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Côte d'Ivoire

Félix Houphouët-Boigny

Date of Birth: 18 October 1905
Died: 7 December 1993


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Reverse roles

The country has lacked leadership since founding President Félix Houphouët-Boigny died in 1993...


No holds barred

The attack focuses mainly on the claim that despite being briefly the late President Félix Houphouët-Boigny's Prime minister, Ouattara is 'foreign' and therefore disqualified according to the country's new nationality laws...


Savimbi's splitters

For example, Jorge Ornelas Sangumba was one of UNITA's most effective foreign representatives in the 1960-70s and was close to John Marques Kakumba, an Ovimbundu businessman who had married into the family of the late Ivorian President, Félix Houphouët-Boigny...


Franc-zone to Euroland

At the insistence of France the CFA was devalued in January 1994 (AC Vol 35 No 2) in the wake of the demise of Francophone Africa’s doyen Félix Houphouët-Boigny and despite strong opposition from Gabon’s President Omar Bongo...


Abidjan's anglos

UK companies believe that, thanks to Bédié’s more even-handed policy towards les Anglo-Saxons (compared to his super-Francophile predecessor the late Félix Houphouët-Boigny), they can now make headway in France’s business capital in Africa; Thiam’s visit to London is likely to be a busy one...


Politics for sale

The Aga Khan was close to the country’s foundingPresident, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, and keeps in touch with his successor...


Carpet crossing

Like Coulibally and Kobina, Diabate was a minister from 1991-93 in the government of Premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara which ended with the death of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny...


Doing the business

Helped by a mini-economic boom and political strong-arm tactics, President Henri Konan Bédié is looking more comfortable in power four years after the death of Félix Houphouët-Boigny...


West African wager

There was deep hostility between Nkrumah and Ivorian President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, who in all his 33 years in power never visited Ghana (though his antagonism softened after Nkrumah died in 1972)...


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