Tag: Cote D’Ivoire
The swearing-in ceremony for the newly re-elected President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina has been concluded in Abidjan Cote div’oire. Chamberlain Peterside, CEO of Xcellon Capital Advisors joins CNBC Africa to examine Nigeria’s economic prospects and the role of development banks in building resilient economies on the continent.
For weeks, protesters have taken to the streets in Cote d’Ivoire moving against President Alassane Ouattara's quest for run for a third term in the October 31st polls.
For weeks, protesters have taken to the streets in Cote d’Ivoire moving against President Alassane Ouattara's quest for run for a third term in the October 31st polls. According to reports, the protests have led to loss of lives. Ayalanesh Tafesse, Country Risk Analyst at Rand Merchant Bank joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole to discuss the risks these events possess to Cote d’Ivoire’s economy.
The Economic Community of West African States has suspended Mali over the ousting of its President Boubacar Keita on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Soldiers who staged Keita’s removal and forced resignation have said they plan to form a civilian transitional government that will organise new elections. In neighbouring Cote d'Ivoire protesters have continued to march against President Alassane Ouattara’s third term bid. Nonyane Gaimin, Macro Adviser and Strategist at K-Frontiers Solutions joins CNBC Africa for more.
A one-day summit by West African leaders from Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and the Niger Republic ended in a stalemate after the leaders met with Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Muslim Cleric Mahmoud Dicko and other opposition leaders to negotiate an end to the political crisis in the country. Protesters took to the street on the 5th of June demanding a better economy, an end to corruption, a stronger fight against jihadist groups and irregularities in the local election results. Dennis Amachree, CEO of Zoomlens Security Solutions joins CNBC Africa for more.
Cote d'Ivoire's Vice President, Daniel Kablan Duncan has resigned just days after the death of Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly. Ayalenesh Tafesse, Country Risk Analyst at Rand Merchant Bank joins CNBC Africa to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and recent events on cocoa-producing country's growth trajectory.
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The International Monetray Fund says the deteriorating macroeconomic outlook and fiscal policy response to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Côte d’Ivoire is generating fiscal pressures and creating an urgent Balance of Payment need. Stanislas Zeze, Chairman and CEO of Bloomfield Investment Corporation joins CNBC Africa to explore ways the Ivorian government can navigate its economy through this pandemic.