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Vol 57 No 9

Published 29th April 2016

Côte d'Ivoire

Parties to many disputes 

Although the presidential elections are a good four years off, fighting inside the governing coalition is already off to a lively start

Now that it has finally sunk in that this is President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's final term of office, the two main parties that formed the governing Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix can get on with their infighting. The core argument for both ADO's Rassemblement des républicains (RDR) and the Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI) is over who should be the RHDP candidate in the 2020 presidential election).

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