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Ivory Coast News
The World Bank has said it’s giving big support towards Ivory Coast’s reconstruction process.
It has already given Ivorian authorities a financial package of about 125 billion CFA Francs.
The Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has decided to expand its authorisation for the investigation in Côte d’Ivoire to include crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court allegedly committed from September 2002 to November 2010.
The Alassane Ouattara government in the Ivory Coast has laid out an ambitious plan to construct about 25,000 new schools and recruit some 3,000 teachers by 2015 in the war torn nation.
A top United Nations official and the Secretary General of International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), Ronald Noble, have agreed to work jointly against transnational crimes in West Africa.
Five billion CFA Francs a month is the total cost of the new health policy of the government of the Ivory Coast.
Called Universal Health Care, this policy aims to provide access to free health care by citizens.
There has been an outbreak of a Meningitis epidemic in northern and central Ivory Coast, which has so far claimed 11 lives.
President Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast signed a security agreement with his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday to bolster ties with Paris.
The government of Ivory Coast has launched a campaign to combat child rape in the country, following a recent upsurge in rape cases of children under five by men above age 30.
The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Catherine Bragg, has started a three-day mission to Côte d’Ivoire.
The Ivorian government of President Alassane Ouattara has decided to raise the retirement age from 55 to 60 years.