Côte d’Ivoire's Adama Bictogo, the RHDP party’s number two, is a patient man. He has known President Alassane Ouattara for more than a quarter ... of a century, but acknowledges that he has nothing to gain by leaving the pack too soon. Will he ever be able to aim higher than simply being a shrewd politician and businessman?
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Perseus Mining CEO Jeff Quartermaine will fly from Australia to the Côte d’Ivoire next week hoping to persuade the country’s new minister ... for mines Thomas Camara to fast-track a license to exploit gold reserves at Fimbiasso.
France has begun the process of transferring €5bn to the accounts of the Banque Centrale des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (BCEAO). Paris’ ... decision comes within the framework of the reform of the CFA franc, which will be replaced by the eco.
He is now totally free. Acquitted definitively on 31 March by the International Criminal Court (ICC), Côte d’Ivoire’s former president Laurent ... Gbagbo is now planning his return home from Brussels, where he lives.