Concerned about illegal logging and pollution in the Ivorian commercial capital Abidjan's Banco National Park, authorities are erecting a concrete perimeter wall they hope will preserve its distinctive ecosystem.
Ivory Coast: Work on the future urban train in Abidjan has begun. The people living along the route were forced to relocate. But many are yet received compensation.The Abidjan urban train line will replace the old railroad linking Abidjan to Ouagadougou.
15 Oct 2021
From planting trees to raising awareness and developing new solutions for waste, three young environmental activists in Abidjan are looking for inclusive ways to stop global warming.
12 Sep 2021
Djo Drigbé has one big vision: To see the capital of Ivory Coast clean. He is unemployed and earns no money from collecting garbage. Instead, he supports his family through donations.
13 Nov 2020
After a turbulent election, life is yet to return to normal in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's economic capital. Several instances of election-related violence risked plunging the country into the crisis of 2010.
21 Jan 2020
Thousands of residents left their homes near Abidjan's international airport on Monday after the government threatened to send in bulldozers as it seeks to create a buffer zone following the death of a teenage stowaway.
19 Nov 2019
The second edition of the Afro beauty contest 'Miss Nappy', which promotes frizzy hair and black skin is held in Abidjan.
26 Oct 2019
A disabled street artist in Abidjan says painting heals and boosts morale as he sells his work in the Ivorian capital.
29 Oct 2018
On a muddy side-street in Abidjan, Alex Ogou directs his cast of young locals in a TV drama about gangsters in Ivory Coast that French media giant Vivendi hopes will help revive its fortunes.
27 May 2018
Across the African continent, governments are introducing reforms to improve the ease of doing business, and all the while foreign investment is growing. Africa Investment Horizons was at the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to find out why CEO’s on the continent are optimistic about the continent’s investment outlook.