CKG Holding, an Ivory Coast-based company, is set to open a new cocoa factory in Oman next year at an estimated cost of $150 million, said a report.
The new company, Chocolatry of Oman, a joint venture between Oman and the CKG gro
Bombardier Aerospace, the third largest airplane manufacturer in the world after Airbus and Boeing, has signed a conditional purchase agreement with Abidjan-based airline, Air Côte d’Ivoire for two Q400 NextGen aircraft.
Ivory Coast is close to finalising an agreement to get supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar from 2015, an official with Ivorian state oil company Petroci said, to cover an expected gap as demand outstrips its gas production.
West African plantations will churn out huge amounts of cocoa during the early months of this season thanks to near-ideal growing weather, and the full harvest is likely to rival last year's record volumes.
The region produced a record of
Soldiers backing Alassane Ouattara met stiff resistance from incumbent Laurent Gbagbo's fighters in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan on Saturday as the two sides fought for control of the West African country.
There was fighting around t
UN peacekeepers in Ivory Coast are doing everything possible to gain access to those areas where human rights abuses are alleged to have occurred, the United Nations said.
The world's top cocoa producer was plunged into crisis after Lauren
Ivory Coast's incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo on Saturday ordered UN and French troops to leave the country, but UN chief Ban Ki-moon rejected the demand, saying his blue helmets would not budge.
Both the United Nations and the former colo