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London's New African Best Friends

Angola, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mozambique and Tanzania are to form “High Level Prosperity Partnerships” with the UK. But this odd collection of new partners has one thing in common: all ...

Source: Martin Plaut blog

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Business (Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania) 2 years


Ivory Coast plans windfall profit tax on gold miners

Ivory Coast will unveil a windfall profits tax on gold miners to ensure the country benefits from higher world prices for the precious metal, an official said on Wednesday, the ...

Source: Reuters

Drummed by Germien in Drum Business (Côte d'Ivoire) 3 years, 2 months


Ivory Coast: Suspended Exports Dent Scrap Metal Dealers' Prospects

Between now and 2012, the Côte d'Ivoire government plans to establish a scrap metal processing industry that will supply finished products to domestic and regional markets. It is unwelcome news ...

Source: IPS

Drummed by Lufto in Drum Business (Côte d'Ivoire) 4 years, 2 months


West Africa Regional Stock Market to Restart Ivory Coast Trading on May 16

The West African regional stock market will resume trading in Abidjan, Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, on May 16, after the country’s violent post-election crisis eased.

Source: Bloomberg

Drummed by aster in Drum Business (Côte d'Ivoire) 4 years, 6 months


Ivory Coast: Banks reopen after 10-week shutdown

Thousands of Ivorians have queued to withdraw money and receive delayed salaries as Ivory Coast's banks reopen after a 10-week shutdown.

Source: BBC News

Drummed by vuyo in Drum Business (Côte d'Ivoire) 4 years, 7 months


Ivory Coast cocoa trade, banking poised to restart

Ivory Coast's cocoa and banking sectors are set to resume operations within days, officials said on Tuesday, signalling big steps toward restoring normality in the conflict-torn West African state.

Source: Reuters

Drummed by sussie in Drum Business (Côte d'Ivoire) 4 years, 7 months


Cocoa industry has 'increasing concern' over Ivory Coast unrest

Leading organisations in the global cocoa industry have expressed their "increasing concern" over the violence in Ivory Coast, the biggest producer of the commodity used to make chocolate.

Source: African Agriculture Blog

Drummed by aster in Drum Business (Côte d'Ivoire) 4 years, 8 months


Ivorian cocoa farmers battle disease at season end

More than half of the cocoa pods harvested are rotting with black fungus.

Source: Reuters Africa

Drummed by Trevor in Drum Business (Côte d'Ivoire) 5 years, 3 months

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