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Seedstars Launches A Pan-African Venture Fund To Accompany Its Regional Strategy

Seedstars is partnering with First Growth Ventures to launch Seedstars Africa Ventures, a sub-Saharan Africa fund targeting $100mn to make early-stage minority investments from...
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Ivory Coast Adjusts Mission of Public Expenditure Controllers

The Ivorian government has reorganized the way in which public expenditure controllers, now called "fiscal sustainability", work in the context of programming and budgeting. A...

Adams Mahama Murder Case: Fugitive Grabbed in Ivory Coast

Asabke Alangdi, who fled in May 2015, to escape prosecution as the second suspect in the murder of Adams Mahama, the former Upper East...

Board approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund

The African Development Bank’s efforts to channel critical investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs received a big boost on Thursday in Abidjan, where the Bank’s...

Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gambia, others emerge winners at African Chefs United HAAPI Festival 2018

The Association of Professional Chefs Nigeria in partnership with African Chefs United has organized the 2018 Hospitality All African People Imbizo in Lagos. Festival...
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Viewpoint: Disgruntled Soldiers Stage another Mutiny in Ivory Coast

Angry troops burn down military base in Bouake amid recriminations over command structures In the second largest Ivorian city of Bouake, soldiers have defied orders...

French President admonish Ghanaian Youth to aspire to greater heights

France's President Emmanuel Macron, has called on Ghanaian youth to aspire to greater heights. President Macron, who paid a day's working visit to Ghana on...

Ghana’s Rolling Rockets face Kano Pillars in International Unity Skate Soccer

The Rolling Rockets of Ghana will face Nigeria’s Kano Pillars in the return match of the International Unity Skate Soccer on Saturday, December 8...
European Union-Africa Summit in Abidjan, Nov. 29, 2017

Viewpoint: Fifth European Union-Africa Summit Plagued by the Imperialist Destruction of Libya

2011 Counter-revolution against Gaddafi underlines the reemergence of enslavement and genocide Abidjan, Ivory Coast is the scene of the annual European Union-Africa Summit where...
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Zambia VP to attend EU-Africa Summit in Ivory Coast

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina is expected to attend the European Union (EU) and Africa Summit being held in Ivory Coast, a senior government official...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...
Ghana's Attorney General Gloria Akuffo, and Ivory Coast's Adviser to the President,Adama Toungara.

Ghana and Ivory Coast embrace ITLOS maritime ruling

The ITLOS on Saturday ruled in favour of the Ghana, concluding unanimously that Ghana did not violate Ivory Coast's maritime boundary. Ghana and Ivory Coast...
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ITLOS rules against Ivory Coast’s maritime claim

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on Saturday rejected Cote d'Ivoire's claims that Ghana had infringed its sovereign boundary in...

Abidjan Hosts Africa’s Largest eSports Event

Abidjan to host major video-game festival this November The Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA) will take place on November 11th and 12th...
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Agribusiness & African Smallholders promote economic growth with food market grab

To succeed, Africa’s agricultural revolution needs to be very different to those seen in the rest of world The power of entrepreneurs and the free...
Cyclists compete during the 12th Benin International Cycling Tour in Cotonou, capital of Benin, July 19, 2015. At least 96 cyclists from Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, France, Nigeria, Senegal and Congo took part in 12th Benin International Cycling Tour. The team of Burkina Faso won the trophy for the best Castel team in the competition. (Xinhua/Polycarpe Toviho)

Ghana’s pedals marked the best in “la route de l’est” competition

Ghana’s Cycling team, the Pedals, has been ranked as the best team so far in the " la route de l'est" international cycling tour...

Didier Drogba unveiled as Kirusa brand ambassador

After a record of 23 million fan subscriptions and 350+ celebrity sign-ups across multiple network carriers in Africa and Latin America, Kirusa’s InstaVoice Channels...

Ghana to participate in cycling competition in Ivory Coast

Ghana’s Cycling team would leave Accra on Wednesday for Cote D’Ivoire to participate in the 29th edition of the “La route de lest” scheduled...

AfDB to invest in African textile industry

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for the empowerment of small and medium operators in the textiles, apparel and accessories sectors as a...

Africa Green Revolution Forum 2017 to be held in Abidjan

The 2017 Africa Green Revolution Forum will be held from September 4-8 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and aims to stress the capacity of agriculture...

Stakeholders propose trade zones along Abidjan-Lagos highway

Stakeholders validate Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor trade facilitation needs assessment report To boost trade, investments, growth and overall development, stakeholders have called for the creation of...
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UN Secretary General commends military withdrawal from Ivory Coast

Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the closure of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), which will take place on Friday, and reiterated...

UN ends military operations in Ivory Coast

Following the official closure of the UN mission in the Ivory Coast, the spokesperson's office of the Secretary General has released a statement confirming...

Ivory receives green light from IMF to disburse US$899.2 million EFF grant

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has successfully completed the first reviews of Cote d’Ivoire economic program supported by three-year arrangements...

AMA expands business to Ivory Coast

African Media Agency (AMA), a pan-African public relations agency has announced the opening of an office in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) to support its rapid...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Tullow to recommence drilling after dispute with Cote d’Ivoire ends

Tullow Oil says plans are underway to resume drilling next year to boost output at its Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme (TEN) field once the maritime...

SWIFT chooses Tony O. Elumelu to deliver closing address during its Regional Conference

SWIFT announces today that Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N, African businessman, investor and philanthropist, will deliver the closing address at the SWIFT African Regional Conference...
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Mcdan Open West Africa Championship Enters Quarter Finals

Seven Ghanaian tennis players have advanced to the quarter finals of the ongoing Mcdan Open West Africa Championship. The seven include four men and three...

Illegal Mining In Ghana Affects Ivory Coast Lagoons

A delegation from Ivory Coast would today hold diplomatic talks with Ghanaian officials over effects of illegal mining in Ghana having rippling effects in...

Groupe Nduom Extends Business To Mpohor

The GN Bank, a part of the Groupe Nduom, has launched a new branch at Mpohor in the Western Region to serve the needs...