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MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license
23-04-2018 | 11:14:00
As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote d’Ivoire.
Sama Resources and High Power Exploration to develop Côte d’Ivoire nickel-copper and cobalt project
17-04-2018 | 11:33:54
Canadian-based base mineral exploration and development company Sama Resources Inc. has closed its private placement with HPX Ivory Coast Holdings Inc., after receiving the required regulatory and shareholder approvals.
Orange extends its solar energy services to five African countries
28-03-2018 | 07:09:22
Telecommunication company Orange has expressed its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators.
Morocco ranks top investment destination in Africa for 2017, followed by Egypt, Algeria, Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire - Quantum research
27-03-2018 | 06:04:00
Morocco is the most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent, according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2018 (AII) by Quantum Global’s independent research arm, Quantum Global Research Lab.
Standard Chartered Bank launches its first African digital Bank in Côte d’Ivoire
16-03-2018 | 10:33:51
Standard Chartered Bank has announced the official launch of its digital bank in Côte d’Ivoire. This marks the Bank’s first digital bank in Africa and the first-of-its-kind to open in Côte d’Ivoire.
Nokia and Orange roll out 4G LTE in seven African countries in largest operation of its kind
08-03-2018 | 06:51:51
Nokia and Orange Middle East & Africa are rolling out a Nokia single radio access network and network management technology across seven African countries in a three-year modernization project to prepare for the launch of 4G services.
IFC and Côte d’Ivoire lead public-private dialogue on opportunities to reduce energy gap with renewables
06-03-2018 | 12:41:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Oil, Energy and Renewable Energy Development of Côte d’Ivoire have partnered to bring together public and private sector executives in dialogue.
OFID signs loan agreements to boost socioeconomic development in Côte d’Ivoire and Djibouti
14-02-2018 | 12:50:00
The Director-General of OFID, The OPEC Fund for International Development, Suleiman J Al-Herbish has signed loan agreements totaling $25 million with partner countries Djibouti and Côte d’Ivoire.
World Bank calls for skilled labour force and connectivity needed to modernize Côte d’Ivoire economy
12-02-2018 | 06:07:46
With a GDP growth rate projected to reach 7 percent in 2018 and 2019, Côte d’Ivoire continues to be one of the most dynamic economies in Africa.
[Burkina Faso] African Legal Support Facility trains WAEMU members in oil exploration and opportunities
29-01-2018 | 08:14:00
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) organized two workshops in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on best practices for managing oil and mining exploration and exploitation contracts.
Orange, Gavi and Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Health join forces to boost child immunisation
25-01-2018 | 14:06:00
Orange and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, will enter into a partnership with the Côte d'Ivoire Ministry of Health to increase immunisation rates in the regions and districts with the lowest vaccine coverage.
World Bank gives Cote d’Ivoire push to increase coverage of early childhood nutrition
22-01-2018 | 08:59:00
The World Bank has approved a total amount of $60.4 million in the form of a credit from the International Development Association, and a grant from the Power of Nutrition Trust Fund ($10.4 million), to support the government of Cote d’Ivoire.
[Côte d’Ivoire] Didier Drogba Foundation opens its first school, with support of Nestle and International Cocoa Initiative
18-01-2018 | 10:54:00
350 children can now have access to quality education in the rural cocoa growing community, thus decreasing the risk of them engaging in child labour on cocoa farms.
Cote d’Ivoire unveils mobile money tax
16-01-2018 | 10:35:00
A new tax of 0.5 percent has been introduced on money transfers made through telephone companies in Cote d’Ivoire or their intermediaries, and relates particularly to remittances, according to the 2018 Tax Schedule.
Acquisition of Afric Power and Tieri gives ENGIE strong local presence to accelerate its expansion in energy services in West and Central Africa
15-01-2018 | 13:44:00
ENGIE has signed an agreement to acquire two companies specialising in energy services in West Africa.
Bollore Logistics picked by Burger King to manage its supply chain in Ivory Coast
15-01-2018 | 06:29:52
American fast food chain Burger King launched its activity in Ivory Coast in 2015 by opening its first restaurant in Marcory, a district in the city of Abidjan.
[Côte d'Ivoire] M6 Group acquires 33 per cent stake in in Life TV in deal to open broadcast market to foreign entities
08-01-2018 | 12:22:44
M6 Group has announced that it is participating in the creation of the Life TV channel in the Ivory Coast through the acquisition of a 33% stake in the share capital of the Ivorian company of the same name.
Top five business risks for West Africa in 2018 - Control Risks report
19-12-2017 | 08:45:00
As Nigeria exits the recession of 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018. Still, political uncertainty ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections and on-going security concerns are among the key risks for businesses operating in the region.
[Côte d'Ivoire] Globeleq's Azito power plant upgrade to boost capacity stabilizing supply
14-12-2017 | 11:30:00
Globeleq, a power producer focused on Africa, says its majority owned subsidiary, Azito Energie and the Government of Côte d'Ivoire have signed an agreement to enable implementation of technical improvements to its Azito combined cycle power plant .
Côte d’Ivoire’s renewable energy project receives €50m financing support from African Development Bank
11-12-2017 | 07:00:00
Côte d’Ivoire will boost its electricity production through a 44-megawatt hydroelectric power project supported with a €50 million African Development Bank financing loan, approved on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 in Abidjan.
Citi Foundation and Technoserve unveil three projects to support young African entrepreneurs
06-12-2017 | 06:54:43
The Citi Foundation and the international nonprofit organization TechnoServe have unveiled three new projects to support young entrepreneurs and workers in Africa through the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative.
BIOCAD launches plant in Morocco, eyes Senegal, Gabon and Côte d’Ivoire
29-11-2017 | 12:52:48
Russian biotechnology company BIOCAD and Moroccan pharmaceutical company Sothema Labs have announced the launch of medicines derived using the technology provided by the Russian manufacturer into the North African market.
Tullow Oil secures $2.5b debt refinancing
29-11-2017 | 11:00:00
Tullow Oil is pleased to announce that it has completed the refinancing of US$2.5 billion of Reserves Based Lending credit facilities.
GE’s hardware and digital upgrades increase output at Azito Power Plant in Ivory Coast
16-11-2017 | 06:47:00
To improve performance and visibility into plant and turbine operations, GE’s Power Services business has signed an agreement with Azito Energie S.A. to upgrade two gas turbines at the company’s combined-cycle power plant.
Lumos launches nationwide solar electricity service in Côte d'Ivoire
14-11-2017 | 07:07:29
The Lumos Mobile Electricity Service aims to bring power to millions of people who do not currently have access to an affordable, reliable or clean energy supply.
AfDB approves €98m loans and €17m partial risk guarantee for Air Côte d’Ivoire program to boost regional aviation industry
09-11-2017 | 09:15:00
The AfDB Group's Board of Directors has approved a total AfDB loan of €98.06 million to finance a program of the regional airline, Air Côte d’Ivoire (ACI) to modernize and expand its operations.
U.S. and Côte d’Ivoire sign $525 million compact to spur economic development
08-11-2017 | 07:24:00
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire have signed a five-year, $524.7 million compact to spur economic growth and reduce poverty in Côte d’Ivoire.
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo - World Bank report
27-10-2017 | 08:02:00
A new World Bank Group report titled The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo explains the failure of the sub-region’s strong economic growth (above 5 percent, annually) to translate into benefits for the population.
Cote d'Ivoire sees supermarkets surge in last two years - Nielsen study
23-10-2017 | 12:08:00
Despite Cote d’Ivoire still being dominated by a traditional trade retail base, it has been found that the country’s Modern Trade arena has seen the greatest evolution in the last two years and therefore holds the most potential for growth.
Tullow Oil awarded four licences in Côte d’Ivoire
12-10-2017 | 09:05:00
Tullow Oil is pleased to announce that it has acquired 90% stakes in four onshore blocks in Côte d’Ivoire.
Ghana wins maritime boundary dispute against Côte d’Ivoire
03-10-2017 | 08:15:00
A Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has determined the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, adopting the boundary line claimed by Ghana and rejecting that proposed by Côte d’Ivoire.
Millennium Challenge Corporation approves $524 million compact with Côte d’Ivoire
28-09-2017 | 11:32:36
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors in its quarterly meeting has approved a $524 million compact with the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire to spur economic growth and reduce poverty.
Wafacash and WorldRemit expand partnership to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa
28-09-2017 | 11:19:43
Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash is scaling up operations with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa.
Erin Energy provides update in Ghana
27-09-2017 | 05:21:39
Erin Energy Corporation has said that the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea in Hamburg issued its final judgement with regard to the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
Kosmos Energy provides update on maritime boundary arbitration between Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
26-09-2017 | 05:58:30
Kosmos Energy has announced that the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has issued its final decision in the maritime boundary dispute between the Governments of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire.
USAID to launch new country programs in West and Central Africa
25-09-2017 | 10:48:34
United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green has announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative , led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will launch new country programs.
African Trade Insurance Agency launches in Côte d'Ivoire, targets support of $2 billion of investments and trade
19-09-2017 | 10:50:00
Côte d'Ivoire has become the latest member of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI).
Safran’s WEFA system selected for Air Cote d’Ivoire’s A320ceos
05-09-2017 | 05:35:07
Safran Electronics & Defense announces the selection of its WEFA solution (Wireless Extension For ACMS - Aircraft Condition Monitoring System) dedicated to the capture and the transfer of flight data, on the A320ceos of its long standing client, Air Cote d’Ivoire.
Earth Alive’s Soil Activator gains receives final registration for sale in Côte D’Ivoire
21-08-2017 | 12:29:00
Earth Alive Clean Technologies Inc. a leading Canadian Clean-Tech company, reports that it’s organic and patent-pending soil inoculant Soil Activator® has gained final registration for sale in Côte D’Ivoire.
Nigeria to extend gas pipeline to Cote d’ Ivoire
03-08-2017 | 09:01:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said the West African Gas Pipeline would be extended from Ghana to Cote d’ Ivoire as part of the Federal Government West African energy integration policy.
Sitarail and the governments of Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso sign agreement to modernize rail transport
31-07-2017 | 10:17:00
The Governments of Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso and SITARAIL have formally signed an agreement that will lift the last conditions precedent to the entry into force of the revised concession agreement for the management and operation of the concession
Total and Worldline partner with African Fintech InTouch to support deployment of Guichet Unique solutions in eight African countries
25-07-2017 | 06:07:02
Total and Worldline have signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch.
Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Ghana form AFFRUIBANA to champion interests of fruit farming
20-07-2017 | 13:41:00
Several African fruit producers and exporters have come together to create "AFFRUIBANA", the First Pan-African Association in defence of their Interests with members drawn from Cameroon, the Ivory Coast and Ghana.
Worldbank: Economic Growth Sub-Saharan Africa +2.6% in 2017 - Ethiopia (+8.3%), Tanzania (+7.2%), Côte d’Ivoire (+6.8%)
05-06-2017 | 20:58:00
Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to pick up to 2.6 percent in 2017 and to 3.2 percent in 2018, predicated on moderately rising commodity prices and reforms to tackle macroeconomic imbalances.
Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, others elected to UN Security Council
05-06-2017 | 08:07:00
In a single round of voting last Friday, the United Nations General Assembly elected Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru and Poland as non-permanent members of the Security Council for the next two years.
[Côte d’Ivoire ] MSC signs 35 year agreement to develop San Pedro container terminal
02-06-2017 | 04:32:00
MSC and San Pedro Port have signed a 35-year concession agreement for the expansion of the San Pedro Container Terminal (“TCSP”) in Côte d’Ivoire in the presence of H. E. Mr Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire.
Dabira launches the first edition of the Design Market in Côte d'Ivoire
01-06-2017 | 07:10:09
The Design Market is a new, upscale market that features talented designers, artists and makers from across the African continent.
Report on Port & Intermodal Projects in West Africa
29-05-2017 | 10:20:00
West African region, much like their easterly neighbours, is experiencing a surge in port development projects which will greatly expand, modernise and link shipping infrastructure across the region over the course of the next five years.
GE Announces Clarke Energy as Jenbacher Gas Engines Distributor for an Additional Six Countries in Africa
03-05-2017 | 07:41:00
GE’s Distributed Power has announced that it has recently signed an agreement with Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s distributor of Jenbacher gas engines for six additional countries in Africa, including Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda.
[Côte d'Ivoire] Bolloré Transport & Logistics Ivory Coast unveils water buses to ease congestion
28-04-2017 | 04:30:00
Bolloré Transport & Logistics Ivory Coast has launched public water transport vehicles in the Ebrié Lagoon. Six water buses, which will be operated by Société de Transport Lagunaire (STL)
New drilling initiatives in Nigeria, Ghana, Angola, and Cote d'Ivoire to drive the $190.25 billion industry, study
27-04-2017 | 14:32:00
The global offshore drilling rigs market is poised to grow at a Compound annual growth rate of around10.2 per cent over the next decade to reach approximately $190.25 billion by 2025
Abidjan Terminal gets four container gantry cranes to boost efficiency
26-04-2017 | 06:27:20
In order to increase the operational capacity of Abidjan’s container terminal, four new gantry cranes (RTG) were put into service. These new modern equipment will help improve the port of Abidjan development.
Côte d’Ivoire joins the growing list of ATI’s new member countries
25-04-2017 | 09:19:00
The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) announced today that Côte d’Ivoire has joined a growing list of African countries who are members of the institution.
[Ivory Coast] National Aviation Services receives IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations
04-04-2017 | 10:39:23
National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification for its Abidjan operations.
IFC launches program to improve corporate governance in Côte d’Ivoire
28-02-2017 | 07:20:44
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in partnership with the Côte d’Ivoire Institute of Administrators (INADCI) and the African Corporate Governance Network, launched the Corporate Governance Program in Côte d’Ivoire.
African Development Bank approves new $28.2 million funding injection in Shelter Afrique
16-02-2017 | 14:56:06
The African Development Bank has disbursed an equity investment of $8.2 million in Shelter Afrique, a Development Finance Institution investing in affordable housing for Africa.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: The potential for mobile learning in Ivory Coast
09-02-2017 | 10:14:00
M-learning enables mobile phone users to access online courses (including free courses such as MOOC) and gain qualifications remotely via their smartphones.
MicroSave and The MasterCard Foundation collaborate to Advance Digital Finance Services in Francophone Africa
02-02-2017 | 12:11:00
MicroSave, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, today launched a new program to develop tailored training courses in digital financial services (DFS) in francophone markets of Africa.