Concerto runs PR for visiting finance minister
At the end of May, the Parisian PR firm Concerto helped organise Ivorian finance minister Adama Coulibaly's visit to the French capital.
Ivory Coast/APCO contract
Having received the final instalments of its $1.2bn International Monetary Fund (IMF) four-year programme in December, Ivory Coast is theoretically supposed to be tightening its belt - it has exceeeded its IMF quota and will be unable to negotiate further loans for at least a year (and probably longer).
Hardly have the agriculture and fishing free trade agreements been negotiated than a new dispute has sprung up between Morocco and the European Union (EU). According to our sources, Brussels is putting Morocco under increasing pressure to make substantial modifications [.