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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

Population: 23.69 mn.
GDP: $36.37 bn.
Debt: $11.34 bn.

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Lining up for battle

Falling support for the President’s party in local elections is a foretaste of the national vote in 2020

The ruling party could only count on mixed results in the just-ended regional and local elections, held on 13 October. President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's Rassemblement des houp...


Two suitors for the FPI

The political landscape has been in flux ever since Henri Konan Bédié's Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI) left the Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et l...


Move over, grandad

A split between the country's two dominant political godfathers is widening, creating an opening for the former guerrilla leader Guillaume Soro

The stability of the Ivorian political system has depended on the famed rapport between President Alassane Dramane Ouattara and the long-time leader of the Parti démocratique de Cô...


Jockeying for position

With presidential elections two years away, ambitious politicians in the ruling party are manoeuvring to inherit Ouattara's mantle

'You can't be in government and in opposition at the same time. You must choose.' Joël N'Guessan, one of the ruling Rassemblement des républicains (RDR) Vice-Presidents, thus addr...


On Ouattara's terms

The President whips his party into shape but the future of the coalition and its next presidential candidate is less clear

The third ordinary congress of the Rassemblement des républicains (RDR), held in Abidjan on 9 and 10 September, nine years after the second, was a mass rally to celebrate the achie...


Cash and cache

A third soldiers' mutiny this year ended on 15 May with the government promising 8,400 men would get the remainder of an €18,000 ($20,000) bonus. The bonus had been agreed at ...


Warning shots from the army

The new political establishment is consolidating but the soldiers' mutiny points to risks from unfinished business

The new Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, will need to deal quickly and decisively with the raft of problems that have exploded in the first weeks of the year: two mutinies, th...


Ouattara shores up legacy

The President seeks to entrench his party after his departure and improve the country's stability

Keeping the gunmen at bay is one reason that President Alassane Dramane Ouattara has launched a constitutional review. The other is to secure the future of his governing Rassemblem...


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 houphouëti...


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