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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

Population: 20.81 mn.
GDP: $34.0 bn.
Debt: $11.3 bn.

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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...


Terror on the beach

The nation's first jihadist terrorist attack claimed 22 lives on 13 March as politicians on all sides tried to use it to score points against each other. The initial target for Al ...


ADO looks ahead

Reconciling the nation, purging the army and restoring a stable political culture are the President's big challenges in his second term

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's second term in office will be about bestowing a legacy of lasting political stability and economic reconstruction when he leaves office in 202...


Soro has phone trouble

The former rebel leader is a problem for the President, who may now have the means to dispense with his disreputable ally

The Speaker of the Ivorian Parliament, former rebel leader and ex-Prime Minister Guillaume Soro, made a lot of telephone calls to the men responsible for September's attempted coup...


Ouattara walks it

A decisive victory brings a chance to ease out the corrupt militiamen in government and relaunch the economy

The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Youssouf Bakayoko, had an easier time of it last month than five years ago. That's when one of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's y...


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