Abidjan

Type: City
Name: Abidjan
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Latitude: 5.33
Longitude: -4.03
population: 3,692,570
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Liberia's Business Environment Encouraging

Following decades of political turmoil, Liberia has now set its sight on development and national recovery as evidenced by 10 years of unbroken peace.With peace being the hallmark to the country's progress, business institutions that once invested in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

(Special for CAFS) UN to help Cote d'Ivoire protect its weapons and munitions

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ABIDJAN, April 17 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Operation in Cote d'Ivoire (ONUCI) on Wednesday provided Cote d'Ivoire with ammunition stores where it will securely keep its weapons in the military barracks.The special representative ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Gbagbo's long shadow on Côte d'Ivoire's politics

The supporters of the former president are slowly reforming the opposition.Times have changed for Côte d'Ivoire's former ruling party, the Front Populaire Ivoirien (FPI).After boycotting every election since the presidential vote in 2011, the party founded ... [Published The Africa Report - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Container Shipping Line Introduces New Asia - Africa Express Service

Transit Time for Previously Transhipped Freight ReducedASIA – WEST AFRICA – The world’s second largest container shipping group, Swiss headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. ( MSC ) is shortly to commence a dedicated service between Asia and ... [Published Handy Shipping Guide - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Search for journalist 10 years after Abidjan disappearance

Reporters Without Borders Wednesday launched a poster campaign in Ivory Coast marking 10 years since French-Canadian journalist Guy-Andre Kieffer disappeared from Abidjan. He had been investigating corruption within the cocoa sector. ... [Published Malaysia MSN - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cote d’Ivoire’s opposition parties fault govt on election commission

A coalition of opposition political parties in Cote d’Ivoire has faulted measures taken by the government in reconstituting the country’s Independent Electoral Commission.The group, ‘Alliance of Democratic Forces in Cote d’Ivoire’, in a statement in Abidjan ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive U.N. should halt arms shipments via Ivory Coast after China breach - panel

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - United Nations experts have called for the world body to stop allowing arms for its Mali peacekeepers to be shipped through Ivory Coast after they said a load of military hardware ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Abidjan line contractor selected

CÔTE D’IVOIRE: A consortium of DTP Terrassement, Bouygues Travaux Publics, Hyundai Rotem and Dongsan was awarded a contract to build an urban rail line in Abidjan on April 11.The 37 km line would connect the northern and southern suburbs via the city ... [Published Railway Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Cote d'Ivoire announces start of road safety campaign

(Special for CAFS) Cote d'Ivoire announces start of road safety campaignContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ABIDJAN, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Cote d'Ivoire's government on Monday launched a campaign to promote road safety to prevent the death of 600 people that ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Abidjan convention set to promote Blue Growth in Africa

World News: 23:55 GMT Monday 14th April 2014 . [ ]This story At the COP 11 meeting, the Contracting Parties to the Convention Cooperation for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the Atlantic Coast ... [Published SPi World News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

French Korean consortium to build $1.4 billion Abidjan rail line

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast said it had signed an initial agreement with a consortium including France's Bouygues and South Korea's Hyundai and Dongsan Engineering to build a 1 billion ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 4 reports

(Special for CAFS) Cote d'Ivoire unveils steps to end insecurity on its roads

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ABIDJAN, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Cote d'Ivoire's Defense Minister Paul Koffi Koffi announced on Friday "a major operation" against highway gangsters who have been committing crimes along the country's roads."President Alassane ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 12 2014]

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"I am pleased to make this call to all Liberians and foreign nationals living in Liberia to come and discover the secret of our airline because I know in Liberia, people are used to international carrier and I think it is now time for them to try Air CoteCote d'Ivoire because we are internationally recognized airline and we have all of the necessary facilities that an international air should possess" Toussaint added
"The stores will be used for keeping weapons and will help to prevent accidental explosions" Mindaoudou said, adding that the
...aircraft on the Washington DC route," said Marc Cavaliere, executive vice president, North America & Global Alliances for South African Airways. "SAA is operating this aircraft on other international routes and it has proven to be exceptionally popular with our customers and has contributed to SAA maintaining its high-quality rating as a Skytrax four-star carrier for the 12th consecutive year"
"The authorities made it clear they are willing to see the FPI back. They feel compelled to give them more freedom to appear more democratic" explains Rinaldo Depagne, West Africa project director for the International Crisis Group think tank

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Guinea: Ebola triggers flight suspensions, empt... [Published H5N1 - Apr 15 2014]
Via Guinéenews.org: Impact of hemorrhagic fever on the economy hotels are emptying mine. Excerpt from a Google translation, lightly edited:Haemorrhagic fever had negative consequences on the economy in Guinea. After the butcher, ground transportation ...
Abidjan convention set to promote Blue Growth i... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 14 2014]
At the COP 11 meeting, the Contracting Parties to the Convention Cooperation for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the Atlantic Coast of the West, Central and Southern African Region (Abidjan Convention) ...
Yemen: OFID attends high-level meetings in Wash... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: OPEC Fund for International DevelopmentCountry: Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Senegal, Yemen Loan agreements signed with four partner countries Vienna, Austria, April 14, 2014. A delegation from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), ...
Côte d'Ivoire borders under surveillance agains... [Published H5N1 - Apr 11 2014]
Via Le Jour, a Xinhua report: Côte d'Ivoire borders under surveillance against the threat of Ebola. The Google translation:Cote d'Ivoire reinforces the "motion control" not officially closed its land borders with the neighboring countries affected by ...
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