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GE Announces the Successful Completion of the Open Cycle of the Azito Phase IV Power Plant, Generating Approximately 8% of Ivory Coast Current Installed Electricity Capacity

GE has been collaborating with energy stakeholders to deploy innovative technologies tailored to respond to the needs of the Sub-Saharan Africa region

GE (www.GE.com) and Azito Energie S.A. celebrated the start of operations of Azito’s Phase IV simple cycle power plant in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, making Azito power plant the largest gas power plant in the country to date; the plant will add 180 megawatts (MW) of electricity to the Ivory Coast…

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Côte d’Ivoire welcomes returning families as refugee status set to end

The process to formally end refugee status – the application of cessation clauses – for Ivorian refugees comes into effect on 30 June

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, is celebrating World Refugee Day in Côte d'Ivoire, alongside former refugees who have returned home ahead of the formal end of Ivorian refugee status later this month. The process to formally end refugee status – the application of cessation clauses – for Ivorian…

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FIFA Disciplinary Committee Suspends Ivorian Player Sylvain Gbohouo on Grounds of Doping

The player was found to be in violation of article 6 of the FIFA Anti-Doping Regulations as read in conjunction with article 17 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code

The FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Disciplinary Committee has imposed an 18-month period of ineligibility on the Ivorian player Sylvain Gbohouo after he tested positive for the substance trimetazidine (which is included in the WADA Prohibited List 2021 (https://bit.ly/3OfnOMH) under the S4.4 Metabolic Modulators class) following a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM qualifying…

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Boomplay Opens in Côte d'Ivoire to Boost Ivorian Artists' Reach & Music Streaming Across the Continent

Boomplay continues its expansion by opening its offices in Abidjan, a true cultural hub in the sub-region, the Ivorian economic capital, which represents a market with great potential for music streaming

Boomplay (www.Boomplay.com), ranked the #1 and most extensive music streaming app in Africa, has opened its Côte d’Ivoire office to enhance music streaming and help Ivorian artists reach a broader audience within and outside the continent. With over 70 million monthly active users, 80 million songs and thousands of playlists…

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    • The President of the Ivorian Football Association Mr. Yacine DIALLO visiting FIFA Paris Office (FR)
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B-roll Video Release: The President of the Ivorian Football Association Mr. Yacine DIALLO visiting FIFA Paris Office

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The President of the Ivorian Football Association Mr. Yacine DIALLO met the President of FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Mr. Gianni Infantino during his visit to the FIFA office in Paris. Access B-roll, Photos, and Dopesheet: https://bit.ly/3wU7xFV 

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Digital Afrique Telecom Partnered with Ever Medical Technologies to Modernise the Africa Healthcare Industry through Technology

Ever Medical Technology is a vibrant medical technology company implementing the latest technological advances in cloud and blockchain solutions in Healthcare institutions in Southeast Asia and the United States of America

Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT) (www.DigitalAfriqueTelecom.com), a pan-african leader in digital services, n development, aggregation and hosting of mobile value-added services has partnered today with Ever Medical Technologies, a medical technology solutions provider to facilitate, improve and disseminate digital medical solutions across the continent. Africa is growing fast, urbanizing, and industrializing.…

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Land restoration and sustainable cocoa farming: FAO supports the Ivorian Government through a structuring project

SCOLUR-CI is now part of the list of initiatives that FAO is implementing to support the progressive restoration of forests in Côte d'Ivoire

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Government of Côte d'Ivoire in the implementation of sustainable agricultural value chains. On the sidelines of the official activities of the 15th Conference of the Parties in Abidjan, FAO Deputy Director-General, Ms. Maria…

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    • Ms. Esther Dassanou, Coordinator of the African Development Bank’s AFAWA initiative, (second from left), Mr. Felix Anoblé, Cote d’Ivoire’s Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises, Handcrafts and Informal Sector (centre), and Mrs. Antonia Ngabala Sodonon, UN Women Representative in Cote d’Ivoire (second from right) at the Abidjan launch of the Blaatto platform
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Cote d’Ivoire: African Development Bank-supported Digital Platform will Support Women Farmers to Gain Access to Markets

The platform is part of a UN Women project in Cote d’Ivoire to strengthen women’s agricultural resilience to climate change

Women farmers in Cote d’Ivoire will more easily find markets for their crops, thanks to a digital platform recently launched by UN Women.  Blaatto (https://bit.ly/3k4dJFi), part of the UN agency’s Buy From Women initiative, is targeting women smallholder farmers and members of women-led agricultural cooperatives in the country’s central region…

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BUTEC Group completes the takeover of ENGIE’s 17 Energy Services companies in Africa

This transaction will allow BUTEC Group to capitalize on 2000 collaborators and highly skilled executives

BUTEC (www.BUTEC.com) based in UAE, a leading contracting group in the MENA and GCC regions, has recently completed the takeover of 17 Energy Services companies in Africa previously owned by the energy global player, ENGIE Group. The acquisition process was completed on the 31st of March 2022, following the initial…

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IMF Staff Completes 2022 Article IV Mission to Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire’s economy has remained resilient in the face of the pandemic due to the Ivorian authorities’ swift and well-designed policy responses

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Luca Antonio Ricci, conducted the 2022 Article IV consultation discussions with the authorities during April 5 ‒15. At the conclusion of the mission, Mr. Ricci made the following statement: “Côte d’Ivoire’s economy has remained resilient in the face of the pandemic…