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Vol 56 No 12

Published 12th June 2015

Côte d'Ivoire

CNC: who is who?

'Crabs in a bucket' is one of the descriptions used to describe the new alliance, the Coalition nationale pour le changement. Signatures under its founding charter include those of Laurent Akoun, Secretary General of the faction within the Front populaire ivoirien that allies itself with its former leader, ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, in power between 2000 and 2011. Another is that of Mamadou Koulibaly, the firebrand leader of the self-declared progressive but heavily Gbagbo-aligned Liberté et d démocratie pour la République. The previous leader of the Gbagbo faction of the FPI, Aboudrahmane Sangaré, is also part of the CNC.

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