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Amadou Gon Coulibaly

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


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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...


Electoral arithmetic

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara had signalled his readiness to retire but has now postponed a final decision until mid-next year as he faces up to the reality that none of his most trusted political heirs – Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly Vice-President Daniel Kablan Duncan and Defence Minister Hamed Bakayoko – is an obvious potential election favourite...


All bets are off

Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly remains the favourite but Defence Minister Hamed Bakayoko has never taken his eye off the ball...


A rapidly growing field

These were hitherto seen as the RDR's Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly or Defence Minister Hamed Bakayoko and the PDCI vice-president Daniel Kablan Duncan or Energy Minister Thierry Tanoh or even the increasingly estranged Parliamentary Speaker Guillaume Soro (nominally RDR) (AC Vol 59 No 3 Jockeying for position and Vol 59 No 14 Move over grandad)...


Lining up for battle

The three protagonists will be former rebel leader and current Parliament Speaker Guillaume Soro defence minister and former presidential favourite Hamed Bakayoko and the latest anointed heir Amadou Gon Coulibaly the current Prime Minister...


Move over, grandad

On 4 July Ouattara dissolved the current government retaining Amadou Gon Coulibaly as Prime Minister but ordering him to purge the cabinet of PDCI members...


On Ouattara's terms

Continuing his steady ascent Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly got the second highest post first vice-president confirming his status as heir apparent at the expense of Bakayoko...


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