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Amadou Gon Coulibaly

Date of Birth: 10 February 1959
Place of Birth: 8 July 2020


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Many shoes to fill

President Alassane Ouattara – there with his wife Dominique and Bakayoko's widow and daughter – was visibly affected by his close ally's death which came less than a year after the death of Bakayoko's predecessor as Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly (AC Vol 61 No 15 Quest for a new dauphin)...


Ouattara leads in a perilous poll

Many Ivorians are angered by the manner in which the president has pushed the legal limits – on the grounds of a new constitution introduced in 2016 – to restart the two-term limit clock and stand for a third successive mandate after the sudden death in July of his chosen successor candidate Amadou Gon Coulibaly (AC Vol 61 No 15 Quest for a new dauphin)...

President Emmanuel Macron had welcomed Ouattara to the Elysée for lunch on 4 September but his officials publicly stated that France remained firmly of the view that the Ivorian head of state should have stuck to his retirement plan and left the RHDP to choose a new succession candidate after Amadou Gon Coulibaly's death...

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Quest for a new dauphin

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 Coulibaly...


Crisis summit as insurgents head south

On top of the insurgency edging southwards there are worries of more political turmoil if the succession of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly to the presidency in October's elections doesn't take place...


An 80s classic

That's what Henri Konan Bédié – who was president from 1993 to 1999 – is doing in the elections set for October hoping to ally his supporters with those of other opposition figures unable to join the contest and challenge the government candidate Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly (AC Vol 61 No 6 Ouattara and son)...


Affairs of state and of the heart

It comes at a bad moment for President Alassane Ouattara and the governing Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) as their candidate in the presidential elections due in October – Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly – is resting in Paris after cardiac treatment...


Ouattara and son

The crucial first stage of the race to succeed President Alassane Ouattara ended quickly when Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly was hastily named as the candidate of the ruling Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) for October's presidential election...


Portents over the presidency

However Ouattara appears unconvinced that either of his two potential chosen successors – the politically wooden Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly and or the Defence Minister Hamed Bakayoko – can be counted on to deliver victory and protect the RHDP legacy...


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