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  • Côte d’Ivoire: AfDB to hold 2015 annual meetings in Abidjan
    16 march 2015 20:58:09
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The 2015 African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meetings would be held on 25-29 May in the Ivorian economic capital, Abidjan, according to a communiqué on the website of bank on Monday.Full text...

  • UN: UN rights office lauds Cote d’Ivoire, Suriname for ending death penalty
    13 march 2015 19:04:35
    New York, US (PANA) - The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Friday welcomed the decision by the parliaments of Cote d’Ivoire and Suriname (a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America), to eliminate capital punishment from their penal codes in a move, it said, that may prompt other countries in their regions to do the same.Full text...

  • UN: UN human rights chief tasks Ivorian govt on justice for victims of abuses
    11 march 2015 17:00:08
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein,Full text...

  • UN: ICC Trial Chamber joins Gbagbo, former Ivorian youth leader cases
    11 march 2015 16:40:50
    New York, US (PANA) - The Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Ivorian human rights situation to be reviewed
    11 march 2015 13:50:57
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The human rights situation in Côte d’Ivoire will be examined, for the first time, 18-19 March in the Swiss capital, Geneva, by the UN Committee of human rights, says a communiqué issued by the UN High Commission for human rights, which was obtained by PANA Wednesday.Full text...

  • Italy: 'Agric dev. gives renewed hope for peace in Côte d'Ivoire'
    11 march 2015 11:35:50
    Rome, Italy (PANA) - The potentials in the Ivorian agricultural sector, disrupted by the civil war that broke out in 2002, are still key to the country's economy and future, the the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) said in press statement, received here by PANA.Full text...

  • Cote d’Ivoire: ICRC calls for support, protection of women in conflict zones
    07 march 2015 17:09:39
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Red Crescent have called for more efforts to protect and support women and girls exposed to multiple forms of violence linked to the conflict in Syria and who badly need essential health services. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Bourse manager elected new WACMIC president
    07 march 2015 11:12:43
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Managing Director of the West African regional bourse (BRVM), Edoh Kossi Amenounvé, was unanimously elected on Friday as president of the West African Capital Market integration Council (WACMIC).Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Red Cross denounces violence against personnel
    06 march 2015 14:20:22
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Red Crescent have expressed concerns over the recent wave of attacks against their staff and volunteers. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Trading down at the West African bourse
    06 march 2015 14:11:54
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Trading at the West African regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) closed Thursday down, with the BRVM index 10 falling from 270.21 to 269/01 points, representing a decrease of 0.44%. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Network on environment launched
    06 march 2015 09:05:06
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) - A network of ministers and women leaders on the environment has been launched in Cairo, Egypt, according to the communique of the African Ministers' Conference on the Environment (AMCEN). Full text...

  • Cote d’Ivoire: Ivorian govt. to reduce number of mobile phone operators
    05 march 2015 14:37:15
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Ivorian Government Wednesday said it would reduce the number of operators in the country, indicating that it would also consolidate the mobile telephony sector. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Trading at the West African bourse drops
    05 march 2015 14:06:26
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The West African regional bourse (BRVM) closed trading down Wednesday, with the BRVM 10 index dropping from 271.36 to 270.21 points, representing a decrease of 0.42%. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Coach names 21 players for African Youth Championship
    05 march 2015 13:34:59
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The coach of Cote d'Ivoire's junior national football team, Ibrahim Kamara, has released the list of 21 players for the finals of the African Youth Championship (AYC) due to start in Senegal 8 March.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Trading up at the West African bourse
    04 march 2015 14:15:45
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The West African bourse (BRVM) closed trading Tuesday up, with the BRVM 10 index rising from 270.75 to 271.36 points, or a rise by 0.23%. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: UN Women, Caucus of Ivorian women MPs sign pact
    04 march 2015 13:18:49
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Representative of UN women Marie Goretti Nduwayo and the chairwoman of the caucus of Ivorian female parliamentarians Sarra Fadika-Sako have signed a partnership pact worth 60 million CFAF (US$100,000).Full text...

  • Burkina Faso: 2,000 professionals expected at 9th MASA in Côte d’Ivoire
    03 march 2015 14:55:11
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – Some 2,000 professionals and 100 groups are expected at the 9th edition of the Market of Arts and African show (MASA), due for 26 March-2 April, 2015, in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan, MASA director Yacouba Konaté, told PANA on Tuesday.Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Upswing trading at West African bourse
    03 march 2015 13:03:33
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The West African regional bourse (BRVM) closed Monday's trading on a higher note, compared to the previous session, with the BRVM 10 rising from 270.27 to 270.75 points (0.18% increase), as the BRVM Composite index gained 0.23% by increasing from 260.71 to 261.31 points.Full text...

  • Cote d’Ivoire: "Fish Trade for a Better Future” Project launched in Cote d’Ivoire
    03 march 2015 09:02:55
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - A new pan-African project called "Fish Trade for a Better Future", meant to improve fish trade, was launched Monday in Cote d'Ivoire.Full text...

  • ECOWAS: Member states adopt declaration on eradication of statelessness
    26 february 2015 12:21:18
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Following high-level consultations on 23-24 Feb., ECOWAS member states Wednesday adopted a Declaration on the prevention, reduction and elimination of statelessness in West Africa at a joint UNHCR/ECOWAS Ministerial Conference hosted by the Government of Côte d’Ivoire. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Development of ECOWAS policy on women and energy kicks off
    25 february 2015 16:43:07
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is spearheading the development of a policy that will help address barriers hindering the participation of women in energy access in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region, the Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire-based finance house said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Trading up at the West African bourse
    25 february 2015 14:00:31
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Trading at the West African regional Stock Exchange, BRVM, closed Tuesday on the rise, while the BRVM Composite index 10 lost 0.07% to 257.07 points as against the 257.26 points recorded previously. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Ecobank Transnational (Togo), Sonatel lead activity on Abidjan stock market
    24 february 2015 16:38:31
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The West African Regional Securities Exchanges of Abidjan (BRVM) concluded its Monday trading session with a drop compared to the previous session on Friday.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorian nationalist, Ekra, dies at 98
    23 february 2015 08:33:24
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - A founding father of Cote d'Ivoire, Mathieu Vangah Ekra, died on Sunday at the age of 98, PANA learnt from officials sources here Monday.Full text...

  • Kenya: Bank Board names five candidates for AfDB presidential race
    20 february 2015 10:56:12
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Ethiopia's Finance Minister Sufian Ahmed and Nigeria's Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina are among the five candidates who have been shortlisted to contest the presidency of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Bank said Friday. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Côte d’Ivoire hosts international confab on Africa in March
    16 february 2015 11:26:04
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - An international conference on Africa's emergence is slated to he held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, 18-20 March 2015, official sources told PANA here Monday. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Women’s rights to be reviewed in Gabon
    13 february 2015 20:39:28
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The UN committee for eradication of discrimination against women (CEDEF) will on 17 Feb. examine the situation of human rights in Gabon, according to a statement from the UN High Commission for Human Rights. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Trading up at West African bourse
    13 february 2015 13:53:17
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) - Trading at the West African regional stock exchange, BRVM, ended Thursday on a 0.38% rise, with the BRVM index 10 inching up from 263.48 to 264.49 points. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire:Trading slightly upbeat at West African bourse
    11 february 2015 10:48:38
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) - Trading at the West African regional stock exchange, BRVM, ended Tuesday on a 0.08% rise, with the BRVM index 10 inching up from 261.85 to 262.05 points.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire : Cocoa, coffee prices maintain upward trend in Côte d’Ivoire
    10 february 2015 19:19:28
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) – Cocoa and coffee sales at the first commodity trading session Tuesday in Abidjan maintained an upward trend, according to figures released by the Coffee and Cocoa Board. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Canada concerned about postponement of Nigerian general elections
    09 february 2015 19:32:03
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, Mr. Deepak Obhrai, on Monday expressed his government's concern about the postponement of Nigeria’s presidential, legislative and state elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: PACF moves to eradicate mother-to-child HIV transmission in Africa
    09 february 2015 14:48:11
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) on Monday launched an appeal for 5 million Pounds sterling, with which to finance the community partnerships whose goal is to eradicate the mother-to-child HIV transmission in West and Central Africa in 2016. Full text...

  • 2015 AFCON: Ivorian Popular Front hails Elephants' victory
    09 february 2015 10:06:30
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) - Cote d'Ivoire's main opposition party, the Ivorian Popular Front (IFP), has congratulated the national football team, The Elephants, for winning the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, on Sunday, beating Ghana 9-8 on penalties.Full text...

  • Senegal: MFWA says newspaper fined 1 million CFA in Cote d'Ivoire
    06 february 2015 15:46:45
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Ivorian authorities have imposed a fine of one million CFA francs on La Refondation SA, publisher of the daily newspaper Notre Voie, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has said.Full text...

  • UN: Six UN peacekeepers killed in road accident in Cote d’Ivoire
    05 february 2015 17:11:49
    New York, US (PANA) - Six peacekeepers under the UN Mission in Cote d'Ivoire (UNOCI)Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Trading at the West African bourse drops
    04 february 2015 13:30:29
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The reference indexes at the West African regional bourse (BRVM) closed Tuesday down for the BRVM 10 index and up for the Composite index. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Resignation of Constitutional Council Chief raises concerns on electoral process
    04 february 2015 12:29:57
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) – The main opposition Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) has said that the resignation, Tuesday, of Prof. Francis Wodié, as President of the Constitutional Council, has raised concerns on the electoral process, with less than 10 month to the next presidential election in October 2015. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: BRVM, African Guarantee Fund sign pact
    04 february 2015 10:51:16
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Regional Stock Exchange, BRVM, and the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) have signed a partnership deal aimed at financing the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the region, PANA reported from here Wednesday.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: President Ouattara appoints new president of Constitutional council
    03 february 2015 21:22:09
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday appointed justice Mamadou Koné as president of the constitutional council, replacing public law professor, Francis Romain Vangah Wodié.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Striking prison guards in Côte d’Ivoire reject call for duty (Corrected)
    03 february 2015 18:47:34
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Services in Côte d’Ivoire prisons are at a standstill since Monday due to a strike by guards who are demanding a pay rise, according to sources close to the correctional facilities. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: Striking by prison guards in Côte d'Ivoire reject calls for duty
    03 february 2015 18:41:36
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Services in Côte d’Ivoire prisons are at a standstill since Monday due to a strike by guards who are demanding a pay rise, according to sources close to the correctional facilities.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: UN expert on fact-finding mission to CAR
    02 february 2015 13:56:13
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The UN independent expert for human rights, Ivorian Marie-Therese Kéita Bocoum, will embark on a fact-finding mission to the Central African Republic (CAR) from 4 to 14 February, PANA reported here Monday, quoting a communiqué by the UN high commission for human rights.Full text...

  • AFCON 2015: Ex-Ivorian President congratulates Ivorian national team
    02 february 2015 11:38:49
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Former Ivorian President Henri Konan Bédié has sent a congratulatory message to the Ivorian national football team, The Elephants, for reaching the semi-finals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Equatorial Guinea by beating Algeria 3-1 on Sunday.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: FPI wants Ivorian govt. to eradicate abduction, killing of children
    31 january 2015 12:34:48
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The ruling party in Cote d'Ivoire, the Ivorian popular front (FPI), has called on the government to take measures towards halting the abduction and assassination of children in the country. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Revision of electoral register launched
    30 january 2015 13:31:30
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - Cote d'Ivoire's Independent Electoral Commission has kick-started the process of revising the electoral register ahead of this year's presidential election through the publication on Friday of a tender to select the technical operator for the exercise. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: WHO approves designation of Africa regional director
    27 january 2015 19:30:45
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The 136th session of the executive board of the World Health Organization (WHO), held in Geneva, has approved the designation of Botswana's Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti as WHO Regional Director for Africa, said a communiqué sent Tuesday to PANA in Abidjan. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire: UNICEF condemns children abduction in Côte d’Ivoire
    26 january 2015 16:25:41
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday "strongly" condemned the abduction of children in Côte d’Ivoire, whose number has reached 21 since December 2014. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Security to top priorities in Sahel this year - Buyoya
    23 january 2015 20:05:46
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The head of the African Union Mission for Mali and Sahel (MISAHEL), Pierre Buyoya, has said that the top priority in the Sahel region this year will be security.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Trading up at the West African bourse
    23 january 2015 16:10:33
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) -Trading at the West African regional stock exchange, BRVM, ended Thursday on a 0.58% rise with the BRVM index 10 inching up from 256.22 to 257.71 points. Full text...

  • 2015 AFCON: "The Elephants" urged to display winning spirit
    15 january 2015 22:13:33
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The chairman of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF), Augustin Sidy Diallo, on Thursday urged the players of the national football team, "The Elephants", to exhibit a winning spirit at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations which opens in Equatorial Guinea on Saturday.Full text...

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