Posts Tagged ‘ivory coast’

SIFCA remaining positive despite losing CEO in Ivory Coast violence

The SIFCA group is one of Africa’s biggest agro-industrial firms. The Abidjan-based company lost 24 employees in the recent Ivorian conflict, including its CEO. How we made it in Africa speaks to new CEO, Bertrand Vignes.

West African stock exchange to relocate to Mali

Bloomberg reports that West Africa’s regional stock market, the Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobilieres, will relocate “temporarily” to Bamako, Mali after its offices in Abidjan, Ivory Coast were seized.

United Bank for Africa suspends Ivory Coast operations

Nigeria’s United Bank for Africa (UBA) has suspended operations of its Ivory Coast subsidiary due to the political crisis in the country.

Political crisis getting worse in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast’s commercial capital Abidjan has seen a second day of clashes between supporters of President-elect Alassane Ouattara and security forces loyal to rival President Laurent Gbagbo.

Niger imports from Ivory Coast drops by 70% because of crisis

The political crisis in Ivory Coast has led to a 70% drop in exports from that country to Niger.

Ivory Coast faces severe economic consequences if deadlock not resolved

Ivory Coast faces severe economic consequences if the impasse between election winner Alassane Ouattara and rival Laurent Gbagbo is not resolved.