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Ivory Coast Cinematography

CINEMATOGRAPHY Unlike in other African countries, in Ivory Coast d’A. (French colony since 1893, independent since 1960) cinema has not been able to count on state aid: governments (strongly authoritarian) have always followed a liberal economic policy, making the country a kind of ‘showcase’ of African capitalism. Cinema suffered from competition with Radiodiffusion télévision ivoirienne,… Read More »

Economy of Ivory Coast

A distinctive feature of the development of the economy of Côte d’Ivoire in the 1960s and 70s. its growth rates were high: the average annual GDP growth rate (in real terms) was 11%; in 1970-80s. – 6-7%. GDP per capita increased from $150 to $1,000. In con. 1970s there was a slight decline, and in… Read More »

Sightseeing in Ivory Coast

The Republic of Ivory Coast is one of the still little known or seldom discovered countries in the world for tourism. This southwestern piece of Africa has a lot to offer that are worth discovering… both in terms of landscape and culture. You will find idyllic, palm-fringed beaches with fine sand along with 25-35 °… Read More »

Ivory Coast Culture and Literature

The civil wars that still at the beginning of the century. XXI tear the country largely blocked relations with the rest of the world and the further development of a modern ‘culture’ as it is commonly understood. Fortunately, the artisanal and artistic productions, which have always been extraordinary, remain among the best in this part… Read More »

Ivory Coast Arts and Literature

Literature The novel is a recent phenomenon in the Ivory Coast, later than in other French-speaking countries; the genre was preceded by theater and poetry, literary forms that are closer to the oral tradition. The first four novels came out during the period when the colonial empire was criticized in Africa in general (1944-60): “Climbié”… Read More »

Ivory Coast Sightseeing Places

Money National currency: 1 CFA (C ommunauté F inancière d ‘ A frique) franc corresponds to 100 centimes. Currency abbreviation: CFA Fr, XOF – ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG Banknotes are in circulation with a value of 10,000, 5,000, 2,000 and 1,000 CFA Fr. Coins are available in nominal amounts of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and… Read More »