Ebola is threatening much of the world’s chocolate supply.
Ivory Coast, the world’s largest producer of cacao, the raw ingredient in M&M’s, Butterfingers and Snickers Bars, has shut down its borders with Liberia and Guinea, putting a major crimp on … Read the rest
by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu and Kristin Palitza
It happened a long time ago, two full decades, but Raissa Nana’s painful memories have remained fresh.
“My mother began to flatten my chest when I was 11. Every evening, she heated a … Read the rest
by Christophe Koffi
A bid to reconcile hardened enemies in Ivory Coast has all but broken down, according to participants and observers, and time is running out for a commission set up to heal the wounds of bitter strife.
More … Read the rest
The Ivory Coast on Wednesday began three days of national mourning after a stampede among crowds gathered for celebratory New Year’s Eve fireworks in Abidjan left at least 60 dead and dozens injured.
An AFP journalist saw many injured children, … Read the rest