Côte d’Ivoire Officials Call Off Strike
The strike by Ivorian officials, which began Jan. 9, 2017 last was suspended for a month
“in order to give opportunities to the negotiations between the government and the trade unions of civil servants”
to indicated Friday, January 27 Theodore Gnagna Zadi, chair of the platform National trade unions of public sector professional organizations. On the ground, the correspondent of Burkina24 in Abidjan, noted the effectiveness of the recovery in the Ivorian public administration.
At a general assembly on Friday (January 27th) in Abidjan, the civil service unions suspended their strike for a month. Theodore Gnagna Zadi, the president of the national platform unions professional organizations in the public sector, says have
“found common ground with the government on five of the six claims. Officials now asking the government to find an agreement within a month on the salary arrears, affecting between 120 and 130 000 civil servants on 200,000 that Public Service account “ ,
This decision comes the day after a series of meetings between the trade union officials of the civil service and the Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast, Amadou Gon Coulibaly. For several months, civil servants had been protesting against certain measures of pension reform, and demanded payment of bonuses, wage arrears and wage subsidies.
Several points of agreement had been found with the government but the point of stumbling where an agreement remains to be found is the issue of wage arrears.
Kouamé L.-Ph. Arnaud KOUAKOU
Ivory Coast: RTI, the DG accused of mismanagement
RTI, the DG accused of mismanagement by officials seeking his departure The appointment of Ahmadou Bacon May 23, 2013, as general manager of the Ivorian television (RTI) broadcast sparked hope for the agents. After more than three years of management, this young manager is the subject of fierce criticism from some of its employees who wish to even his departure.
According to information in our possession, these agents of television demand the departure of the DG because it would not be worth relation to approximate the company management and its lack of respect for employees. “It handles Search RTI as a family business while he has no experience,” said an officer joining date the writing of KOACI.COM.
Agents who now want to skin the DG accused him of not respecting the commitments it takes. “The advancements of the agents are blocked. Since he is at the head of the company, it pays advancements according to his moods while he signed agreements with the staff representatives that unfortunately are not respected,”said the same source.
She argues that Ahmadou Bakayoko taunting officers asking them to rebel if their advancements are not paid. Next to the non-payment of advances, as shown, the DG employees accuse him of squandering the resources of the company. “He did achieve a marquee in the course of television that cost $ 120 million CFA FRANCS. “He also bought a show called Inter City to close to 500 million FCFA, which has reported anything to the company,” says always our interlocutor who wanted to remain anonymous.
These costly achievements, must be added the recruitment of agents who are dearly paid. “Three officers of the BNETD have been recruited by the DG for reasons which we know. People have been loose for functions that they do not assume and become social cases,”he says. As if that wasn’t enough, we learn from another source that the tarp covering the unfinished building of Television would have cost 32 million CFA FRANCS.
Ahmadou Bakayoko disappointed officials acknowledge that it is the single “crooked” DG Search RTI RTI has experienced since its inception. “He has no jurisdiction in audiovisual, he is forced to use the resources of the company to recruit people. “We have too many problems to the RTI, the DG is far from being a manager,” recalled a staff representative who wanted to remain anonymous. In principle tomorrow, the DG will meet with officers of the Television. We learned that this will meet in General Assembly this day because they plan to go on strike in the coming days. Wassimagnon, Abidjan Koaci
Cote d’ivoire – The Ivorian TV series ‘my family’ is back on screens in a season 2
Launched in 2002, then stopped five years later, the Ivorian series ‘My family’ prepares to make his return to the screens.
Through 300 new episodes of 26 minutes, the new series, renamed “My family”, “takes us back with relish in the woes of the domestic life of the mythical duo Delta-Bohiri (husband and wife in the series) and many mistresses that revolve around Mr ‘, says the actress and Director Ivorian Delphine Akissi Luis, that everyone calls”Akissi Delta.
“The logical extension of the first season.
“This second season is a continuation, it is the logical continuation of the first,” judge Director Recalling that the series embraces the African social issues such as education, health, the traditions, and sexuality.
“My family will highlight the daily activity of Africa from down below that takes place in the common courses in Côte d’Ivoire (from tenants of different families often live in the same house or concession), with implausible rumors, gossip, lies…”. “, notes the Director, Tano Kouadio
A budget of EUR 1.5 million
Side financing, producers of A +, the African Group Canal + channel, and the RTI television channel put the package to be at the height of the event. Budget about 1 billion CFA francs (1.5 million euros).
And to hear Ken Adamo, artist-musician, and author of the credits, there is something for everyone. “Actors affect a good seal, in contrast to the first season where the adventure had wagered on volunteerism.
The series is by far, in any case, because its main star, Akissi Delta, almost “succumbed” during the post-election crisis in Ivory Coast 2010 – 2011, bloody ending to a decade of political and military crisis. She accused “villains and cookies” for trying to manipulate her and pushing her to attempt suicide.
Today, the actress is fulfilling. She old illiterate life of maid at the age of 15 years that inspired part of the series, notes with pride have been “invited to the table of many heads of State”, in Mali, Congo and Gabon, including.
Akissi now has a hidden ambition, another great role, in real life this time: thanks to her fame, she wants to be “the godmother of the elementary school”, the flagship project of the Ivorian Government.