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Amadou Gon Coulibaly

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


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When the parties go to pieces

The President's omnipresent younger brother Téné Birahima Ouattara aka 'photocopie' was widely rumoured to be anointed his brother's dauphin after the deaths of Ouattara's first two choices Amadou Gon Coulibaly and Hamed Bakayoko but it was not to be (AC Vol 62 No 6 Many shoes to fill)...


Warrant worries

Similarly the Ivorian government spokesman Amadou Coulibaly told local media on 7 July that the government had made no decision regarding Keïta...


Old foes re-enter the ring

However having first taken on the mantle of a lofty figure far above the fray the sudden death of his preferred successor Amadou Gon Coulibaly plunged him back into the political hurly burly (AC Vol 61 No 15 Quest for a new dauphin)...


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)...


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