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abidjan

a bi jon

  • n  city recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory Coast; largest city of the Ivory Coast
News & Articles

  • Bolloré Africa Logistics
    Bolloré’s winning proposal to build a second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan violates Ivory Coast’s competition law, according to Jean-Louis Billon, the country’s minister of commerce, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
    June 13, 2013 - Journal of Commerce Online
  • Ivory Coast inflation drops to 3.4 pct in May
    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Year-on-year consumer price inflation in Ivory Coast fell to 3.4 percent in May from 3.9 percent in April, figures from the National Statistics Institute showed on Monday. The monthly report showed food and soft drink prices jumped 3 percent, utility prices added 2.8 percent and communication costs fell 0.2 percent. Healthcare prices declined 1.4 percent and transport prices ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Gbagbo-allied youth leader arrested in Ivory Coast
    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A government spokesman in Ivory Coast says that authorities had arrested a youth leader from former President Laurent Gbagbo's political party on suspicion that he was involved in "destabilization activities" last month.        
    June 10, 2013 - Boston Globe
Quotes

  • Sepp Blatter in BBC News
    Fifa President Sepp Blatter said: "I wish to express extreme sorrow and extend our condolences to the Ivorian football community and, most importantly, to family, friends and loved ones following the tragic deaths in Abidjan yesterday."
  • Achim Steiner in AllAfrica.com
    The disaster in Abidjan is a particularly painful illustration of the human suffering caused by the illegal dumping of wastes,United Nations Environmental Programme executive director Achim Steiner said in a press statement released by the...
  • Michele Alliot-Marie in Seattle Times
    French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie said Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo would be "held personally responsible by the international community for [maintaining] the public order in Abidjan."

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