News Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast inflation jumps to 1.3 pct in August - stats office
ABIDJAN, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Consumer price inflation in Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, accelerated to 1.3 percent year-on-year in August from 0.8 percent in July, data from the National Statistics Institute showed on Monday. Food and soft ...
News Ivory Coast: Want to be a wildlife biologist? Beware the eyeball leeches and chest maggots. - Washington Post
Washington PostWant to be a wildlife biologist? Beware the eyeball leeches and chest maggots.Washington PostWhile following a troop of sooty mangabeys, monkeys found in the forests of Ivory Coast, Boston University primatologist Erin Kane walked face-first into a tree. Almost instantly, her eye became red, itchy and watery, but she went on following her monkeys.
News Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast tightens rules for cocoa export counterparties
ABIDJAN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Top cocoa grower Ivory Coast will tighten requirements for counterparties of export contracts and impose 10-year bans on exporters and purchasers who violate their agreements, according to two documents published by the ...
News Ivory Coast: Investigation links chocolate to destruction of national parks - Confectionery Production
Confectionery ProductionInvestigation links chocolate to destruction of national parksConfectionery ProductionAccording to Mighty Earth, growers have moved into national parks, classified forests and other protected areas in Ivory Coast, while forests outside these areas have already been almost completely cleared. In Ivory Coast, an estimated 30-40% of cocoa ...
News Ivory Coast: Chocolate Industry Drives Devastating Deforestation in Ivory Coast
The world’s chocolate industry is driving deforestation on a devastating scale in West Africa, The Guardian can reveal. Cocoa traders who sell to Mars, Nestlé, Mondelez and other big brands buy beans grown illegally inside protected areas in the Ivory ...
News Ivory Coast: Swansea boss Paul Clement insists Wilfried Bony has returned to become the main man once again - Daily Mail
Daily MailSwansea boss Paul Clement insists Wilfried Bony has returned to become the main man once againDaily MailPaul Clement has insisted striker Wilfried Bony did not return to Swansea to play a bit-part. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast international, who scored 34 goals in 70 appearances during his first spell in south Wales, signed for the club for a second time ...and more »
News Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast issues 7-year 100 bln CFA franc ($184 mln) bond
ABIDJAN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has issued a 100 billion CFA franc ($184 million) seven-year bond with a 5.95 percent coupon, one of the lead managers said on Wednesday. The bond, issued on Tuesday, will be sold in units of 10,000 CFA francs until ...
News Ivory Coast: Top cocoa producers to create buffer stock to influence world prices - Reuters Africa
Reuters AfricaTop cocoa producers to create buffer stock to influence world pricesReuters AfricaIvory Coast is on track to produce a record 2 million tonnes of cocoa this year, but Yessoh said the government planned to limit output going forward and focus its efforts on improving quality. “Must we continue on this path, flooding the market with ...and more »
News Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast cocoa port arrivals rise to 1.992mn T by Sept 17
ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached about 1.992 million tonnes by Sept. 17 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Tuesday. That was up from 1.479 million tonnes in the same period of the previous season.
News Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast, Ghana maritime dispute: The story so far - Myjoyonline.com
Myjoyonline.comIvory Coast, Ghana maritime dispute: The story so farMyjoyonline.comThe arbitration process started in late 2014 after Ghana dragged Cote d'Ivoire to the ITLOS, the judiciary arm of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Law of the Sea, over claims by Ivory Coast that parts of the oil and gas-rich Cape Three Points ...and more »
News Ivory Coast: Ghana, Ivory Coast seek $1.2 bn loan to add value to cocoa
Ghana and Ivory Coast are seeking a joint $1.2 billion loan facility from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to establish warehouses and set up chocolate manufacturing facilities, a senior Ghanaian government official said on Wednesday. The plea is in ...
News Ivory Coast: Ghana's Sole Founder is Dr Kwame Nkrumah - News Ghana
News GhanaGhana's Sole Founder is Dr Kwame NkrumahNews GhanaKNS also resisted and overcame attempts by the French Ivory Coast Colony from carving up a significant part of our Western Region under the guise of the need to join together the Traditional kingdom under one Traditional Paramount King who rules over ...and more »
News Ivory Coast: Chocolate industry drives rainforest disaster in Ivory Coast
Cocoa traders who sell to Mars, Nestlé, Mondelez and other big brands buy beans grown illegally inside protected areas in the Ivory Coast, where rainforest cover has been reduced by more than 80% since 1960. Illegal product is mixed in with “clean ...
News Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast's WeFly Agri monitors farms with drones - Disrupt Africa
Ivory Coast's WeFly Agri monitors farms with dronesDisrupt AfricaIvory Coast-based startup WeFly Agri is using drones and mobile technology to allow absentee landlords to monitor their farms and plantations remotely. Launched in January, WeFly Agri uses drones to map and monitor land, and offers users access to ...
News Ivory Coast: Chocolate industry driving deforestation of Ivory Coast: report
Abidjan (AFP) - The chocolate industry is indirectly driving massive and illegal deforestation in Ivory Coast, fuelling a catastrophic decline in wildlife, a green group said Wednesday. "In several national parks and other protected areas, 90 percent or ...
News Ivory Coast: Wayland Hall of Fame: Yvon Edoumou - Wicked Local Wayland
Wicked Local WaylandWayland Hall of Fame: Yvon EdoumouWicked Local WaylandYvon Edoumou anchored the boys tennis team playing No. 1 singles for three seasons and leading Wayland High School to state championships in 1993 and 1994. During the early 1990s, Yvon Edoumou left his native Ivory Coast to live with his aunt and ...and more »
News Ivory Coast: WAFU Cup: Senegal devour Benin, Ivory Coast on brink of group stage exit
Day eight of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations saw Senegal’s Teranga Lions roar into action after scoring four goals in their Group B win over Benin at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 17. After suffering a 2-1 loss to Niger in their first ...
News Ivory Coast: Ghana's improved farming plan lacks cultivation - Financial Times
Financial TimesGhana's improved farming plan lacks cultivationFinancial TimesWhile some diversification has taken place, such as rapid growth in cashew nuts for export, Ghana lags behind its neighbour Ivory Coast in developing new commercial crops. One problem is the complexity of land tenure, with an entrenched customary ...and more »
News Ivory Coast: EXTRA TIME: Ivory Coast’s Doumbia welcomes President Alassane Ouattara in Lisbon
Sporting Lisbon forward Seydou Doumbia welcomed the President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara and first Lady Dominique Ouattara to Portugal on Wednesday. President Ouattara paid a two-day official visit to the southern European country, to meet with ...
News Ivory Coast: Wilfried Bony is like a big brother to me, says Swansea's Jordan Ayew - Goal.com
Goal.comWilfried Bony is like a big brother to me, says Swansea's Jordan AyewGoal.comJordan Ayew has spoken on the impact of Wilfried Bony has had on him since the latter joined Swansea on transfer deadline day. The Ivory Coast international was a huge hit in his first spell at the Liberty Stadium before his move to Manchester City in ...and more »