WHO Urges African Nations to Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccinations

The World Health Organization is urging African countries to ramp up preparations for COVID-19 vaccination rollouts in anticipation of the imminent arrival of millions of vaccine doses on the continent. WHO reports more than 6.2 million people have b…


Ivory Coast Cashew Processors Seek Government Aid Against Asian Competition

Cashew nut processors in Ivory Coast have asked for government aid and protection from competition coming from deeper-pocketed Asian exporters that they say are driving them towards bankruptcy, according to a letter seen by Reuters. The Ivory Coast Cas…


Chad’s Military Names New Government; Opposition Rejects It

Chad’s military rulers named a new government on Sunday after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, but leading opposition figures rejected the appointments as a continuation of an old order they hoped to erase.Deby’s death last month on the …


Doctors Without Borders Urges Kenyan Officials to Consult Refugees Before Closing Camps

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is urging the Kenyan government to consult with people living in refugee camps before closing the camps permanently. In a news release, the medical humanitarian organization said on Wednesday that a human-centered approac…


Trade Between Chad and Cameroon Falls After Deby’s Death

Trade between Cameroon and its landlocked neighbor Chad has come to a virtual standstill, with Chad refusing entry to hundreds of trucks carrying essential supplies for its capital. Chadian military authorities sealed the border last week after the de…


Biden Touts Economic Benefits of Combating Climate Change

U.S. President Joe Biden joined business and union leaders Friday in touting the economic benefits of addressing global warming when he delivered remarks from the White House on the last day of a two-day virtual climate change summit.“When we invest in…


To Benefit from Aid, Sudan Must Enact Tough Economic Reforms Quickly, Economist Says

Sudan’s transitional government must start moving quickly on tough, economic reforms to stabilize the economy if it wants to benefit from pledges of support offered by its international partners, said one U.S.-based analyst. On Thursday, the United Kin…


Africa Forges Ahead with Free Continental Trade Bloc Despite Pandemic

Despite a second wave of coronavirus in many African countries, the continent on January 1 launched the world’s largest trade bloc after the World Trade Organization. Every African nation except Eritrea has signed on to the African Continental Free Trade Area and countries including Nigeria are developing safety guidelines for trade during the pandemic. The […]


How countries are raising debt to fight COVID and why developing nations face tougher choices

COVID continues to ravage societies around the world, and a key issue is how governments can afford to fight it. As economies are disrupted, governments are stepping in to increase their spending to bail out companies, pay the cost of health measures, and subsidise workers’ wages. Before COVID, when people argued that the state should […]


CAte d’Ivoire – AIP/ La ravisseuse d’enfant A� Anyama condamnee A� 10 ans d’emprisonnement A� Seguela

Dame Kanate Nakondja dite ”Hadja”, 22 ans, a ecope d’une peine privative de liberte de 10 ans decidee par les juges de la section du tribunal de Seguela (Centre-ouest, region du Worodougou) par devant lesquels elle a comparu mercredi pour ”enlAveme…


CAte d’Ivoire-AIP/ Des elAves arrA�tent les cours pour insecurite A� Grand-Bassam (correctif)

Les elAves des deux lycees et du collAge moderne de Grand-Bassam ont decrete, mardi, une semaine d’arrA�t de cours, pour question d’insecurite au sein des etablissements, a appris l’AIP.Selon des informations concordantes, les elAves sont chaque jour v…

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