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Ghana's New President Called Out For Copycat Speech Critics said the president’s inauguration speech was directly lifted from former US presidents Bill Clinton’s 1993 and George Bush’s 2001 inaugural speeches. The Star Soldiers Release Ivorian Hostages Rogue soldiers [...]

Top 10 News Stories This Week

Ghana's Nana Akufo-Addo To Be Sworn In As New President The 72-year-old former human rights lawyer will take the oath of office at a ceremony in Independence Square in central Accra before more than 6,000 guests and members of the public. Al Jazeera [...]

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#5 – Ivorian Kids Improve Their Swing

The sons and daughters of peasants, farm and factory workers tee off at an 18-hole course that was built by late president Felix Houphouet-Boigny as part of his campaign to turn his home village into an international city. Read More >> Source: eNCA

#7 – Weighing In On Côte D’Ivoire’s New Constitution

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara says changes to the constitution are needed to help bring peace after years of conflict. But opposition parties are calling for a boycott of the vote, saying the constitutional changes make it easier for the president and his allies to stay in power. Read More >> [...]

#9 – Will Ivorians Vote In The Referendum?

What is less likely is massive voter turnout: while Ivory Coast's political class has been heatedly debating the draft, ordinary citizens have shown considerably less enthusiasm, either for or against it. Read More >> Source: eNCA

  • Ivorian Coffee Retailer Selling product

#3 – Selling Quality Ivorian Coffee, Processed In Abidjan, To Wealthy Ivorians

"International brands are coming to Ivory Coast. They have understood and realised the potential of this market because we are having a dynamic boom in our economy which attracts a lot of people." Read More >> Source: Al Jazeera

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#9 – Ivorian Farmers Are Being Abused By Conservationists

Rights groups claim that Ivorian conservation agents are using the threat of eviction and prosecution to extort money from cocoa growers farming illegally in protected forest reserves. Read More >> Source: Reuters

#7 – The Hunt Begins For The Ringleader Behind Ivorian Beach Attack

Ivorian authorities say the suspect, whose name they believe to be Kounta Dallah, played a key role in organizing the attack that killed 19 people in Grand-Bassam. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America

#1 – The Hunt Begins For The Ringleader Behind Ivorian Beach Attack

Ivorian authorities say the suspect, whose name they believe to be Kounta Dallah, played a key role in organizing the attack that killed 19 people in Grand-Bassam. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America

  • Resilients by Joana Choumali

Photographic Perspectives: Resilients by Joana Choumali

Resilients is a series on African women by Ivorian photographer Joana Choumali. Based in Cote d’ Ivoires economic capital, Abidjan, she studied Graphic Arts in Morocco, and went on to work as an Art Director before embarking on her career as a freelance photographer. “Joana Choumali’s Resilients show that lineage is [...]

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