French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen pledged on Wednesday to break with her country's decades-old relationship with Africa known as "Francafrique" and abolish the CFA franc currency policy that binds Paris and its former colonies. DNA, 1 month ago
Senegalese authorities have arrested the mayor of the capital Dakar, a potential rival to President Macky Sall in elections expected in 2019, on suspicion of embezzling 1.8 billion CFA francs ($2.87 million), his lawyer said on Wednesday.DNA, 1 month ago
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers and the public prosecutor said. The move came after elite forces became the latest ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Ivory Coast's cashew producers called today for a fixed price that would allow them to make money this year, after a "disastrous" last season for the world's biggest producer of the tasty nuts. In 2016 the country produced 725,000 tonnes at the start of the ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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