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Côte d'Ivoire

Hamed Bakayoko

Date of Birth: 8 March 1965
Place of Birth: Abidjan


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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...


On Ouattara's terms

Missing out was not just Bictogo but also Cissé Bacongo Hamed Bakayoko Amadou Soumahoro and party veteran Gilbert Koné Kafana the mayor of Abidjan's politically turbulent Yopougon suburb...


Warning shots from the army

Hamed Bakayoko stays on as Interior and Security Minister and is still one of the favourites for Ouattara's job; Adama Koné keeps his Economy and Finance portfolio; Sansan Kambilé remains at Justice while Jean-Claude Brou stays at Mines and Industry and Bruno Nagbané Koné at Post Telecommunications and Information Technology and is also government spokesperson...


Ouattara shores up legacy

Gon Coulibaly Interior Minister Hamed Bakayoko ('Hambak') Ouattara's preferred successor and Soro are embroiled in a struggle for the controls of the RDR...


Parties to many disputes 

They include Gon Coulibaly (Minister of State Secretary General to the Presidency) Hamed Bakayoko (Minister of Internal Affairs and Security and still considered Ouattara's preferred successor) and the omnipresent Soumahoro...


ADO looks ahead

All indications are that this will be Interior Minister Hamed Bakayoko rising star in the RDR and a Freemason who seven months ago became Grand Master of the Grande Loge de Côte d'Ivoire a position from which he could wield considerable influence...


Soro has phone trouble

He sent for his Interior Minister and intended successor Hamed Bakayoko while attending this month's United Nations COP21 Climate Change Conference in France...


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