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Country Spotlight – Côte d’Ivoire

In the Country Spotlight segment, we highlight an African nation every week, with interesting facts and figures This week it’s the turn of….Côte d’Ivoire DID YOU KNOW?…. The coast that the French named the Côte d’Ivoire, literally, being “Ivory Coast” was named because it reflected the major trade that occurred on that …

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Obama lifts economic sanctions Bush imposed on Ivory Coast

President of the United States (US), Barack Obama, has lifted economic sanctions imposed on Ivory Coast in 2006 by the regime of his predecessor, George Bush. The US president cited advancing democratic credentials of the west African nation as the reason behind terminating the national emergency declared by the US …

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