Featured stories about Cote d'Ivoire
Stories about Cote d'Ivoire
10 May 2015
An ancient strategy game enjoyed from the villages of the Sahel to the Mozambique Channel's fishing communities shows how intermingled Africa's cultures are.
28 February 2015
Did you know "2m1" means "tomorrow"? Or that "C'est de la balle" means "That's great"? For anyone lost, we've collected some tips to help you understand the lingo.
17 February 2015
"There were six buses waiting for us, we were ordered to climb. Then we drove for several hours into the desert. We had no indication where we were going."
10 November 2014
18 August 2014
The film "Outbreak" about a fictional Ebola-like virus hit theaters nearly 20 years ago. Has Hollywood's perception of Africa evolved since then?
24 July 2014
17 July 2014
Some Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa Have No Online Presence. ‘Kumusha Takes Wiki’ Wants to Help Change That
Kumusha Takes Wiki is a pilot project working with local communities in Africa to reduce the information gap and correct the various misconceptions foreigners have about the continent.
8 July 2014
A young Ivorian woman was found dead after having been reportedly pushed off the 6th floor of an apartment following a suspected feud with her sponsor over her salary payment.
20 June 2014
National Assembly President Guillaume Soro, who led the rebellion against Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo that sparked civil war in Cote d’Ivoire, was greeted as a unwelcome "rebel."
27 March 2014
16 March 2014
11 March 2014
Hungry for tajine, a meat or fish stew with vegetables or dried fruit from Morocco? Or how about ravitoto, a dish made from cassava leaves, onions and pork from Madagascar?
9 February 2014
Five of the most celebrated French-language African films (award-winning or not) that have left their mark on an entire generation of movie-watchers.
5 February 2014
"If being a geek means being passionate about a specific topic - in my case blogging - then maybe I am one."
24 January 2014
On Saturday January 18th, widespread protests took place against constitutional reforms proposed by president Blaise Camporé. But what do the protests mean?
23 January 2014
France seemed to shrug at the news of French President François Hollande's affair with actress Julie Gayet. Are other French-speaking countries as relaxed in matters of love?
5 December 2013
Most African countries still suffer frequent power outages which inhibit economic growth. They are not, however, lacking in resources. This post outlines some of those least known in Africa.
21 November 2013
While Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon and France celebrated, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Tunisia saw their hopes of heading to Brazil vanish with the final whistle.
6 May 2013
France’s adoption of the ‘Marriage for All’ bill has given rise to incomprehension, sometimes with a jokey tone, in Francophone Africa, Here, we look at opinions of commentators from the...