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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant

IVORYCOAST-ELECTRICITY/:Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant SOUBRE, Ivory Coast, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast started producing power on Thursday at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country's electricity output by more than 10 percent. Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa grower, has emerged from a decade-long 68

October 27, 2017 1:15 AM Nigeria puts the brakes on W. African single currency

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday dashed hopes of introducing a single currency by 2020 in certain countries of West Africa citing a lack of “economic fundamentals”. Buhari was in the Nigerien capital of Niamey for a high level Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meeting along with Presidents Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, Ivory Coast’s 32

October 24, 2017 7:12 PM ECOWAS leaders pledge to fast-track common currency programme

Niamey, Oct. 24, GNA - ECOWAS leaders have committed to fast-track measures leading to the creation and use of a single currency for the economic bloc by 2020. At the Fourth Meeting of the Presidential Taskforce on a common currency for the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) that took place in the Nigerien capital, Niamey on Tuesday, the leaders pledged 26

October 24, 2017 6:26 AM Health system stressed due to patronage by Ivorian nationals – MCE

Mr Iddrissa Ouattara, the Dormaa Central Municipal Chief Executive, on Monday said that the health system of the Municipality was under stressed due to patronage by Ivorian nationals due to its proximity with Cote d’Ivoire. He said there therefore need to strengthen surveillance at the border due to the cross-border movement for commercial activities 32

October 21, 2017 8:09 AM ITLOS case lawyers to receive national awards

President Akufo-Addo has announced plans by government to bestow national honours on the legal team that won the maritime dispute against Cote d’Ivoire. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) last month ruled that Ghana did not violate the sovereign right of Cote d’Ivoire by drilling oil around the maritime area share by both countries 32

October 17, 2017 6:33 PM Ghana/Cote d'Ivoire move to address unfavourable cocoa pricing regime

Accra, Oct. 17, GNA - Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are working together to address the unfavourable global cocoa pricing regime to reduce the vulnerability of both nations to the volatility of the markets, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. He described as “manifest injustice” the situation where, for the 2015 Crop Season, both countries earned 13

October 17, 2017 11:26 AM Implementing ITLOS Judgment My Immediate Focus –Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his resolve to ensure the full implementation of the judgment delivered by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). The tribunal ruled last month that Ghana did not violate the sovereign right of Cote D’Ivoire by drilling oil around the maritime area shared by both countries 22

October 17, 2017 10:32 AM School children lining up to greet presidents no big deal

For those of us who say the queuing of school pupils on the streets to welcome presidents is wrong and just a waste of time may have to think again because the Ghana Education Service (GES) says it finds nothing wrong with this trend. had earlier reported how some students in Accra had lined up at a filling station in Accra waiting on both presidents 15

October 17, 2017 8:32 AM Akufo-Addo applauds Ouattara over ITLOS verdict

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has applauded President Alassane Ouattara for his show of statesmanship, in the aftermath of the verdict passed by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on the delimitation of the maritime boundaries of the two countries. According to President Nana Akufo-Addo, “we realised there was a delicate moment 20

October 16, 2017 11:22 PM Your statesmanship after ITLOS ruling was commendable – Ouattara praised

President Nana Akufo-Addo has commended Ivory Coast President Allasane Ouattara for respecting the ruling of the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) between the two countries. Addressing the Ivorian President and his delegation at the Flagstaff House in Accra Monday, Nana Akufo-Addo said the resolution of the dispute by ITLOS presents 10