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Côte d'Ivoire

Jean-Louis Billon

Date of Birth: 8 December 1964
Place of Birth: Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire


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Ouattara leads in a perilous poll

It was rumoured that the threat of financial or tax probes hung over Thierry Tanoh and Jean-Louis Billon the most likely younger alternatives to Bédié as candidate for the opposition Parti démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI)...

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Ouattara and son

) The former ministers Thierry Tanoh and Jean-Louis Billon are the names most often cited and the latter certainly seeks to present the PDCI as a 'team' (AC Vol 60 No 7 Electoral arithmetic)...


Electoral arithmetic

Some speculate that he might copy Malaysia's nonagenarian Mahathir Mohamad and promise to stand aside after a year or two in favour of a vice-presidential running mate from the younger generation – such as Thierry Tanoh or Jean-Louis Billon...


All bets are off

Bédié has already sent the PDCI Executive Secretary former commerce minister and businessman Jean-Louis Billon to see Gbagbo in his Brussels home to prepare the ground for a direct meeting between the two...


Two suitors for the FPI

She thanked Ouattara for releasing the prisoners but it didn't stop her meeting PDCI secretary Jean-Louis Billon two days later...


Jockeying for position

Its octogenarian leader ex-President Henri Konan Bédié has already managed to sideline the young talent in his own party – including bright stars like Kouadio Konan Bertin Jean-Louis Billon and Thierry Tanoh – but he is clear about one thing: the next presidential candidate preferably running under an RHDP flag will come from his party's ranks...


Warning shots from the army

None of the business-oriented PDCI hopefuls (Jean-Louis Billon who lost his ministerial post at Commerce Brou and Thierry Tanoh) has a seat in Parliament...


Parties to many disputes 

Others who may also be vying for the party's top job such as Commerce Minister Jean-Louis Billon have been similarly non-committal...


ADO looks ahead

Symbols of a new generation of contenders include former youth leader and dissident Kouadio Konan Bertin Commerce Minister Jean-Louis Billon and former Ecobank boss Thierry Tanoh (AC Vol 55 No 6 Tanoh goes as Ecobank cleans house)...


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