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Côte d’Ivoire

Henri Konan Bédié

Date of Birth: 5 May 1934
Place of Birth: Dadiékro, Daoukro Department


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Smart money, prickly politics

Gbagbo’s trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) may be less of a flashpoint than predicted, even though his rendition to the Netherlands reopened old wounds and strained relations between the governing coalition party, Ouattara’s Rassemblement démocratique républicain (RDR) and ex-President Henri Konan Bédié’s Parti démocratique de la Côte d’Ivoire (PDCI)...


Gbagbo to the Hague, nation to the polls

The two former coalition partners – the mainly Muslim and northern Rassemblement des républicains (RDR), led by President Alassane Dramane Ouattara, and the mainly southern, once ruling, Parti démocratique de Côte d’Ivoire (PDCI), led by ex-President Henri Konan Bédié – have effectively split up the countries’ constituencies between them...


Holding their breath

The political map remains regionally divided and the election will be decided by the supporters of Henri Konan Bédié, who was knocked out in the first round, having come third with 25...


And then, there were two

Much will depend on what the supporters of the third running candidate, former President Henri Konan Bédié, choose to do: he won 25...


A dubious election date, again

The reaction of opposition leader and former president Henri Konan Bédié of the Parti démocratique de Côte d’Ivoire (PDCI) has been muted, but former premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s Rassemblement des républicains (RDR) insists that the election date must be ‘definitive’ this time and that identity and polling cards must be distributed before the end of September...


Politicians waiting in the wings

Political activists of all tendencies are increasingly frustrated by the old guard of Laurent Gbagbo (65 years old), Henri Konan Bédié (76) and Alassane Dramane Ouattara (68)...


Another temporary fix

The big rival parties are the Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR), led by Alassane Dramane Ouattara and including many northern Muslims, and ex-President Henri Konan Bédié’s Parti Démocratique de Côte d’Ivoire, solidly based among the mainly southern Akan-speakers, especially the Baoulé...


The much-postponed polls

Former President Henri Konan Bédié and former Prime Minister Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO), through the Rassemblement des Houphouëtistes pour la Démocratie et la Paix, have agreed a mutual support pact in a hoped-for second round of voting...


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