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    1. August 14, 2015

      Glencore sells assets as downturn bites

      Glencore sold a trio of mining assets for $290m, extending its retreat from unwanted projects and continuing a trend...

    2. July 24, 2015

      ‘I opened my first restaurant three months after a war ended’

      Growing up in Abidjan, the biggest city in Ivory Coast, I was secretly curious about cooking. But I was a rebellious...

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    1. July 20, 2015

      La Croisette, Abidjan

      Where Rue Botreau-Roussel WiFi Yes Plug sockets Yes Espresso 2,000 CFA ($3.30) Open Mon-Fri 12-3.30; (and Sat) 6pm-12am...

    2. July 17, 2015

      Ivory Coast’s micro-entrepreneurs excluded from a booming economy

      In African cities such as Lagos and Accra, striving entrepreneurs and shrewd young professionals head to one of a...

    3. July 16, 2015

      Ivory Coast president’s stepson defends cocoa export role

      The stepson of the president of Ivory Coast has defended his role as the biggest domestic cocoa exporter in the world’s...

    4. July 5, 2015

      Decade of conflict casts long shadow in Ivory Coast

      Cocoa plantations and rice paddies spread out from the town of Duékoué, which sits in the shadow of sloping mossy green...

    5. July 2, 2015

      Buzzing Abidjan puts Ivory Coast on road to revival

      Abidjan, the commercial capital of Ivory Coast, buzzes with the energy of a country in a hurry to make up for lost...

    6. June 29, 2015

      Cocoa sector hits at new rules on Ivory Coast export contracts

      Recent changes to cocoa export policy in the world’s leading producer, Ivory Coast, have favoured the stepson of...

    7. June 19, 2015

      The Diary: Maggie Fick

      My French has grown rusty over the seven years that I have spent away from Francophone west Africa. For example, when a...

    8. June 16, 2015

      Sub-Saharan Africa debt boom comes to an end

      A credit boom in sub-Saharan Africa that has fuelled an expansion in infrastructure projects across the region is...

    9. May 12, 2015

      Frontier investor Mohammed Hanif: bored by ‘normal’ markets

      Every time Mohammed Hanif finds himself in Heathrow Terminal 3, he steadies his eyes on the floor outside WH Smith....

    10. April 23, 2015

      Tullow braced for tribunal’s ruling over key Ghana oil block

      Tullow Oil, the UK exploration and production company, is braced for a crucial decision on Saturday over an oil block...

    11. beyondbrics

      March 10, 2015

      Guest post: Zanzibar and Tanzania vie over oil reserves

      By Angela Mndolwa and Shah Jahan Khandokar, Norton Rose Fulbright Huge natural gas discoveries in East Africa,...

    12. February 26, 2015

      Ghana reaches $1bn deal with IMF

      Ghana has reached a long-awaited $1bn agreement with the International Monetary Fund to shore up an economy hit by...

    13. February 25, 2015

      Ivory Coast sells $1bn bond in African debt test

      Ivory Coast has issued a $1bn bond with a staggered repayment schedule at a yield of 6.625 per cent — below that of...

    14. February 18, 2015

      Sub-Saharan nations line up to sell bonds

      Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to continue last year’s credit binge in spite of repeated warnings about the possible dire...

    15. February 11, 2015

      Mixed fortunes for cocoa create uncertainty

      Reports of plentiful rains in Ghana, which is favourable for cocoa production, following a sharp fall in the country’s...

    16. February 3, 2015

      Ecobank considers HQ move after Togo ruling

      Pan-African lender Ecobank Transnational has called an emergency board meeting to discuss moving the bank’s...

    17. January 15, 2015

      Ousted Ecobank CEO awarded $15m damages

      Thierry Tanoh, the ousted former chief executive of Ecobank Transnational, has been awarded $15m in damages by a court...

    18. December 1, 2014

      Ivory Coast set to lead cocoa processing

      Ivory Coast is set to become the world’s largest cocoa processor, overtaking the Netherlands as the African state seeks...

    19. November 9, 2014

      United Cacao Aim listing to answer rising demand

      The first listing of a cocoa plantation-owner on Aim, London’s junior market, is set to happen next month, underlining...

    20. October 31, 2014

      Orrick gets into spat with Ivory Coast bar association

      An embarrassing spat has broken out between Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, the international law firm, and the local...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      October 24, 2014

      Avoiding Ebola in Ivory Coast

      Issouf Sanogo/AFP Ivorian schoolchildren wait in line to wash their hands in a primary school in Bouake. The Ivory...

    22. October 19, 2014

      Orrick to open first African office in Ivory Coast

      With the world’s scrutiny trained on west Africa as the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak, now might not seem the most...

    23. October 17, 2014

      Latin American plantations - the future for chocolate?

      Forecasts that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa could lead to a $32.6bn economic hit for the region if the disease is...

    24. beyondbrics

      October 15, 2014

      African local bonds – an untapped opportunity?

      African dollar bonds are increasingly gaining mainstream acceptance as the continent’s brisk economic growth and low...

    25. October 14, 2014

      WHO predicts Ebola cases in west Africa will soar up to tenfold

      The Ebola epidemic in west Africa is set to reach a peak of between 5,000 and 10,000 cases a week by early December –...

    26. September 29, 2014

      Cocoa traders fear Ebola outbreak in Ivory Coast

      The human toll from the latest Ebola outbreak has been unprecedented, with a record number of people affected and new...

    27. September 19, 2014

      Cocoa market hit by Ebola fear factor

      The Ebola fear factor has hit the cocoa market. The spread between near-term and later-dated futures contracts has...

    28. September 11, 2014

      Sub-Saharan Africa debt sales hit record high

      Sub-Saharan Africa sovereign bond issuance has hit a record, with the return of Ghana to international capital markets...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      September 4, 2014

      Art attack on Ebola

      Sia Kambou/AFP Visual artists gather during a rally against the Ebola virus which has been effecting neighboring...

    30. August 25, 2014

      The aid needed to stop Ebola’s spread

      Panic and hysteria have become the worst enemies of the health workers struggling bravely in Sierra Leone, Liberia and...

    31. August 24, 2014

      London doctors prepare for Ebola patient as crisis worsens in west Africa

      Medics at a London hospital were preparing on Sunday to treat a British healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in...

    32. August 22, 2014

      Cordon sanitaire tightens around west African states to beat Ebola

      The dystopian vision conjured up in Hollywood scare movies such as Outbreak and Contagion is creeping closer to reality...

    33. August 11, 2014

      Ivory Coast adds to rising flow of debt from ‘frontier markets’

      When the Ivory Coast set out to raise millions of dollars in a new government bond this year, the west African nation...

    34. July 23, 2014

      Senegal bond sale raises $500m

      Senegal’s return to sovereign bond markets attracted strong investor interest, with the west African nation receiving...

    35. July 16, 2014

      Strong demand for Ivory Coast bond

      Ivory Coast has attracted almost $5bn of orders in its return to bond markets just three years after default, in the...

    36. July 14, 2014

      Senegal follows Ivory Coast on bond sales trail

      Senegal is meeting with investors in the US and Europe this week to pitch a new $500m government bond, days after the...

    37. July 11, 2014

      ICE at pains to take cotton global

      Almost monthly, commodity exchanges announce plans for a new futures contract. Not all of them work. Some take forever...

    38. June 29, 2014

      Rothschild fund turns focus to Africa

      Edmond de Rothschild has amassed $530m for its first private equity fund focusing on deals in Africa, in the latest...

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