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2014-04-09 12:34:26

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YooMee Africa Group, a Swiss based provider of mobile broadband Internet in sub-Saharan Africa, launches its operations in Cote d'Ivoire. After becoming the market leader of broadband Internet in Cameroon, YooMee Africa continues its expansion by deploying its network in Cote d'Ivoire. Broadband internet in the Ivorian market YooMee Cote d'Ivoire, based in Abidjan, is launching its LTE services to individuals and businesses....

2013-12-23 08:28:35

Mars Committed to Empowering Women in Cocoa Communities as Part of Sustainable Cocoa Initiative MOUNT OLIVE, N.J., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, Mars Chocolate signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles as a demonstration of their commitment to empowering women in the cocoa sector. As part of its commitment and to promote the principle of "Mutuality," Mars Chocolate is releasing a gender assessment regarding women cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire. The assessment...

2013-07-19 04:21:15

MOSCOW, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LUKOIL Overseas (a wholly-owned subsidiary of LUKOIL) takes part and co-invests in a major social project in the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire building a Mother-Child hospital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/562493 ) The president of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire Alassane Ouattara attended the formal ceremony of laying down the foundation stone of the hospital. The project is initiated and coordinated by the...

2013-06-27 04:20:30

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES PERTH, Western Australia, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Perseus Mining Limited ("Perseus" or the "Company") (TSX & ASX:PRU) is pleased to announce a number of encouraging intercepts from recent exploration activities in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa. Highlights of the announcement are set out below, and the full text of the report is available on the Company's website www.perseusmining.com...

2013-06-04 16:25:56

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced today $3 million in new support for cocoa improvement projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The efforts will use a range of methods, including internet resources, mobile phone technology and microfinance to focus on providing cocoa farmers with needed information to increase the quality and quantity of their cocoa yields. The announcement came as WCF's Board met in Washington, D.C., on the eve of the...

2013-06-04 08:22:23

-$100 Million Commitment to Benefit 75,000 People in Cocoa Farming Communities DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MDLZ) the world's largest chocolate company with billion-dollar brands such as Milka and Cadbury, and global favorites Toblerone and Lacta, today announced an agreement with the Ivorian government's Conseil du Cafe Cacao (CCC) to help farmers increase sustainable cocoa production and create thriving communities in...

2013-05-29 12:28:15

· IVORIAN GOVERNMENT AND WORLD COCOA FOUNDATION COLLABORATE TO MODERNIZE COCOA GROWING IN WORLD'S #1 EXPORT MARKET ABIDJAN, Cote D'Ivoire, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conseil Cafe-Cacao (CCC) of Cote d'Ivoire today announced a new mobile phone program called CocoaLink that will create a free information exchange for all Ivorian farmers with mobile phones. The CCC expects 30,000 Ivorians to enroll initially and 100,000 to be in the network by 2016. About 70 percent...

2013-05-22 08:30:30

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has received a grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. Through the grant, WCF will pilot CocoaLink+ ("CocoaLink Plus"), an innovative information exchange platform in Cote d'Ivoire that utilizes cellphones to provide farmers with information essential for improved cocoa productivity. Cote d'Ivoire is the world's leading producer of cocoa. WCF...

2013-04-23 08:36:04

- Commits to Report on Gender Rights, Extend Programs and Advocate for Industrywide Action DEERFIELD, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) today announced new commitments to promote women's empowerment by extending its reporting on gender rights in cocoa farming, ensuring a consistent approach to gender programs in key cocoa origin markets and advocating for industrywide action. (Logo:...

2013-03-21 12:23:39

LONDON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Globeleq, the emerging markets power company, has started construction for the 139 MW expansion of its existing Azito gas-to-power plant near Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The final nominal capacity of the plant will be 420 MW, making it one of the largest and the most efficient thermal power plants in Cote d'Ivoire. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040611/DAF004LOGO) Construction should be completed during early 2015. The project was financed...