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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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Blé Goudé's bad day

On 11 December, the International Criminal Court confirmed charges of murder, rape and other inhumane acts against Charles Blé Goudé, 42, a former Ivorian militia lea...


Polls beckon as Hollande flies in

Ouattara hopes the French President’s visit will help his coalition prepare for next year's elections. The main opposition is floundering

President François Hollande’s visit last week to Côte d’Ivoire was full of fanfares for regional security and doing business with France but behind the sce...


Who will follow Blé Goudé to the Hague?

After ex-President Gbagbo's cheerleader joins him for trial at the ICC, the court's investigations focus on President Ouattara's allies

Feted by his supporters in Abidjan's tough suburb of Yopougon as ‘the General of the Street’, the former Youth Minister Charles Blé Goudé landed on 22 Mar...


The price of peace

Ouattara’s government has been paying Liberian mercenaries to keep a truce, while others are on trial in Monrovia. It is proving a major political headache in Liberia

Côte d’Ivoire’s Great West region has been the site of deadly violence since civil conflict followed President Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s election victory ...


Long shadow of 2011

The parties prepare for next year’s elections amid strong economic growth but a disquieting inability to move on from the past

Côte d’Ivoire will enjoy robust economic growth in 2014, although against a background of political conflict rooted in the lingering divisions of the post-election cris...


Row over exiles

Claims that Ivorian secret agents are targeting pro-Laurent Gbagbo exiles in Ghana raise tensions again between Accra and Abidjan

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s government is sending undercover agents to Ghana to abduct or assassinate supporters of former President Laurent Ggabo there, according ...


Justice may have to wait

The government claims it treats both sides’ atrocities in the recent fighting even-handedly – it may prefer to let the reconciliation process slide

Militia leader Amadé Ouérémi has handed himself in for trial for the worst massacre of the 2010-11 post-election crisis, the slaughter of 3,000 people at Duékoué in March 2011. His...


Com-Zone, come all

The Forces Nouvelles plundered the area they controlled when they were confined to the north of the country, says the latest report by the United Nations Panel of Experts (PoE) on ...


Boycotts and masks

Many independent candidates are standing in the local elections but that doesn’t lessen the main political divide

At least half of the candidates which the Commission électorale indépendante (CEI) has accepted for the regional and municipal elections on 21 April are running as independents. On...


Independents in name

In Abidjan’s large suburb of Yopougon, seven of nine candidates are standing as independents, with one candidate from the Parti démocratique de Côte d’Ivoire-Rassemblement démocrat...


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