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Vol 61 No 22

Published 5th November 2020

Côte d'Ivoire

Ouattara sweeps half the board

The voting figures show a deeply divided nation. Although President Alassane Ouattara won a third successive presidential term with 94% of the popular vote, it was on a mere 53.9% turnout. That figure combines turnouts of 95% plus in Ouattara's heartlands in the north with turnouts that fell as low as 21% in Zouan-Hounien, in the west, and 36% in Gagnoa, in the cocoa belt.

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