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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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After the phoney war

The government put the death toll at 36; former President Henri Konan Bédié claimed up to 500 had been shot dead...


Another year, another plot

IB played a leading role in the December 1999 coup that toppled President Henri Konan Bédié, and is assumed to have been behind the 19 September 2002 rebellion, though both he and the former rebel leaders now in government deny it...


Paris plotters

A leader of the 1999 coup that toppled President Henri Konan Bédié and a key figure behind the September 2002 rebellion, IB left his Burkina Faso refuge for France on 20 August after falling out with President Blaise Compaoré...


Unity's opponents

Gaston Ouassenan Koné was proposed but he proved controversial because he heads the parliamentary group of former President Henri Konan Bédié's Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI), which would give the former single party an extra seat...


Hard-core Gbagbo

Former President Henri Konan Bédié is in Paris and Laurent Dona Fologo has been shunted upstairs to the advisory Conseil Economique et Social, where he can mourn the welcome for foreigners preached by Côte d'Ivoire's first President, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, without rocking the boat...


Foul play

Former President Henri Konan Bédié, who wants his old job back, curiously defended the 'beauty' of the original concept of Ivoirité...


The view from the Seine

One striking image from his visit to Abidjan was a photograph of De Villepin with Gbagbo and former President Henri Konan Bédié...


Whose army?

Henri Konan Bédié, the former president toppled by Gueï and head of the once monolithic PDCI, is surprisingly quiet in his opulent lagoon-side home...


A la carte

The FPI and ex-President Henri Konan Bédié's Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire each won 18 councils...


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