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  • Nigeria: Buhari calls to congratulate Ouattara on re-election
    03 november 2015 22:16:30
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has called President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire to congratulate him again on his election victory, the Nigerian presidency said Tuesday. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief congratulates Ivorian President on re-election
    02 november 2015 19:40:47
    New York, US (PANA) - Welcoming the publication of the final results of the presidential election in Cote d’Ivoire by the Constitutional Council, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday congratulated President Alassane Ouattara on his re-election, as well as the people and government of the West African nation on the successful conclusion of the electoral process. Full text...

  • 2016 CHAN qualifier: Cote d'Ivoire beats Ghana to qualify for Rwanda finals
    31 october 2015 06:22:57
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Cote d'Ivoire on Friday beat Ghana 1-0 in the Ivorian city of Abidjan to qualify for the 2016 CHAN (African Nations Championships) competition to be hosted by Rwanda. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Buhari greets Ouattara on his re-election
    28 october 2015 16:53:54
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday congratulated President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d'Ivoire on his re-election for a second term in office, and the people of Cote d'Ivoire for putting the unity, stability and progress of their country above all other interests. Full text...

  • UN: Ban welcomes successful Ivorian presidential polls
    28 october 2015 12:57:07
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the successful voting in Sunday's presidential elections in Cote d’Ivoire.Full text...

  • Tanzania: AU congratulates Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania for peaceful elections
    28 october 2015 09:33:50
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has congratulated the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire and the United Republic of Tanzania for holding serene and peaceful elections on 25 October 2015.Full text...

  • Ghana: Mahama congratulates Ouattara on re-election victory
    28 october 2015 09:16:39
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has congratulated President Allasane Dramane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire on his re-election victory. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: ECOWAS thumbs up Ivorian presidential election
    27 october 2015 14:43:44
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Sunday's presidential election in Cote d'Ivoire was ''free, transparent and organized in an acceptable manner'', according to the ECOWAS election observation mission for the poll. Full text...

  • UN: Ban tasks Ivorians on peaceful, transparent electoral process
    23 october 2015 21:28:07
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday tasked Ivorians to ensure a peaceful president election in the country on Sunday.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: ACCF assists climate finance readiness in Cape Verde, Kenya, Swaziland
    23 october 2015 14:01:44
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) announced Friday approval of three projects totalling US$1.35 million to enhance the readiness of Cape Verde, Kenya and Swaziland to mobilize climate finance, necessary to achieve national sustainable development goals. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Obasanjo leads 135 ECOWAS election observers to Cote d'Ivoire
    23 october 2015 10:19:03
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo is leading 135 ECOWAS election observers to Cote d'Ivoire for Sunday's presidential election in the West African nation, the ECOWAS Commission said Friday. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: AfDB approves €70m for construction of Senegal’s digital technology park
    21 october 2015 19:34:22
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - In its bid to contribute to promoting Senegal as an information and communications technology (ICT) centre of excellence and a destination for the establishment of call centres, e-commerce, software development, wireless Internet facilities and other ICT market segments, the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced Wednesday it will inject €70.61 million in the sector. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Unlocking Africa’s potential to create wealth from agriculture (Analysis by Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank )
    21 october 2015 15:10:02
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - There is an unbelievable contrast today in Africa: How can a continent with such an abundance of arable land, water and sunshine annually import food worth US$35 billion? How can it be that the continent is not food secure? This must change. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: AfDB triples annual climate financing to nearly US$5 billion by 2020
    09 october 2015 15:52:15
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, announced Friday that the AfDB would nearly triple its annual climate financing to reach US$5 billion a year by 2020. Full text...

  • UN: Cote d'Ivoire lauds UN for advancing peace, security, development
    03 october 2015 19:49:14
    New York, US (PANA) - Cote d’Ivoire, where the UN played a major role in restoring peace and stability after violently disputed presidential elections in 2010, stood before the UN General Assembly Saturday to praise the organization for its "irreplaceable" contribution to advancing peace, security and development over the 70 years of its existence. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Draw of African Handball Championship
    29 september 2015 21:20:38
    Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The following is the draw of the men's African Handball Championship, which will be hosted by the Moroccan club, Al Hilal Nador, from 21 to 30 October.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Islamic financial institution targets Africa
    19 september 2015 13:56:44
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Africa features a potentially strong demand for Islamic financial services and products, and Islamic finance could act as the catalyst in mobilising funding into the continent, a new report has revealed. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: BADEA, Côte d’Ivoire sign US$12m loan deal
    16 september 2015 14:03:26
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and Côte d’Ivoire have signed a loan agreement amounting to US$12 million for financing a water supply project to Abengourou city and surrounding villages, PANA reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: BADEA DG visits Côte d’Ivoire
    14 september 2015 11:15:05
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) Sidi Ould Tah is due to arrive here Tuesday on a four-day visit to Cote d'Ivoire, the Bank said Monday. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Vatican announces Pope Francis' trip to Africa
    10 september 2015 17:13:09
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Pope Francis is due to make a pastoral trip to Africa in November 2015 at the invitation of the Heads of State and episcopal conferences of Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic, according to a statement received here Thursday from the Vatican news service. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Top French MP visits Algeria from Tuesday
    07 september 2015 13:41:50
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Speaker of the French Senate, Gérard Larcher, will from Tuesday begin a visit to Algeria, at the invitation of the president of the Algerian Council of Nation, Abdelkader Bensalah, according to a communique from the French diplomatic circles, obtained by PANA here Monday. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Nigerian VP urges Africans to rethink time-worn economic ideas
    01 september 2015 18:53:19
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Time has come for Africans to re-think some of the time-worn economic ideas and myths that have held its people and policy makers bound to only a few options, according to Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: New boss takes over at AfDB in Abidjan
    31 august 2015 18:57:38
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The newly elected 8th President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Akinwumi A. Adesina of Nigeria will officially take over his post Tuesday, according to officials of the Bank. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: USAID donates US$6 million for educating South Sudanese children
    25 august 2015 13:04:47
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The US Agency for International Aid (USAID) has donated an extra emergency financial aid of US$6 million to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to enable it finance the education of the children and youth affected by the civil war in South Sudan. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Canadian gold producer announces successful drilling
    17 august 2015 11:35:03
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Canada-based gold producer Endeavour Mining Corporation has reported drilling results from several areas at Agbaou Gold Mine located in Côte d'Ivoire. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: South Africa to host 3rd conference on financial markets in September
    14 august 2015 20:45:10
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The South African city of Johannesburg, will on 16-18 September, host the 3rd edition of the conference on the building of capacities for the establishment of African financial markets (BAFM), according to a communiqué received by PANA on Friday.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: President Hollande prays for peaceful elections in Cote d'Ivoire
    06 august 2015 13:57:12
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – In a goodwill message to the Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, the French President, François Hollande, Thursday expressed the wish that October's presidential election in Côte d’Ivoire will turn the page of the crises in the country for good. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorian publisher charged with defamation, insult
    06 august 2015 09:02:03
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the Ivorian authorities to immediately drop the charges against a journalist, Joseph Titi, who was imprisoned for almost a week and charged with defamation, among other crimes, Full text...

  • Côte d'ivoire: AU, FAO sign technical cooperation document on climate change
    05 august 2015 20:43:05
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The African Union (AU) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed a technical cooperation project document to support the initiatives on the resilience against climate change in the Horn of Africa and in several Sahel regions. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Africa50 raises US$830m for infrastructure investment in Africa
    30 july 2015 14:39:07
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The new infrastructure investment platform in Africa, Africa50, backed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), has raised US$830 million for infrastructure investment in Africa. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: PM seeks strengthened trade finance from Afreximbank
    27 july 2015 21:09:30
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Ivorian Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan Monday 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. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: South Africa to host 14th world forestry forum in September
    27 july 2015 12:14:33
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The South African city of Durban will host the 14th world forestry forum on 7-11 September, according to a communiqué issued Monday and obtained by PANA here. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Initiative Trade Africa, US sign agreement protocol
    22 july 2015 21:41:30
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The US ambassador in Côte d'Ivoire, Terence P. McCulley and the Ivorian minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Charles Koffi Diby, on Wednesday signed an protocol agreement on Initiative Trade Africa, to improve the business and trade opportunities in Côte d’Ivoire and the sub-region. Full text...

  • Congo: Congo, Côte d’Ivoire urge Africans to invest more in digital sector
    21 july 2015 21:18:20
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – The Ivorian and Congolese presidents on Tuesday in Brazzaville urged African countries to invest more in the digital sector.Full text...

  • Senegal: MFWA says authorities slam 6-month suspension on journalist in Cote d'Ivoire
    21 july 2015 13:44:38
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has disclosed that authorities in Cote d'Ivoire have suspended and withdrawn the licence of Guillaume Gbato, a journalist with the Notre Voie newspaper.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: France to host 2nd Francophonie economic forum in October
    20 july 2015 20:05:02
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The second Francophonie economic forum will be held on 27 October in the French capital, Paris, according to a communiqué issued on Monday by the institution and received by PANA. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: US, Cote d'Ivoire sign pact on information centre
    16 july 2015 10:26:23
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - US Ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire Terence P. McCulley and the Governor of the Autonomous district of Abidjan Robert Beugré Mambé have signed an agreement for the opening of an information and activity centre in the West African nation.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: AFC, Ivorian company sign agreement for hydroelectric power station
    14 july 2015 13:02:09
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The multilateral financial institution, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), on Monday signed a joint venture contract with the Ivorian company, Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE), for the building of a hydroelectric power station with capacity for 44 megawatts, according to a communiqué issued here Tuesday and received by PANA. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Ireland attends 3rd Conference on development financing in Ethiopia
    13 july 2015 20:31:10
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Irish minister of Development, Trade Promotion and North-South Cooperation, Sean Sherlock, is leading hos country's a delegation to the third international conference on development financing (FF3D) that opened on Monday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, according to a communiqué received by PANA. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: French FM Fabius to visit CAR, Ethiopia
    11 july 2015 12:11:37
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The French minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Laurent Fabius, will from Monday begin a two-nation African visit that will take him to Central African Republic (CAR) and Ethiopia, diplomatic sources told PANA on Saturday. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso: President Kafando invited to Côte d’Ivoire
    09 july 2015 14:44:41
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso's acting President Michel Kafando has been invited by his Ivorian counterpart Alassane Ouattara to visit Côte d'Ivoire 27 July 2015. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: No terrorist threat to Côte d’Ivoire - official
    08 july 2015 15:44:06
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The spokesperson of the Ivorian government, Bruno Nabagné Koné, on Wednesday declared that here are terrorist threat to Côte d’Ivoire, based on information made available by the country’s defence and security services. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: 'Free, fair elections in Côte d'Ivoire, a priority for US'
    07 july 2015 21:30:25
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The US deputy secretary for West African Affairs at the US State Department, Mrs Bisa Williams, on Tuesday in Abidjan said that a top priority for the United States with regard to Côte d'Ivoire is to ensure free and fair elections in October with high voter turnout. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Akon Lighting Africa supports electrification in West Africa
    01 july 2015 14:28:22
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Akon Lighting Africa initiative Wednesday announced a US$ 200,000 support to the newly created Western African Energy Leaders Group (a regional branch of the African Energy Leaders Group). Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: AFC grants Guinea 30 million euros for road infrastructure
    30 june 2015 11:59:46
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Multilateral financial institution Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has given Guinea a loan of 30 million Euros to renovate the 194-kilometre road linking Kissidougou and Kankan, the corporation said.Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: 5 shortlisted for post of national coach
    30 june 2015 09:55:23
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) has shortlisted five persons for the post of head coach of the national team, the Elephants, PANA reported from here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Cote d’Ivoire: Cote d'Ivoire introduces polio vaccine into national vaccination programme
    27 june 2015 12:07:51
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Cote d’Ivoire government on Friday introduced a poliomyelitis vaccine (IPV) in its national vaccination programme to vaccinate a total of 650,000 children every year under a strategic plan (2013/2018) to eradicate the debilitating disease in the country.Full text...

  • UN: Mandate of UN Operation in Cote d’Ivoire extended
    26 june 2015 06:02:30
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council has extended the mandate of the UN Operation in Cote d’Ivoire (UNOCI) for another year, until 30 June 2016, in addition to authorizing the French Forces to support the mission. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Coffee prices in Côte d'Ivoire slip
    25 june 2015 22:18:32
    Abidjan, Ivory Coast (PANA) - Coffee prices published on Thursday by the Council of coffee - cocoa, saw a slide whereas those of cocoa maintain an upward trend. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire : 2015 African Economic Conference 2015 set for November in DR Congo
    23 june 2015 19:56:46
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The 2015 African Economic Conference (AEC) will be held 2-4 November in Kinshasa, DR Congo, under the theme 'Addressing Poverty and Inequality in the Post-2015 Development Agenda', the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) announced Tuesday. Full text...

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