Home central and west africa politics IVORY COAST Issue dated 01/03/2012 Dirty diamond-mining Ivory Coast’s north and south were supposed to come together when Alassane Ouattara was elected president but diamonds continue to be mined illegally in the north of the country. [...] (231 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MOROCCO Business 03/07/2020 ESL & Network lays groundwork for World Bank, IMF gathering in Marrakesh ANGOLA Business 30/06/2020 Lourenço wants to make up for diamond road repair blunder CAMEROON Politics 26/06/2020 Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending Paul Biya's twilight years Access the free section On the same subject IVORY COAST 06/05/2014 Diamond exports to surge by end of this year The lifting on the United Nations embargo on Ivory Coast’s diamonds on April 29 will enable Abidjan to at last [...] IVORY COAST 19/12/2012 Bad timing for Austrian trade mission Austrian company bosses scouting for business opportunities in Ivory Coast on November 27-30 could have timed their visit better. The [...] IVORY COAST 24/10/2012 Toungara angers mining companies A full-blown stand-off is underway between Ivory Coast's mines minister Adama Toungara and foreign mining companies with interests in the country. [...] IVORY COAST 25/07/2012 Issiaka Ouattara the writer Former leader of the rebellion of Forces Nouvelles (FN), Issiaka [...] Special report IVORY COAST 22/03/2012 Guillaume Soro trades uniform for speaker's post In less than a decade, 39-year-old Guillaume Soro has held pretty well every powerful government post in Ivory Coast. Prime minister between March 2007 and 2011 as a result of [...] IVORY COAST 14/03/2012 Soro lands speaker’s job Everyone thought that Guillaume Soro would not become speaker of the national assembly because at 39 he was a year too young to qualify for the job. But then Ouattara stepped in. [...] Spotlight IVORY COAST 06/12/2011 Diamonds under the microscope The Kimberley Process, which will come under the rotating chairmanship of the United States in 2012, intends to step up satellite surveillance of diamond mines in Ivory Coast. Experts from the Kimberley Process are to shortly approach Ivory Coast’s government [. [...] IVORY COAST 31/05/2011 Soro told to crack down on illicit mining Free The continuation of illicit diamond mining in the northern part of Ivory Coast worries the international community, and particularly the [...] IVORY COAST 20/04/2011 Ouattara makes security a priority The new president of Ivory Coast has a tough but vital job ahead curbing the zeal of the gun-toting former Forces Nouvelles rebels, now that Gbagbo has been dealt with. [...] IVORY COAST 05/10/2010 Diamond Trade Set for Shake-Up after Elections Ivory Coast’s government plans to overhaul the country’s diamond business. In recent days it has multiplied contacts with Israeli and [...] IVORY COAST 29/09/2009 Ivory Coast Embargo Likely to be Renewed There is a strong chance that the embargo on diamond exports from Ivory Coast that was extended until October 31, [...] SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com - Region SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 Previous Next Receive prompts for these topics IVORY COAST Adama Toungara Alassane Ouattara Cessna Forces nouvelles Gervais Kouassi Guillaume Soro Herve Toure Issiaka Ouattara RDR Siaka Sekongo United Nations Wattao See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?