to Abidjan to Take Part in AfDB Governors' Meeting

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Mohamed Osman Al-Rikabi left Sunday for Abidjan, the capital of the Ivory Coast to participate in the special meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Governor, where the meeting is to include the East Africa's finance ministers. (AllAfrica)

Sprinters Ahouré and Ta Lou Claim Gold and Silver in 60m At World Indoor Championships

[RFI] Murielle Ahouré choked back the tears on Friday night after dedicating her gold medal at the world indoor athletics championships to her late father. Ahouré, who had twice won silver at the competition, clocked 6.97 seconds to take the honours ahead of her Ivorian compatriot Marie-Josée Ta Lou. (AllAfrica)

How Selective Justice Is Eroding Peace

[IRIN] Six years of post-conflict trials have wrapped up, but all those convicted were on the same side (AllAfrica)

A Country Still Deeply Divided

[Deutsche Welle] Over seven years after Ivory Coast's crisis, the country's political scene remains divided. Victims feel that they have not been equally compensated and army mutinies destabilized cities over the past few years. (AllAfrica)

Super Falcons Arrive Abidjan for Wafu Cup of Nations

[This Day] Nigeria's senior women national team, the Super Falcons, have landed in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan for the 2018 WAFU Cup of Nations tournament starting on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Transcorp to Launch Resettlement Action Plan Ahead of Transmission Line Construction

[FrontPageAfrica] Makeni, Sl -To give way for the construction of a 1300km transmission line from La Côte d'Ivoire into Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, TRANSCO CLSG, in collaboration with the Government of Sierra Leone, will formally launch the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) to settle families, who are within the corridor and affected by the project. (AllAfrica)