Tag: Alassane Ouattara

Ivory Coast President Seeks Third Term After Protege’s Death

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara will seek re-election in October after the death last month of the ruling party’s candidate, former Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly. Ouattara’s candidacy upends his…

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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara Appoints Defense Minister as New Premier

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara appointed Hamed Bakayoko as prime minister, replacing Amadou Gon Coulibaly who died in office earlier this month. The appointment was announced in a decree issued…

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Five West African Presidents Storm Mali to Resolve Political Crisis

Five West African heads of state descended on Mali to try and resolve a political crisis that is destabilizing the region. Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara and his counterparts from Senegal,…

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