ABIDJAN Ivanka Trump vowed support for initiatives to promote women in business on Wednesday, after visiting an Ivorian cocoa farm on the second leg of her African tour.
SUNYANI, Ghana, April 17 Ghana's cocoa output is
expected to drop nearly 6 percent this season to 850,000 tonnes
because of disease and dry weather, sources at the cocoa
regulator, COCOBOD, said on Wednesday.
ABIDJAN Dana Mroueh's chocolate factory is a rarity for Ivory Coast and not only because the world's top cocoa grower produces precious little finished chocolate. | Video
ABIDJAN Former Ivory Coast rebel leader Guillaume Soro resigned as parliament speaker on Friday in a split with President Alassane Ouattara that could signal his intention to run for president next year. | Video
ABIDJAN Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara on Saturday did not rule out competing in next year's presidential election, amid speculation that he plans to stand for a third term - a move his opponents say would violate the constitution.
THE HAGUE/ABIDJAN International Criminal Court appeals judges delayed the release of ex-Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo on Friday, ordering that he be held for at least two more weeks after being acquitted on crimes against humanity charges.
ABIDJAN/NEW YORK, Jan 16 More small cocoa
exporters in Ivory Coast were unable to fulfill their
international contracts at the end of last year, and sources at
the country's cocoa board told Reuters that this group asked to
postpone 70 percent of October-to-December commitments due to a
lack of financing.
THE HAGUE/ABIDJAN The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes on Tuesday and ordered his release to the joy of dancing supporters and frustration of victims of atrocities. | Video
ABIDJAN/NEW YORK, Jan 11 Farmers in top cocoa
grower Ivory Coast say the current crop is worsening, with beans
starting to rot, as lack of financing prevents them from
properly fermenting and drying beans already stressed by bad
ABIDJAN/NEW YORK Farmers in top cocoa grower Ivory Coast say the current crop is worsening, with beans starting to rot, as lack of financing prevents them from properly fermenting and drying beans already stressed by bad weather.