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  • UN: Côte d'Ivoire 'on the right track' – UN peacekeeping chief
    13 april 2016 06:51:22
    New York, US (PANA) - With Côte d'Ivoire now firmly anchored on the path of peace, stability and economic recovery, the top United Nations peacekeeping official has said that it is perhaps time to consider wrapping up the UN mission and begin to consider the Organization’s future role in supporting the consolidating the country’s gains. Full text...

  • US: IMF directors encourage WAEMU to improve business climate
    23 march 2016 08:46:00
    Washington, D.C., US (PANA) - The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) should enhance its monetary policy effectiveness and improve the business climate while addressing income and gender inequalities in the region, according to the Executive Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: IMF stresses fiscal discipline to keep Ivorian economy buoyant
    16 march 2016 09:24:48
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Sustaining Côte d’Ivoire's currently strong economic performance will require maintaining a disciplined fiscal policy, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team has recommended at the end of a two-week visit to Abidjan. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Morocco offers to assist Cote d'Ivoire investigate Grand-Bassam attack
    15 march 2016 11:17:39
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Morocco has offered to assist Cote d'Ivoire investigators to track down terrorists who attacked three hotels at Grand-Bassam, 40 km east of Abidjan, on Sunday. Full text...

  • US: UN Security Council condemns Ivorian terrorist attack
    14 march 2016 20:28:29
    New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned Sunday's terrorist attacks in Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, that killed some 18 people and left many more injured, and for which Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has claimed responsibility. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Three days of national mourning declared in Cote d'Ivoire
    14 march 2016 20:11:55
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Ivorian government has declared three days of national mourning following Sunday's deadly attack on three hotels in the town of Grand-Bassam, some 40 km east of the main city of Abidjan, according to media reports on Monday. Full text...

  • Nigeria: President Buhari condemns terrorist attack in Cote d'Ivoire
    14 march 2016 19:03:08
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Sunday's terrorist attack on the Grand Bassam Resort in Cote d'Ivoire, condoling with President Alassane Ouattara and Ivorians over the incident. Full text...

  • Ghana: President Mahama condemns terrorist attacks on Cote d'Ivoire, Turkey
    14 march 2016 09:50:46
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has condemned Sunday's terrorist attacks on Cote d'Ivoire and Turkey, describing them as "despicable and unconscionable". Full text...

  • US: US, France condemn terrorist attacks on Ivorian beach resort
    14 march 2016 07:34:56
    Washington, US (PANA) - The United States of America and France have joined the chorus of condemnation of Sunday's bloody attacks on the Ivorian beach resort town of Grand-Bassam in which 14 civilians died and pledged assistance to find the terrorists. Full text...

  • UN: Ban, UNWTO condemn Ivorian beach resort attacks
    14 march 2016 07:05:41
    New York, US (PANA) - United Nation Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terrorist attacks that have killed at least 14 civilians and wounded 22 others in Côte d'Ivoire's beach resort town of Grand Bassam on Sunday. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: AQIM claims Ivorian attack; 22 killed, 22 injured
    14 march 2016 06:10:18
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has claimed responsibility for Sunday's attack at the Ivorian town of Grand-Bassam that has claimed 22 lives and left 22 others injured. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Six terrorists in Ivorian hotel attack 'neutralised' - Interior Minister
    13 march 2016 19:49:02
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Six terrorists who were involved in Sunday's attack on the Ivorian town of Grand-Bassam, 40 km east of the main city of Abidjan, have been "neutralized", the Ivorian Minister of the Interior and Security, Hamed Bakayoko, has said. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Gunmen attack Ivorian town; several people reported killed
    13 march 2016 18:10:52
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Gunmen on Sunday attacked a hotel in the Ivorian town of Grand-Bassam, some 40 km east of the main city of Abidjan, eyewitnesses said.Full text...

  • UN: UNAIDS launches mobile platform for better healthcare delivery in Cote d'Ivoire
    09 march 2016 17:44:55
    New York, US (PANA) - Starting this month, a thousand people living with HIV in Cote d’Ivoire Full text...

  • Cote d’Ivoire: IMF commends Ivorian authorities for increasing farmers’ stake in coffee, cocoa
    27 february 2016 12:21:19
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) - A top official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the leadership of Cote d’Ivore for the sharp increase in pro-poor spending over the last years and the overhaul of the cocoa and coffee revenue distribution mechanisms to augment farmers’ stake. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU says Gbagbo's trial shows Africa does not condone impunity
    28 january 2016 19:27:32
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) -The African Union (AU) said on Thursday the trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo shows Africa does not condone impunity.Full text...

  • US: Amnesty International stresses justice for Ivorians
    27 january 2016 19:50:09
    New York, US (PANA) - Amnesty International on Wednesday said the International Criminal Full text...

  • Senegal: Former Ivorian President's trial opens Thursday at ICC
    27 january 2016 16:10:20
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The first trial arising from the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation in Cote d'Ivoire will open against former president Laurent Gbagbo and youth leader Charles Blé Goudé on 28 January, 2016. Full text...

  • UN: ICC opens trial of Gbagbo, former youth leader 28 January
    22 january 2016 15:06:32
    New York, US (PANA) - The trial in the case of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor and former Ivorian leader, Mr. Laurent Gbagbo, and Ivorian youth leader, Mr. Charles Goude, is scheduled to open on Thursday, 28 January, at The Hague, Netherlands, before ICC's Trial Chamber 1, a statement said on Friday. Full text...

  • UN: UN Security Council reduces UN peacekeepers in Cote d'Ivoire
    20 january 2016 18:45:07
    New York, US (PANA) - Reflecting the considerable and continued progress in consolidating Full text...

  • UN: UN official highlights benefits of peaceful election in Côte d’Ivoire
    14 january 2016 07:16:11
    New York, US (PANA) - The top United Nations official in Côte d’Ivoire on Wednesday highlighted that the peaceful conclusion of the presidential election provides the country’s citizens with the opportunity to turn the page, start a new chapter in their nation’s history and consolidate achievements towards long-term stability. Full text...

  • UN: UN envoy says election in Cote d’Ivoire opens new chapter
    13 january 2016 19:03:21
    New York, US (PANA) - Cote d’Ivoire's peaceful conclusion of its presidential election provides citizens with the opportunity to turn the page, start a new chapter in their nation’s history Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Composition of new Ivorian government
    12 january 2016 15:36:13
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Secretary General of the Ivorian presidency, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, on Tuesday made public the composition of the new Ivorian government which includes 36 ministers.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Body of footballer Steve Gohouri to arrive in Abidjan Wednesday
    12 january 2016 15:29:39
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The body of Ivorian international footballer, Steve Gohouri, found dead in the Rhine, near Düsseldorf, on 31 December, will arrive on Wednesday in Abidjan, sports sources told PANA on Tuesday.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Onchocerciasis vaccine tested in five years, say researchers
    11 january 2016 10:30:58
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Researchers at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, could in five years test the first vaccine against onchocerciasis, says a communiqué received by PANA on Monday. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritian financial giants acquire Ivorian company
    31 december 2015 13:27:16
    Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The MCB Equity Fund, a large Mauritian financial services conglomerate, along with the Duet Private Equity Group, a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in real estate and infrastructure, have acquired Société Africaine des Produits Laitiers (SAPLED) in Cote d'Ivoire. Full text...

  • Tanzania: IMF impressed by Côte d'Ivoire's ambitious financial sector reforms
    10 december 2015 07:25:42
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Encouraging authorities in Côte d’Ivoire to continue pursuing ambitious reforms to strengthen the financial sector, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved a US$67.7 million disbursement to the West African country under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: AfDB gives Comoros 7 million Euros for capacity building
    25 november 2015 08:34:56
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a grant of 7.61 million Euros for Comoros to finance the second stage of the country’s institutional capacity building programme (PRCI), a communiqué issued by the financial institution and received by PANA on Tuesday says. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Three African countries on world solar energy consumption ranking
    19 november 2015 19:21:14
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – South Africa, Cape Verde and Mauritius are the top three African countries on the world solar energy consumption ranking this year. Full text...

  • Senegal: MFWA expresses concern over suspensions of journalists, newspapers in Cote d'Ivoire
    12 november 2015 16:11:31
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) Thursday reiterated deep concern over the spate of suspensions of newspapers in Cote d'Ivoire and called on authorities to reconsider their response to breaches of the professional code. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan to introduce 'Mad Friday'
    12 november 2015 12:00:06
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - Jumia Côte d'Ivoire, an Ivorian an on-line shopping company, says it is preparing for one of the biggest e-commerce events of the year: the "Mad Friday", which is 24-hours of promotions and offers on bargains on phones, electronics, home appliances and fashion products.Full text...

  • 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...

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