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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

Population: 24.29 mn.
GDP: $40.39 bn.
Debt: $13.43 bn.

news from Côte d'Ivoire

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No holds barred

The bitter government campaign for the presidency scares investors and stirs up hate

The bitter pre-election campaign for the national presidency is wrecking the country's reputation for stability and its hopes for the foreign loans and investments that it needs. C...


ADO ado

The normally placid holiday season is the scene of frantic government activity. The reasons are ADO and the IMF. The scandal over the embezzlement of 18 billion CFA francs of Europ...


Pushing out patronage

Politicians are divided over reforms that cut into the ruling party's largesse

Ivorians are warming up for two battles this year. The first is between reformers, backed by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, who want to decommission the countr...


Off the rails

This month, the International Monetary Fund is due to pay Côte d’Ivoire the second and larger instalment of a US$385 million enhanced structural adjustment facility loan, and a mis...


Politics for sale

Big companies with powerful friends dominate the newly privatised economy

Economic reform and party funding make uneasy bedfellows in Abidjan, where President Henri Konan-Bédié’s government is torn between the demands of financial rec...


Cotton reel

The World Bank drive to privatise cotton is causing cross-border problems. Soon Côte d'Ivoire must choose from three bidders for Compagnie Ivoirienne de Développement ...


Carpet crossing

Talk of ouverture or power-sharing in Abidjan has been scuppered by the defection of leading oppositionist Adama Coulibally to the ruling Parti Démocratique de la Côte...


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