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Vol 52 No 11

Published 27th May 2011

Côte d'Ivoire

Peace in Côte d’Ivoire, relief for Dakar

President Abdoulaye Wade warmly welcomed Ivorian President Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s victory at the polls. The two are politically close, which excluded Wade as a mediator during the subsequent unrest. Whatever Wade’s other political difficulties, there is broad support in Dakar for his position on Côte d’Ivoire. When Parti socialiste leader Ousmane Tanor Dieng declared that Laurent Gbagbo was the true Ivorian President, political circles saw it as a serious blow to Dieng’s credibility.

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