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11 Nov
Award-winning biowaste converters are helping farmers in Ivory Coast turn mountains of agricultural by-products into compost for their fields or gas for their cooking stoves.
20 Oct
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo discusses why he set up a new political movement after his old party, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI), "lost its identity". Despite previously saying that he wanted to step back from politics, Gbagbo told FRANCE 24 that he hasn't ruled out running in the country's 2025 presidential elections and is firmly against a proposal that would disqualify presidential candidates who are more than 75 years old.
4 Sep
Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shipments from South Africa to Europe are halted. The stock will now be distributed on the continent, where it's made. In Ivory Coast, a TV presenter who joked around as he invited a rapist on air to show in detail how he brutalised women has been convicted of condoning rape, given a suspended sentence and fined. And in Tanzania, women in the fishing industry say they are faced with harassment from fishermen demanding sexual favours in exchange for lower prices.
9 Aug 2020
In Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara has announced he will run for a third term as president. This follows the recent sudden death of his prime minister, who had been due to run as the ruling party's candidate. Also, bail has been denied to Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono, who was arrested at anti-government protests last Friday. Other high-profile protesters have been speaking out against rising authoritarianism in Harare. And we take a look at how those in Kenya's Maasai Mara are struggling to get by without tourists.
27 Nov 2017
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