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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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Interregnum

Three years ago, the Fund froze lending, in response to corruption and financial mismanagement by President Henri Konan Bédié's government...


The barricades again

Amid the ostentatious camaraderie former President Henri Konan Bédié was glum, sitting awkwardly opposite General Robert Gueï, who ousted him in a coup in December 1999...


Accident-prone

None of the three main opposition figures - ex President Henri Konan Bédié, General Robert Gueï and ex-Premier Alassane Ouattara - turned up at the opening ceremony on 9 October...


In denial

Henri Konan Bédié, who came to power after the death of Independence leader Félix Houphouët-Boigny in 1993, refused to negotiate with soldiers who mutinied for pay in December 1999...


Mobile bank

We hear that Ouegnin calmly said: 'I accompanied President Félix Houphouët-Boigny to his grave and President Henri Konan Bédié to his helicopter...


Gbagbo rides the tiger

Certainly, Gbagbo has wrung every gram of political advantage from the 'Ivoirité' doctrine - Côte d'Ivoire for Ivorians and no 'foreigners' in Ivorian politics - pushed by his ousted predecessors President Henri Konan Bédié and General Robert Gueï...


Gbagbo's next test

The party has inherited a strong base all over the country but it is split between reformers and supporters of former President Henri Konan Bédié...


Gueï goes it alone

The Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire - formerly the ruling single party - backs Emile-Constant Bombet, President Henri Konan Bédié's Interior Minister until Gueï's coup; he could be disqualified because he stands accused of embezzlement...


The national question

So Gueï has lately been appealing for reconciliation with the ousted President Henri Konan Bédié (AC Vol 41 No 9), who has been in Paris since Gueï's coup d'état on 24 December...


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