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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:06:53 GMT
Ivory Coast approves new constitution, opposition claims fraud  -  The Standard (press release)
Voters in Ivory Coast overwhelmingly approved a new constitution in a weekend referendum, according to provisional results announced by the elections commission on Tuesday, though opposition groups denounced the turnout figure as fraudulent.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 05:48:45 GMT
Merck Donates 500 Millionth Praziquantel Tablet  -  Korea IT Times (press release)
Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 19, 2016 – Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has donated to the World Health Organization (WHO) the 500 millionth tablet to treat the insidious worm disease schistosomiasis. At a ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:39:28 GMT
IVORY COAST : Cegelec, Bouygues and Sagem in optic fiber deals.  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
The government has awarded Cegelec (Morocco) and the French groups Bouygues and Sagem contracts to build and install 5000 kilometers of optic fiber lines across the country, in three distinct parts. The project headed up by Agence Nationale du Service ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:39:28 GMT
IVORY COAST : Abdulai turns his hand to the hotel trade  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
Abdulai is very close to Burkina Faso's former first lady, Chantal Compaore, and was introduced in Ivory Coast in 2011 by Guillaume Soro, who served at the time as prime minister under Laurent Gbagbo. Since then Faso Construction had landed a flurry of ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:39:28 GMT
IVORY COAST : HACA boss puts it in writing  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
The minister for African integration and Ivoirians living abroad, Aly Coulibaly, is putting the finishing touches to a book about the time when the Gulf Hotel was cut off during the post-electoral crisis in 2010-2011. He's writing the book with Ibrahim ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:31:31 GMT
IVORY COAST : Talon bites the dust in bid for Compagnie ivoirienne de développement du textile  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
Since he was elected in March, Talon has enjoyed the warm support of Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara. The two clearly like one another. Along with his counterpart in Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, the Ivoirian leader attempted to mediate between Talon ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:31:31 GMT
IVORY COAST/FRANCE : Ouattara lowers the boom on Cheik Tidiane  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
Senegal's envoy to France, Bassirou Sene, didn't mince his words in Paris on Oct. 27 when he discussed the exclusion of former Senegalese foreign minister Cheick Tidiane Gadio from a this year's International Dakar Forum on Peace and Security in Africa ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:31:31 GMT
IVORY COAST : Secret services fight it out as Ouattara's looks on  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
Nine months after an attack that claimed 19 lives in the resort town of Grand Bassam near Abidjan the anti-terrorist fight seems just as disorganized as ever in Ivory Coast. While waiting for an overhaul in intelligence agencies promised by president ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 03:50:08 GMT
Ivory Coast : Yes campaign wins constitutional vote with 93%  -  All India Radio
Electoral officials in Ivory Coast say the yes campaign has won Sunday's referendum on a new constitution, with 93.42 per cent of the votes. The turnout - 42.42 per cent is higher than an earlier 7 per cent estimate by opposition parties that boycotted ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 03:00:09 GMT
Ivory Coast Voters Back New Constitution  -  malaysiandigest.com
An overwhelming majority of voters in Ivory Coast have backed a new constitution in a weekend referendum that was boycotted by the opposition, according to provisional results announced by the electoral commission. The results on Tuesday showed 93.42 ...