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Côte d'Ivoire

Félix Houphouët-Boigny

Date of Birth: 18 October 1905
Died: 7 December 1993

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Chirac's last Cannes-Cannes

The approaching end of President Jacques Chirac's reign marks the end of an era just as the exits of French President François Mitterrand and Ivorian President Félix Houphouët-Boigny in the 1990s ended an earlier phase in Franco-African relations...

Peace postponed

They style themselves the Alliance de Houphouëtistes pour la Démocratie et la Paix in reference to Côte d'Ivoire's founding father Félix Houphouët-Boigny who chose to build an economy rather than a nation but is revered for the peace and prosperity the country then enjoyed...

Franc-zone to Euroland

At the insistence of France the CFA was devalued in January 1994 (AC Vol 35 No 2) in the wake of the demise of Francophone Africa’s doyen Félix Houphouët-Boigny and despite strong opposition from Gabon’s President Omar Bongo...

Abidjan's anglos

UK companies believe that thanks to Bédié’s more even-handed policy towards les Anglo-Saxons (compared to his super-Francophile predecessor the late Félix Houphouët-Boigny) they can now make headway in France’s business capital in Africa; Thiam’s visit to London is likely to be a busy one...

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