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Coca-Cola Unveils U.S.$20 Million Safe Birth Initiative

[Leadership] The Coca-Cola Company is set to launch a new program tagged, 'The Safe Birth Initiative' aimed at supporting the ministries of Health in Nigeria and Ivory Coast to tackle the high incidence of maternal and newborn mortalities. (AllAfrica)


Coca-Cola to Launch 'Safe Birth Initiative' for Ivory Coast and Nigeria

[This Day] In line with its long-standing commitment to Women and the Well Being of Communities, Coca-Cola will support the Ministry of Health to reduce the high maternal and newborn mortalities in Ivory Coast and Nigeria. (AllAfrica)


Faapa's Activities Widely Hailed in Abidjan

[MAP] Abidjan -The activities of the Atlantic Federation of African News Agencies (FAAPA) were unanimously hailed, Thursday in Abidjan, on the occasion of the 5th meeting of the executive board of this pan-African media platform, being held on September 28-29. (AllAfrica)


ICC Law Must Take Its Course Against Côte d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo

[Daily Maverick] Former president of Côte d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo and his right-hand man Charles Blé Goudé must face the consequences of their actions. If the International Criminal Court in The Hague fails to pursue social justice, it would be doing what the UN believes is a "de facto acceptance of a future marred by violence, repression and chaos". By SAKARIA KONE. (AllAfrica)


Dispute With Ivory Coast Thrown Out by Maritime Court

[Deutsche Welle] After an international maritime court backed Ghana in a dispute with Ivory Coast over claims to oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea, Ghanaians hope they will profit from the country's oil wealth. Isaac Kaledzi reports. (AllAfrica)


Côte d'Ivoire President Highlights Friendship With Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Côte d'Ivoire President, Alassane Ouattara, on Tuesday in Luanda highlighted the friendship between the peoples of the two countries and praised the strengthening of the exisiting cooperation. (AllAfrica)


Is Your Chocolate Bar Fuelling Deforestation in West Africa?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Large area of forest reserves in Ivory Coast have been converted to illegal cocoa plantations to meet demand, campaign group says (AllAfrica)


Cycling Team Depart for Tour De Côte d'Ivoire

[New Times] Rwanda national cycling team (Team Rwanda) will travel to Ivory Coast aboard RwandAir today to compete in the 2017 Tour de Côte d'Ivoire - Tour de la Réconciliation, slated for September 10-16. (AllAfrica)


Handball - Angolan National Team Already in Cote d'Ivoire

[ANGOP] Abidjan -The Angolan national junior women's handball team are already since Sunday in Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire), where on Monday they are competing in the 24th edition of the African Cup of Nations. (AllAfrica)


Women Hold Key to U.S.$6 Billion Treasure Chest

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abidjan -"The challenge is convincing men that they have a vested interest in gender parity" (AllAfrica)


Trump's HIV Aid Cuts Could Cost 9 Million Life Years Lost

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Trump's proposed budget envisions cuts to the AIDS relief programme which supports treatment, testing and counselling for millions worldwide. (AllAfrica)


Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire Sign Eight Cooperation Agreements

[New Dawn] Relations between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire have reached new heights with the revival of the Joint Commission and the signing of several cooperation agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between both countries. (AllAfrica)


Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire Sign Several Cooperation Agreements in Monrovia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Relations between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire have reached new heights with the revival of the Joint Commission and the signing of several cooperation agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between both countries. (AllAfrica)


Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire Hold Second Joint Commission Meeting in Monrovia

[The Capitol Times] The Governments of the Republics of Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire has held the second Joint Commission meeting between the two countries in Monrovia beginning Monday, August 28, 2017. (AllAfrica)


'Long Standing Relationship,' Foreign Minister Tells Visiting Ivorian Delegation

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's Foreign Minister, Marjon Kamara says the Republics of Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire have enjoyed long-standing and good relations especially sharing common border. (AllAfrica)


Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire Hold Second Joint Commission Meeting

[New Dawn] The Governments of Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire are expected to today hold the second Joint Commission meeting between the two countries in Monrovia. (AllAfrica)


Angola Cables At Telecommunications Forum

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola Cables will take part in African Peering Forum, one of the largest telecommunications events on the African continent, between 22 and 24 this month in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. (AllAfrica)


President Koroma Hosts Ivorian Counterpart Alassane Ouattara

[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit (AllAfrica)


Sporadic Violence and Presidential Tussle Put Hard-Won Security At Risk

[IRIN] Just as it seemed to be turning the page after a decade-long crisis marked by two civil wars, violence has again become worryingly routine in Côte d'Ivoire. Since the beginning of the year, barely a month has gone by without the sound of military gunfire erupting somewhere. (AllAfrica)


ICC Judges Ordered to Review Laurent Gbagbo's Detention

[Al Jazeera] International Criminal Court (ICC) appeals judges have ordered a review into whether Laurent Gbagbo, the former Ivory Coast president, should be released from detention while his long-running trial continues on crimes-against-humanity charges. (AllAfrica)


ICC Judges to Decide Whether to Release Laurent Gbagbo

[Al Jazeera] War crimes judges will rule whether former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo can be released from prison for the rest of his trial on charges arising from deadly election violence in 2010. (AllAfrica)


Experts Finalize Draft Design, Legal Framework of Abidjan-Lagos Corridor

[Daily Observer] The Draft Institutional Design, Legal Framework as well as the Communication Strategy for the Abidjan - Lagos Corridor Management Authority (ALCoMA), have been validated in Abuja, Nigeria recently, a media dispatched from ECOWAS Communication Bureau stated. (AllAfrica)


Ivorian Leader Admitted Into Knighthood of the Pioneer

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted President Alassane Dramani Ouattara into the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneer of the Republic of Liberia with the rank of Knight of Grand Cordon. (AllAfrica)


Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire Hold Bilateral Talks

[New Dawn] Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire have held bilateral talks aimed at strengthening cooperation in the areas of security, energy, roads, agriculture and regional affairs. An Executive Mansion release issued Sunday, 16 July says the talks took place in Monrovia on Saturday, 15 July when Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara paid a one-day working visit to Liberia. (AllAfrica)


President Ouattara Admitted Into Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneer

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted President Alassane Dramani Ouattara into the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneer of the Republic of Liberia with the Knight of Grand Cordon. She recalled his many achievements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at a time when Liberia was just beginning its infrastructure development programs. (AllAfrica)


Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire Hold Bilateral Talks - Security, Energy, Roads Top Discussions

[Govt of Liberia] Liberia and Cote D'Ivoire have held bilateral talks aimed at strengthening cooperation in the areas of security, energy, roads, agriculture and regional affairs. The talks took place in Monrovia on Saturday, July 15, when President Alassane Ouattara paid a one-day working visit to Liberia. (AllAfrica)


Soubre Dam Hydroelectric Power Station Comes Online

[Focac] Abidjan -A ceremony was held Friday in Cote d'Ivoire to officially mark the initiation of electricity generation at Soubre hydroelectric power station, which was built by a Chinese company. (AllAfrica)


UN Mission in Côte d'Ivoire Concludes

[UN News] Recognizing the efforts of the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) in promoting peace, stability and development, the UN Security Council today marked the closing of the mission by underscoring the importance of action by the Government to address the remaining challenges in the country for the benefit of all Ivorians. (AllAfrica)


UN Peacekeeping Mission Ends

[HRW] Abidjan -As the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cote d'Ivoire (UNOCI) comes to an end on June 30, 2017, the Ivorian government should redouble its efforts to address the serious rights issues at the root of past political violence, Human Rights Watch, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the Ivorian Movement for Human Rights (MIDH) and the Ivorian League for Human Rights (LIDHO) said today. (AllAfrica)


Ivorian Government Withdraws Controversial Press Bill After MFWA Petition

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) and its national partner organisations in West Africa have welcomed the decision of the Ivorian government to withdraw the controversial press bill, sections of which sought to criminalise speech. (AllAfrica)


Promoting Sustainable Growth Through Infrastructure Development

[Chatham House] President Alassane Ouattara, in his second and final administration, has a clear opportunity to shape the future of Côte d'Ivoire. (AllAfrica)