Govt Wants Bigger Piece of Chocolate Profits

[VOA] For many years, Ivory Coast has been the world’s largest producer of cocoa. Most of it leaves the country in bulk and ends up in Europe, where it gets turned into fine and expensive chocolate, fetching up to 50 times the price of the raw cocoa.

[VOA] For many years, Ivory Coast has been the world's largest producer of cocoa. Most of it leaves the country in bulk and ends up in Europe, where it gets turned into fine and expensive chocolate, fetching up to 50 times the price of the raw cocoa.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Hair Politics – Beyond Beauty, This Ivorian Hair Artist Used Her Hair to Address #MeToo

[This is Africa] Ivorian hair artist, Laetitia Ky has used her hair to speak out on rape, sexual assault and harassment. She shaped her hair to speak on the #MeToo movement. Her hair portrayed a man lifting the skirt of a woman. Laetitia’s poignant exp…

[This is Africa] Ivorian hair artist, Laetitia Ky has used her hair to speak out on rape, sexual assault and harassment. She shaped her hair to speak on the #MeToo movement. Her hair portrayed a man lifting the skirt of a woman. Laetitia's poignant expressions are when she uses her hair to highlight women rights issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Helping to Bring Perpetrators to Justice at Home

[allAfrica] Activists and victims of some of the worst crimes committed in West Africa sat down together in Banjul, Gambia recently to talk about how to bring to justice more people responsible for these crimes.

[allAfrica] Activists and victims of some of the worst crimes committed in West Africa sat down together in Banjul, Gambia recently to talk about how to bring to justice more people responsible for these crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

A Warning Sign to African Telecoms Operators – Fire At Operator Closes Down Nearly 50% of Its Capacity

[Balancing Act] London -The fire on 30 April at Orange Cote d’Ivoire should send a shiver down the spine of all African telecoms operators. They now operate essential infrastructure and barring Presidential shut-downs, they need to take care in event o…

[Balancing Act] London -The fire on 30 April at Orange Cote d'Ivoire should send a shiver down the spine of all African telecoms operators. They now operate essential infrastructure and barring Presidential shut-downs, they need to take care in event of "fire and acts of God". Russell Southwood reflects on what happened.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Mourinho Benches Bailly Because Cote’d Ivoire Not At World Cup

[Vanguard] Jose Mourinho has made an odd revelation about why Eric Bailly hasn’t been playing in recent weeks. Despite being United’s best defender, Mourinho has left him out of the team because he doesn’t have an international boss to impress ahead of…

[Vanguard] Jose Mourinho has made an odd revelation about why Eric Bailly hasn't been playing in recent weeks. Despite being United's best defender, Mourinho has left him out of the team because he doesn't have an international boss to impress ahead of the World Cup, as Ivory Coast didn't qualify.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Wafu Cup – Fans Envision Classic Final Between Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire

[Observer] The West Africa Union U-20 tournament has produced the last four teams that are competing in the semi-finals today. The four are host Liberia, La Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, and Mali. Liberia and La Cote d’Ivoire came from Group A and The Gam…

[Observer] The West Africa Union U-20 tournament has produced the last four teams that are competing in the semi-finals today. The four are host Liberia, La Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, and Mali. Liberia and La Cote d'Ivoire came from Group A and The Gambia and Mali came from Group B.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire