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Côte d'Ivoire

Guillaume Kigbafori Soro

Date of Birth: 8 May 1972
Place of Birth: Diawala, Côte d'Ivoire


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Ouattara leads in a perilous poll

This year it is going to be a tall order for the 86-year-old Bédié to take on the 78-year-old Ouattara by fronting a campaign in the name of change while supported from exile by Gbagbo and former parliamentary speaker Guillaume Soro both shut out of the race...

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The downside of a landslide

The compliant CEI has also helpfully ruled that both former parliamentary speaker and militia leader Guillaume Soro and ex-President Laurent Gbagbo both potential candidates may not vote let alone stand for office...


Crisis summit as insurgents head south

However it wasn't long before responsibility for the attack was being directed at former prime minister and parliamentary speaker Guillaume Soro who's own fief Ferkessédougou is not far away...


An 80s classic

Former parliamentary speaker Guillaume Soro convicted in absentia on graft charges and sentenced to 20 years' jail is exiled in France...


Affairs of state and of the heart

Adding to that was the conviction in absentia on 28 April of the exiled former parliamentary speaker Guillaume Soro shutting him out of the presidential race...


Ouattara and son

Then the popular national assembly speaker Guillaume Soro resigned to launch his own presidential campaign and political movement...


Soro sounds off

Prevented from re-entering his country Guillaume Soro remains determined to stand in the presidential election (AC Vol 61 No 1 Portents over the presidency)...


Portents over the presidency

Guillaume Soro the former militia leader and the only politician yet to have declared his intention to stand was flying to Abidjan from Paris on 23 December when his private jet diverted to Accra after Soro learned of what he claimed was a planned attack on him on arrival in Abidjan...


Electoral arithmetic

Members of Côte d'Ivoire's National Assembly have been in session this week for the first time under the new Parliamentary Speaker Amadou Soumahoro installed by the ruling Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) to replace Guillaume Soro who quit the chair in February to launch his opposition career (AC Vol 60 No 4 All bets are off)...

Ouattara has lost his most charismatic if controversial potential heir – Guillaume Soro...

Soro threatOpinions are divided over whether Guillaume Soro has a real chance of victory next year...


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