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African economies with greatest potential for trade growth

African economies come first and third in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth...

1 Oct 2019

Ivory Coast lost 47,000ha of forest to cocoa production in 2020 - environmental group

Ivory Coast lost 47,000 hectares (116,000 acres) of forest in its cocoa-growing regions in 2020, an environmental group said on Thursday...

By Ange Aboa 19 Feb 2021

Women in STEM roundtable highlights need for strategic initiatives

GE recently hosted a Women in STEM mentorship roundtable for female students from the Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INPHB) in Abidjan...

13 Feb 2020

NCI to launch its programs in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, the New Ivory Coast Channels (NCI) will launch its programs on December 12.

6 Dec 2019

China to offer satellite TV to 500 villages in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, representatives of the Chinese government have just launched the local part of a project to offer satellite television to 10,000 African villages...

25 Oct 2019

40% DTT coverage achieved in Ivory Coast

The government in Ivory Coast has announced that 40% of the country has now been equipped with DTT signals...

17 Oct 2019

Developing learnability and employability at eLearning Africa

Dedicated to examining the possibilities for using new communications technology to spread educational opportunity, eLearning Africa will be hosted in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from 23 - 25 October 2019...

20 Sep 2019

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talent

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talent and African creativity with new programs...

10 Sep 2019

Original TV programming for Ivory Coast viewers

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talents and African creativity with new programs...

6 Sep 2019

MTN launches the first chatbot in Ivory Coast

MTN recently launched the first Chatbot in Ivory Coast, to perform mobile money transactions via WhatsApp...

31 Jul 2019

AGOA info session for media

U.S. Embassy Abidjan holds African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) information session for journalists ahead of the 2019 AGOA Forum...

31 Jul 2019

Gaming and edtech paradise opens in West Africa

Touted as the 'largest video game venue in West Africa', the Paradise Game Centre officially opened its doors on the first floor of Cosmos Yopougon, the new shopping centre in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on Wednesday...

25 Jul 2019

MTN launches Africa's first AI service for Mobile Money

MTN Group has announced the launch of Africa's first Mobile Money artificial intelligence service or "chatbot"...

11 Jun 2019

Ivory Coast accelerates digital migration

Ivorian TV viewers will be able to watch 60 digital TV channels via SES's satellite at 22 degrees West...

29 May 2019

Pan-African animation pitching competition

Animation du Monde 2020 returns to DISCOP Abidjan in Ivory Coast - entries now open...

25 Apr 2019

Mon Choco's eco-friendly Easter eggs

As Easter approaches, all over the world orders ramp up for chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs. But, have you ever thought about where chocolate comes from and its environmental impact?

18 Apr 2019

France pledges investment to boost sustainable cotton in Ivory Coast

France's development agency will invest $83.04m over the next five years to boost cotton production in Ivory Coast, economy minister Bruno Le Maire said during a visit to the West African country on Thursday.

By Ange Aboa 30 Apr 2021

Global Out of Home Media strengthens relationship with Ivory Coast government

Global Out of Home Media has gone a long way to strengthening its relationship with the Ivory Coast government, thanks to a highly-successful meeting in Abidjan with the country's minister of communication and media, Mr Sidi Tiemoko Touré...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 6 Mar 2020

First West African Lesaffre Baking Center opened in Abidjan

Lesaffre has inaugurated the Baking Center of its subsidiary Lesaffre Ivoire in Abidjan. The first of its kind in West Africa, the innovation centre was launched to meet growing demand in the region...

31 Jan 2020

Chocolate puts Ivory Coast on top in Africa's agriculture trade

Chocolate can certainly get one some brownie points, and no way is this truer than in Ivory Coast which in 2018 reported the largest agricultural trade balance in value terms in Africa, an amount of $5.1bn...

By Wandile Sihlobo 10 May 2019

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