Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called for all combatants in the Ivory Coast to show "maximum restraint" amid reports of heavy fighting in the commercial capital Abidjan
. Ban also said that incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo should immediately cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara to "enable the full transition of state institutions to the legitimate authorities." A statement from Ban's press office said he "urges all parties to abide by their responsibility to avoid harm to the civilian population." "The secretary-general urges all to exercise maximum restraint, refrain from exacting revenge and place the interests of the whole nation above all else," the statement said.
The airline normally operates four flights a week to Accra and Abidjan
from Johannesburg, reports Business Day.
The plane, an Airbus 310, took off at 9.08pm and crashed just one minute later, according to Mr George Dapre Yao, the head of air traffic at Abidjan
's Felix Houphouet-Boigny Airport.
In Cote d'Ivoire, for instance, the highway linking Abidjan
to Grand-Bassam was opened to traffic on September 14, 2015.
is considerably calmer since the arrest of former President Gbagbo, law and order have yet to return to all of Abidjan
's neighborhoods and some parts of the countryside.
: Ivory Coast's new army turned its guns on a former ally who helped install the democratically elected president but failed Thursday to defeat his forces who are dug into a neighborhood of Abidjan
, military sources said.
, the capital of Cote d'Ivoire, playedhost to the second edition of the 'Intercultural Encounters of the Circus of Abidjan
' festival to celebrate international circus.
A press release from the ministry states that the ministerial meeting is a follow-up to the 5th EU-AU Summit, which was held in Abidjan
, C?te d' Ivoire in November 2017.
NNA - Lebanese Ambassador to Cote d'Ivoire, Khalil Mohammad, celebrated Friday the 75th anniversary of Lebanon's Independence with a reception held at his residence, which was attended by representative of the Ivory Coast Foreign Ministry, ambassadors of foreign countries accredited in Abidjan
, members of the Lebanese expatriate community, heads of associations and social and economic figures.
Radisson Hospitality has signed a new hotel in Abidjan
, Ivory Coast: the Radisson Hotel & Apartments Abidjan
President George Manneh Weah has departed Liberia for Abidjan
, Cote d'Ivoire and Accra, Ghana, respectively on a four-day State visit beginning 4 April through 7 April.
: African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina hosted the annual luncheon of diplomats accredited to Cote d'Ivoire in Abidjan
with an appeal on the Bank's member countries to contribute to the 7th General Capital Increase to enable the institution to realise its development objectives.