800,000 Ivory Coast farmers depend on cocoa cultivation for their livelihoods. But dry conditions have spawned a plague of caterpillars. They've practically destroyed this year's harvest
The world's fastest-growing economy is located in Africa: Ghana's economic strength is expected to soar in 2019. Many other African countries lag far behind, the IMF found. What's the secret behind Ghana's success?
The British Forestry Commission has warned Londoners of an infestation of caterpillars that produce various toxic effects in humans. The hairy creature is already well established in Germany.
Revolting army soldiers have taken control of several cities, including Ivory Coast's second largest. Protests against the mutiny have been met with violence.
For the consumer it's sweet, for the farmer more bitter – the global price of cocoa fell in the last year and many producers are feeling the strain.
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