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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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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 ...


Echoes of the dark days

The president's re-election has revived some of the deadly rivalries of the civil war era. His opponents say that his gestures towards reconciliation lack conviction

It was only hours after the Constitutional Court confirmed President Alassane Ouattara's overwhelming win at the 31 October presidential elections on 9 November that the victor ext...


Ouattara leads in a perilous poll

The president stands alone against the opposition front, but he is still favourite to win the elections at the end of the month

United in condemnation of Alassane Ouattara's bid for a third term, but failing to present a coherent alternative, the Ivorian opposition has all but written off its chances of pre...

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Quest for a new dauphin

The death of the prime minister faces the president with difficult choices. One of his riskiest options is to try to stay on

Politics is in deep turmoil following the sudden death on 8 July of the man widely expected to have become the new president by the end of the year, Prime Minister Amadou Gon Couli...


Crisis summit as insurgents head south

A deadly attack on Côte d'Ivoire focused the attention of President Macron and regional leaders in Nouakchott

The regional summit in the Mauritanian capital on 30 June started with a note of collective self-congratulation sounded by President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani speaking of reinforcemen...


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