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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

Population: 24.29 mn.
GDP: $40.39 bn.
Debt: $13.43 bn.

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Après nous, le déluge?

Fruitless dialogue and the violent past of aspiring new leaders raise risks of turmoil despite the country's strong economic base

The country is entering unknown territory, with the three major political parties in various stages of disintegration. The stage is set for a era without the three men who have dom...


When the parties go to pieces

All the main parties are floundering, seeking successors and relevance, as Gbagbo relaunches his political career

Ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's Front populaire ivoirien (FPI) has splintered and its former leader helms a new party; President Alassane Ouattara's Rassemblement des houphouëti...


Warrant worries

The junta in Bamako may have been hoping for a boost with reports on 5 July that a court in the capital had issued an international warrant for the arrest of Karim Keïta, elde...


Hitting the beach

The seaside resort of Jacqueville is now home to the Académie internationale de lutte contre le terrorisme (AILCT), a concept first mooted in 2017 at a meeting of President ...


Old foes re-enter the ring

Defeated on the battlefield and at the ballot box 10 years ago, Ouattara's old adversary returns and will posing problems

President Alassane Ouattara faces the most delicate of strategic choices following the triumphal return home last week of his career-long political foe Laurent Gbagbo after his fin...


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Gbagbo's return poses big questions

The former President may want to reconcile the country but even after a decade away, he remains a divisive political figure

As his motorcade filed through the streets of Abidjan on 17 June from the airport at Port-Bouët towards his political headquarters in upmarket Cocody, ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's...

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Many shoes to fill

The death of the prime minister leaves the race to be Ouattara's political successor wide open

Four prominent onlookers, dressed in black, oversaw the arrival on 14 March of the remains of Hamed Bakayoko, the former Ivorian Prime Minister and Defence Minister seen by many as...


Old demons resurface

Last year’s electoral violence could be a foretaste of things to come as the three big political figures start to fade from view

The hit from the Covid-19 pandemic means that President Alassane Ouattara will find it much harder to mask political and ethnic tensions and stark inequality with stellar economic ...


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