Tag Archives: Cote d”ivoire

Demarcate Ghana-Togo border to prevent future disputes – Surveyors


The Ghana Institution of Surveyors wants Ghana to immediately begin processes to demarcate its boundary with Togo, to prevent a future litigation that might arise over its maritime boundary. Ghana just came out of a three-year legal battle with her western neighbor, Ivory Coast, over the ownership of some oil reserves situated around the West Cape Three Point. This legal ...

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Ivory Coast’s frustrations forced Ghana to ITLOS – Dr. Ayine

Dr Dominic Ayine

A former Deputy Attorney General, Dr. Dominic Ayine has disclosed that the Mahama government was compelled to drag Ivory Coast to the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) because they frustrated all the bilateral talks on the maritime boundary dispute . Côte d’Ivoire had accused Ghana of overstepping its maritime boundary in the exploration of oil at the ...

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Boundary dispute shouldn’t destroy Ghana, Ivory Coast relations – Bawumia


Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has advised that the ruling by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea’s judgment on the maritime dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire should not destroy the ties between the two sovereign nations. “There is no winner or loser of this. We are all winners because we will continue to leave in peace ...

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Tullow to resume TEN operations following ITLOS judgement


Oil giant, Tullow, is to resume operations at the TEN oil fields by December 2017, after putting it on hold for two years due to the maritime border dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast. Ghana dragged Ivory Coast to the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea(ITLOS) in September 2014, after negotiations with Ivory Coast ...

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Ghana doesn’t owe Cote d’Ivoire any compensation – ITLOS

Marietta Brew Appiah Oppong in the court room of the International Tribunal of the law of the Sea (ITLOS)

The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), as part of its judgement on a three-year boundary dispute between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, has stated that Accra must not pay any compensation to Abidjan. Cote d’Ivoire, as part of reliefs put forward, asked the Chamber to order Ghana to compensate them, because in their view, Ghana ...

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Ghana awaiting Cote d’Ivoire to work on common cocoa pricing

Alexander Afenyo-Markin

Ghana is awaiting concrete action from Cote d’Ivoire so as to work towards establishing a common platform between the two countries for controlling Cocoa prices. Addressing the ECOWAS Parliament, the Member of Parliament for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin noted that there was an invitation on the table to Cote d’Ivoire in this regard, with the potential to give the two countries ...

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Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire to sign agreement for strategic partnership

President Ouattara with President Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has revealed that close co-operation between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire will be facilitated by a new initiative dubbed “An Agreement For a Strategic Partnership”, that will be signed by the two countries. This agreement, according to President Akufo-Addo, will bind Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire “in even closer intimacy and go beyond the bounds of ...

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59 Trucks choke Elubo Border as law in Cote d’Ivoire restricts movement


Fifty-nine cargo trucks loaded with goods from the ports of Ghana have been denied entry into Cote d’Ivoire, in line with the enforcement of a trade directive by the Ivorian Ministry of Finance. The truck drivers have, for nearly a fortnight, become stranded at the Elubo-Noe Border. The Ivorian government, per the new directive, insists that only cargo originating from ...

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2014 World Cup: Ivory Coast injury worries over Toure, Drogba


Injury concerns over Yaya Toure and Didier Drogba are undermining Ivory Coast’s preparations for the World Cup, coach Sabri Lamouchi said on Tuesday. Lamouchi also admitted he was gambling on the Everton striker Lacina Traore, who has played just one minute of English Premier League soccer since February. Toure’s fitness is an issue after the midfielder was taken off as ...

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