Boost Africa Initiative, a unique partnership in support of innovation and entrepreneurship across Africa has been launched on Monday, November 21 in Abidjan by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in partnership with the European Commission.
Science and technology company, Merck, today announced the opening of its affiliate office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, which will serve as the regional hub for the company’s operations in French-speaking Central and West African countries.
Decathlon, the French network of innovative retail chain and brands, providing high-quality and affordable sport equipments, is making today an historical entrance on the Ivorian retail market.
PlaYce, the official brand of shopping centers operated by international distribution group CFAO in Africa was launched today in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire)
Orange Digital Ventures announces its participation in the funding of Afrostream, a subscription video on demand service (SVOD) of African, African-American and African-Caribbean films and television series, alongside TheFamily, Cross Culture Ventures I L.P. and ACE & Company.
Etty Ekolan Alain is the winner of the top prize at the second West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF2).
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) unveiled its landmark initiative to solve Africa's huge energy deficit by 2025 at a High Level Stakeholder Consultative Meeting attended by business and political leaders at its headquarters in Abidjan on 17 September 2015.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting and co-organizing Energy Week, a series of events, including high-level discussions and partnerships focusing on lighting up and powering Africa, and unlocking the continent’s huge energy potential. Energy Week runs from Monday, September 14 to Friday, September 18 in Abidjan.
Members of the African Community of Practice (AfCoP) Steering Committee met on September 14 in Abidjan to review performance and provide strategic guidance on the African Development Bank-executed AfCoP project.
Orange launches the first ever mobile crowdfunding platform in Africa, in partnership with HelloAsso
Today, Orange is launching Africa’s first mobile crowdfunding platform in Côte d’Ivoire: Orange Collecte.
Fund for African Private Sector Assistance grant agreement of US $947,625 to support young entrepreneurs in Côte d'Ivoire
On September 4, 2015 in Abidjan, the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Fund for Africa Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) grant agreement of US $947,625 (558.970 million CFA francs) with the General Confederation of Côte d'Ivoire Businesses (CGECI) to support and develop young entrepreneurs in Côte d'Ivoire.
SE4All: AfDB supports four more African countries in the development of their Action Agenda and Investment Prospectuses
Through the SE4All Africa Hub, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is now supporting the development of the SE4All Country Action Agenda and Investment Prospectuses in four new countries:
“We must light up and power Africa – as a Bank we will launch a new deal on energy for Africa”
Nestlé continues to reinforce its efforts to empower women in the cocoa sector in Côte d'Ivoire.
[Cote d'Ivoire] Parliamentarians Endorse the African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation
Fifty parliamentarians from 14 African countries met July 23 and 24, 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, for the inaugural Annual General Meeting of the African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation (APNODE), established in Yaoundé, Cameroon, in March 2014.
Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara today in Abidjan announced that the country planned to increase its investment in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) by taking up its rights under the Bank’s ongoing general capital raising exercise.
Ivorian Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan today in Abidjan called on the African Export- Import Bank (Afreximbank) to strengthen its trade finance support to the country to enable it raise its trade volume with other African countries to 50 per cent of its total external trade volume by 2020.
AFI and MasterCard launch regional capacity building workshop for Africa’s financial inclusion policymakers and regulators
The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and MasterCard, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, implemented a first of its kind technical capacity building workshop for AFI members in Sub-Saharan Africa, held in Yamoussoukro, Cote d’Ivoire.
The inauguration ceremony at Avenue Avenue Houdaille, Place de la République in Abidjan’s main commercial district of Plateau, took place with Ivorian Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan as main guest of honour.
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading investment grade rated multilateral development finance institution and project developer, announced the signing of a joint development agreement with Ivoire Hydro Energy SA (IHE), an Ivorian project company, for the development of the 44MW Singrobo hydroelectric power plant (Singrobo) in Côte d’Ivoire.
MTN Customers in Rwanda and Ivory Coast can now receive Western Union money transfer transactions on their mobile phones.
MTN Côte d'Ivoire has announced the launch of its celebrity social media service, MTN STAR ACTU, for its subscribers, in partnership with Kirusa.
MTN rounded off its annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care employee volunteer programme this past weekend, which saw employees from Afghanistan to South Africa, give back to their communities, under the theme of “Investing in Education for All”.
The CFAO Group has announced the inauguration of two new car dealerships in Abidjan, the economic capital of Côte d'Ivoire, and Kinshasa, capital of DR Congo.
JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire launched this week a new offer of reconditioned Apple devices.
The Board of Directors of True Gold Mining Inc. that it has appointed Christian Milau as the Company's Chief Executive Officer, effective April 27, 2015.
JUMIA continues its rapid expansion with the opening of six new hubs in Cote d’Ivoire in the cities of Yamoussoukro, Bouaké, San Pedro, Daloa, Gagnoa, and Korogho.
Orange and Airtel join forces to enable international money transfers between Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso
As of today, customers of Orange Money in Côte d’Ivoire can use their mobile phones to send money to customers of Airtel Money in Burkina Faso, and vice versa.
The EU-Africa Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite stakeholders to the 1st edition of its EU-Africa B2B Forum planned on 06 - 08 May 2015 in Mons (Belgium).
L’Oréal and CFAO announced today the signing of a protocol agreement covering the production and distribution of cosmetic products in Ivory Coast.
Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that it has been advised by the Government of Ghana that the Government of Côte d'Ivoire has applied for provisional measures to be ordered in Ghana's maritime boundary dispute with Côte d'Ivoire which is in arbitration before a Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Hamburg.
MTN Côte d'Ivoire announces a strategic partnership with SUMMVIEW which enables the launch of a new service called "MTN TV" accessible on mobile. Thanks to this service, MTN Côte d'Ivoire offers its users the ability to access from their smartphones and tablets, to a set of live TV channels as well as on-demand content.
UNICEF and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, have entered a partnership agreement to expand their collaboration across 17 countries in Africa. The partnership aims at improving Africa’s population access to health and education-related information whilst pushing forward various innovative projects supported by UNICEF.
[Africa] The Smartphone Infinix Hot for the First Time in Côte d'Ivoire Available Exclusively on Jumia
The smartphone Infinix Hot marks its arrival in Côte d’Ivoire exclusively on JUMIA, the first online shopping destination in Côte d’Ivoire. The new smartphone with incredible specifications will be available on JUMIA from February 13 at an un-precedented price for this level of performance.
Commerzbank AG is opening a representative office in Abidjan, the economic metropolis of Ivory Coast, thus expanding its network on the up-and-coming African continent. This means that Commerzbank, which has been operating in Africa since 1952 and maintains business relations with 50 of 54 African countries, is in¬creasing the number of its locations on the continent to 7.
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline will from 16th February 2015 commence scheduled flight operations from Lagos, Nigeria to the Ivoirian city, Abidjan via Cotonou, Benin Republic. The new service will operate four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Aggreko the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services, has announced a three year contract extension to its 200 MW gas-fired power project in Ivory Coast, with an option to extend this by a further two years.
Nestlé’s work to empower women in the cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire kicked off in 2013 and we’re making more headway with our partners on this important issue.
Gemalto,the world leader in digital security, announces the opening of an office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to better meet the needs of its customers on the ground throughout West Africa.
West African media and technology experts assemble in Côte d’Ivoire to discuss the digital transition opportunity
Eutelsat Communications and the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) are combining their knowledge and experience to propose a conference in Abidjan on 15-16 December on the transition to digital broadcasting and telecommunications services across West Africa.
MTN Group today announced the launch of a mobile money cross-border remittance service between Ivory Coast and Benin, to further enable the cheaper and easy movement of money in the West Africa region.
Côte d’Ivoire Prime Minister, ITC Executive Director, attend official presentation of National Export Strategy
International Trade Centre (ITC) Executive Director Arancha González joined the Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire, Mr Daniel Kablan Duncan, and the Minister of Commerce, Arts and Crafts and SMEs promotion, Mr Jean-Louis Billon, as well as representatives of the Ivorian private sector on 13 November in Abidjan for the official presentation ceremony of the National Export Strategy of Côte d’Ivoire.
The 6th annual Africa Public Private Partnership Conference & Showcase (APPP 2014) organised by AME Trade Ltd in partnership with the African Development Bank will take place from November 19-21, 2014 at the Sofitel Hotel, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
IFC and The MasterCard Foundation, shows there were over 2.0 million active users of mobile financial services in Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 and nearly $2.5 billion in e-money transactions during the year. The study, based on new market data from the BCEAO, highlights the market’s strong performance and potential for increasing access to affordable financial services for low income households, small-scale businesses and in hard-to-reach rural areas.
Foremost African Banking Group; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been announced as the winner of the “2014 Product Leadership Award” at the 2014 Frost and Sullivan Excellence In Best Practices Awards Banquet that held on Thursday, 30th October, 2014 at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, Monaco, France.
In order to inaugurate their partnership, Jumia and the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Côte d’Ivoire are organizing a symbolic ceremony at the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Côte d’Ivoire on Thursday 30thOctober.
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Presidents of Senegal, Ivory Coast, and Prime Ministers of Cape Verde, and Morocco attend the Ninth African Development Forum
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