Ivory Coast


Pygmy hippo: Not only cute, but extremely important

The birth of a male pygmy hippopotamus at Athens' Attica Zoological Park on feb. 19 was viewed as an important development for the survival of its species. The hippo belongs to one of the rarest and most endangered species. It is estimated that only 2,000 - 2,500 live in the wild and more specifically in the Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Serbia to play US, South Sudan in group stage of men's Olympic basketball tournament

MIES - The Serbia men's national basketball team was on Tuesday drawn to play the United States, South Sudan and the winner of a qualifying tournament in Puerto Rico in Group C of the July 27-August 11 Olympic Basketball Tournament Paris 2024.

The group stage will be played in Lille and the knockout stage in Paris.

US candy inflation hits double digits

For the second year in a row, U.S. shoppers are seeing double-digit inflation in the candy aisle.

Candy and gum prices are up an average of 13 percent this month compared to last October, more than double the 6 percent increase in all grocery prices, according to Datasembly, a retail price tracker.

That's on top of a 14 percent increase in candy and gum prices in October 2022.

In 5 Months Bulgaria has Exported over 1 Billion Euros worth of Weapons

In five months, Bulgaria exported weapons with a total value of 1,016,336,858 euros, reported BGNES.

The information is from the period March 1 to August 1, 2022. For the specified period, 289 permits were issued for the export and transfer of defense-related products.

FM received by Ivory Coast President in Abidjan

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias began his three-day tour in West Africa by meeting Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara in the city of Abidjan on Wednesday.

"A fruitful discussion on enhancing Greece-Ivory Coast relations, including in economy and investments, security issues in the region and the Russian invasion of Ukraine," was had by the two men noted Dendias in a tweet.