Tag: Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly

Ivorian Ex-President’s Wife Seeks Pardon for Husband Before Election

Ivory Coast’s former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, called for President Alassane Ouattara to grant her husband amnesty and restore his civic rights ahead of Oct. 31 presidential polls. “Whether Laurent…

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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’s President Flirts With Third Term Bid

The sudden death of Alassane Ouattara’s chosen successor could see him run for a third term as president of Ivory Coast, countering the push in Africa to limit leaders’ stay…

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