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Bouaké

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Bwake

(bwä`kā, bwäkā`), town (1996 est. pop. 462,300), central Côte d'Ivoire. It is a transportation hub and a commercial center and was once the crossroads for the caravan trade. Tobacco products, building materials, and textiles are produced, and cotton sisal and rice are processed. Gold, mercury, and manganese are found nearby. Following the 2002 rebellion by Ivoirian northerners, Bouaké became the main center for rebel forces.

Bouaké

 

a city in the northern part of the Ivory Coast. Administrative center of the Central district. Population, 85,000 (1965). Bouaké has a railroad station and is a road junction; there is also an international airport. Its textile combine is the country’s largest industrial enterprise. The city also has a tobacco factory. It is the commercial center of an agricultural district whose major crops include coffee, cocoa, tobacco, and cotton. There is a thermal electric power station.

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We thank the Ministry of Health of Cote d'Ivoire and the directors of the Laboratoire National d'Appui au Developpement Agricole and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Bouake, Cote d'Ivoire for their support and permission to conduct the study.
RGPH's communication director Serikpa Gnadji said the ceremony will bring together about 3,000 people in Bouake stadium.
They are based in the central region around Bouake and Yamoussoukro.
Bouake, the rebel capital, was a ghost town, while Gagnoa, a Gbagbo-stronghold, was open for business.
In Cote d'Ivoire's rebel-held city Bouake years of civil strife and a brief shooting war have left scars.
A Abidjan comme a Bouake (centre), fief de l'ex-rebellion des Forces nouvelles (FN) qui tient le nord du pays depuis son putsch manque de 2002, ils ont afflue dans les bureaux de vote, qui ont ferme peu apres 17h00 (locales et GMT), ont constate des journalistes de l'AFP.
Voting booths opened nationwide, including in the former rebel stronghold of Bouake in the north and the main city Abidjan.
Pipeline contractor Faysal M Qahtani Sons (FMQ) and Global Trading Group will help finance and build the projects, which include the rebuilding of a 60,000 cubic metre unit in the central town of Bouake, which was destroyed by rebels in 2002-2003, and a new unit at the port of San Pedro.
As linhagens de tilapia, Bouake e Chitralada sao consideradas as duas principais linhagens de tilapia-do-Nilo no Brasil (ZIMMERMANN, 1999; KUBITZA, 2000).
71) Docteur Pierre Delanoe, Dakar le 25 decembre 1912 ; Docteur Rene Boisseau, Brazzaville le 10 decembre 1932 ; voir aussi : Docteur Pierre Delanoe Bouake le 11 avril 1913, Archives de l'Institut Pasteur de Paris, SPE/03.
31) The French suffered 10 deaths and 21 wounded in combat on August 20, 2008--the bloodiest day for the army since 9 soldiers were killed and some 30 wounded in the bombing of Bouake (Cote d'Ivoire) in November 2004.
It was the biggest loss of life for Nato-led forces in combat in more than three years, and the highest French military death toll in an attack since clashes in Bouake, Ivory Coast in 2004.