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Abidjan Radio Talk Show Highlights Mandela Washington Fellowship Program

September 11, 2019 The application for the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) was on the air as Public Affairs section (PAS) Abidjan held Hello, America!, its monthly radio talk show with its partner Radio Al Bayane. More than 100 students and potential candidates for the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) program participated in the show that featured ...
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Côte d’Ivoire Civil Society Discusses Question of Identity Ahead of 2020 Presidential Election

September 26, 2019 Public Affairs Section (PAS) Abidjan invited more than 100 guests, including members of civil society, journalists, and students to participate in the Democracy In Progress (DIP) Radio program on the topic “The question of identity in Côte d’Ivoire ahead of the 2020 election.” Held in partnership with Radio de La Paix, the ...
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Launching of EducationUSA West Africa College Tour

September 21, 2019 The EducationUSA Advising Center of U.S. Embassy Abidjan organized a college fair as the first stop on the official EdUSA West Africa Tour. 39 higher education institutions signed up to participate in the Abidjan leg of the Tour. Almost 1,000 students, parents and local schools visited the Fair, eager to meet with ...
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Participants in Abidjan Create Fact Checking Platform To Fight Fake News

From September 17 to September 18, 2019 Ten participants in a U.S. Embassy-sponsored training on fact checking, created a platform in order to counter fake news in Côte d’Ivoire. The country will be holding presidential elections in October 2020, and the role of social media and their users will be a key factor in the ...
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