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Abidjan Summit - Questions Remain Over How Libya 'Task Force' Will Operate

[RFI] Questions are being asked about how exactly the UN, the African Union and the European Union will execute the gargantuan task of repatriating as many as half a million sun-Saharan migrants in Libya. (AllAfrica)


Abidjan Summit Ends, New Page Opens

[Cameroon Tribune] President Paul Biya and wife Chantal Biya left Abidjan yesterday, November 30 with rekindled hope after participating in the 5th AU-EU Summit. (AllAfrica)


Abidjan Summit - Joint Task Force to Be Launched to Free Migrants

[RFI] A task force to free migrants illegally detained in Libya backed by both the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) is to be set up "in a matter of weeks". The new strategy was announced in the Ivorian city of Abidjan at the AU-EU summit. (AllAfrica)


Instability in Togo Could Have Regional Consequences - Buhari, Quattara

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday expressed concern that political instability in Togo, if not averted, could have regional consequences. (AllAfrica)


President Farmaajo to Leave for Ivory Coast, to Attend EU-Africa Summit

[Dalsan Radio] President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmaajo" is expected today to travel to Ivory Coast to attend the African Union-European summit to be held in Abidjan on Wednesday. The two-day EU-Africa summit will, seek to enhance the partnership between the two continents which share a lot of mutual interest. (AllAfrica)


President Attends EU-AU Summit in Abidjan

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, for the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit slated for Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. The President was received at the Houphet Airport by Ivoiren President Alassane Ouattara. (AllAfrica)


5th AU-EU Summit - HM the King Receives South-African President in Abidjan

[MAP] Abidjan -HM King Mohammed VI received on Wednesday in Abidjan President of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. Jacob Zuma, on the sidelines of the Sovereign's participation in the 5th African Union-European Union Summit. (AllAfrica)


Zuma Arrives in Ivory Coast for AU-EU Summit

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to attend the 5th African Union-European Union Summit, the Presidency said on Tuesday evening. (AllAfrica)


Head of State Lands in Abidjan

[ANGOP] Abidjan -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, landed this afternoon in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, to participate in the 5th African Union - European Union Summit, to be held from 29 to 30 November, under the motto "invest in youth for a sustainable future." (AllAfrica)


Buhari in Abidjan for EU-AU Summit

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday arrived Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, for the 5th European Union-African Union, EU-AU, Summit slated for November 29 and 30. (AllAfrica)


President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Côte d'Ivoire for Fifth EU-AU Summit

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has today, 28 November 2017, arrived in Abidjan in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire to attend the Fifth Summit of the African Union-European Union, which is scheduled to take place from 29 to 30 November 2017. (AllAfrica)


Angola - President On His Way to Abidjan for AU/EU Summit

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço left Luanda Tuesday bound for Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, to attend the 5th African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) Summit of 29-30 November, going with the motto "Investing in youth for a sustainable future". (AllAfrica)


Message of HM the King to 5th African Union-European Union Summit in Abidjan, Full Text

[MAP] Abidjan -HM King Mohammed VI sent on Wednesday a message to the 5th African Union-European Union Summit in Abidjan in his capacity as Leader of the African Union on the Migration Issue (AllAfrica)


Kagame Arrives in Cote d'Ivoire for AU-EU Summit

[New Times] President Paul Kagame Tuesday night arrived in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire for the 5th African Union-European Union Summit. (AllAfrica)


President Zuma Flying to Ivory Coast for AU-EU Summit

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is jetting off to the Ivory Coast this week to attend the Fifth African Union-European Union (AU-EU) summit, the presidency said on Sunday. (AllAfrica)


President Jacob Zuma Attends Fifth African Union-European Union Summit in Abidjan, 28 to 30 Nov

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 28 November 2017, undertake a working visit to Abidjan in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire to attend the Fifth Summit of the African Union-European Union, which is scheduled to take place from 29 to 30 November 2017. (AllAfrica)


Rugunda to Represent Museveni At AU-EU Summit in Ivory Coast

[Monitor] Kampala -The Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, is expected on Monday to fly out to Abidjan in Ivory Coast to attend the 5th African Union-European Union (AU-EU) summit ending on Thursday. (AllAfrica)


HM the King Arrives in Abidjan for Working and Friendly Visit to Côte d'Ivoire

[MAP] Abidjan -HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HH Prince Moulay Ismail, arrived Sunday in Abidjan for a working and friendly visit to the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, during which the sovereign will also take part in the 5th African Union-European Union Summit, to be held on November 29-30 in Côte d'Ivoire's economic capital. (More to come) (AllAfrica)


The Road to Abidjan - Key Themes for AU-EU Summit

[SAIIA] Previously called the Africa-EU Summit, the AU-EU Summit convenes in Abidjan on 28 and 29 November this year. This triennial gathering brings heads of state together to discuss pressing issues facing Africa and Europe, including youth employment, gender, migration, economic cooperation, and the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) which governs the relationship between the two institutions. (AllAfrica)


Soccer Star Drogba Gets into Fashion

[Fratmat.info] After announcing his retirement for the year 2018, the Chelsea legend has unveiled his future plans. (AllAfrica)


Cote d'Ivoire, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal Improve Governance - But...

[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Dakar -The 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), launched today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, reveals that the continent's Overall Governance trajectory remains positive on average, but in recent years has moved at a slower pace.  As many countries struggle to build on recent progress or to reverse negative trends, and as concerns emerge in some key sectors, the Foundation is calling for vigilance on the continent's future. (AllAfrica)


2018 CHAN - Namibia Draws Ivory Coast, Zambia and Uganda

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's Brave Warriors have been drawn against continental giants Ivory Coast, Zambia and Uganda in Group B of next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament, which is slated for Morocco. (AllAfrica)


Judicial Institute Graduates Inducted As Magistrates in Margibi County

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Three graduates of the James A.A. Pierre Judicial Institute at the Temple of Justice have been inducted as Associate Magistrates and subsequently assigned at separate Magisterial Courts in Margibi County. (AllAfrica)


Govt Signs Financial Agreement for Lagos-Abidjan Highway - Fashola

[Premium Times] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the federal government has signed financial agreement for the execution of Lagos-Abidjan highway. (AllAfrica)


Côte d'Ivoire Faces All-or-Nothing World Cup Qualifier Against Morocco

[RFI] Côte d'Ivoire manager Marc Wilmots said Tuesday the team was unfazed by pressure or minor injuries ahead of its all-or-nothing World Cup qualifying match against Morocco in Abidjan on Saturday. (AllAfrica)


Ivorian Artist Puts a Twist On #metoo - She Says It With Her Hair

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -"I hope women everywhere wake up and revolt" (AllAfrica)


Customs Decries Declining Economic Activities in Lagos, Abidjan

[This Day] The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme command has described as daunting, the challenges of drastic downturn on economic activities through the Lagos, Abidjan corridor. (AllAfrica)


African Leaders Commit to Fighting Malnutrition

[Global Nutrition Report] Milan -African leaders gathered at a summit to address the global crisis of malnutrition helped to galvanise US3.4bn including US$640 million in new commitments, organisers said today. (AllAfrica)


Branch of Women's International Union to Be Open in Ivory Coast and Ghana

[SNA] Khartoum -The Women's International Union, with cooperation with the International Symposium of Islamic Youth, West Africa Office, have organized two training sessions, on the reports writing, meetings management, and the arrangement of priorities and time management. (AllAfrica)


Chinese-Built Mega Hydropower Dam Launched

[Focac] Soubre -Cote d'Ivoire on Thursday inaugurated the Chinese-built Soubre hydroelectric power station, the largest of its kind in the West African country. (AllAfrica)


Africa Rising's Faulty Logic - How to Fix It

[The Conversation Africa] Until a couple of years ago, all financial institutions and investment banks were celebrating 'Africa Rising', in a symphony of compliments that should have cautioned any reasonable African leader as well as citizens on the continent. (AllAfrica)