Home central and west africa politics IVORY COAST Issue dated 06/05/2015 Konan Banny hones presidential challenge to Ouattara Ex-prime minister Charles Konan Banny will be the wild card in Ivory Coast’s presidential elections later this year. He is preparing a campaign of broad appeal to undercut Ouattara. [...] (342 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MOROCCO Business 03/07/2020 ESL & Network lays groundwork for World Bank, IMF gathering in Marrakesh ANGOLA Business 30/06/2020 Lourenço wants to make up for diamond road repair blunder CAMEROON Politics 26/06/2020 Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending Paul Biya's twilight years Access the free section On the same subject Breaking news IVORY COAST 23/01/2018 Exclusive. Mamadou Koulibaly buries the hatchet with Gbagbo in The Hague Liberte pour la Democratie (Lider) party chairman Mamadou Koulibaly, who was National Assembly president under Laurent Gbagbo (2000-2011), paid a [...] Spotlight IVORY COAST 16/09/2015 Ouattara serenely lays re-election plans In contrast with 2010, when post-electoral violence plunged Ivory Coast into chaos and Alassane Ouattara was kept waiting for the presidency, the elections on October 25 look set to be an easy ride for the incumbent. [...] IVORY COAST 17/06/2015 Cash-strapped electoral commission goes cap in hand Five months away from the presidential elections, the commission responsible for organising the presidential elections is running short of funds. [...] IVORY COAST 03/06/2015 Amara Essy struggling to launch campaign A dissident candidate from the PDCI-RDA in October’s presidential elections, the former secretary-general of the African Union (AU) Amara Essy [...] IVORY COAST 06/05/2015 Pro-government press lyrical over Ouattara’s nomination Pro-government media went over the top in their coverage of [...] IVORY COAST 15/04/2015 Alassane Ouattara picks presidential campaign team Incumbent Alassane Ouattara is putting together his campaign team ahead of the presidential elections this October. He is very much hoping to win a first round victory. [...] IVORY COAST 01/04/2015 Gbagbo receives visitors at The Hague Candidates for Ivory Coast’s presidential elections are among many visitors to Laurent Gbagbo, who remains influential in Ivorian politics despite his imprisonment in The Hague on war crimes charges. [...] IVORY COAST 04/03/2015 Bedie fails to rein in presidential upstarts Despite PDCI party chief Henri Konan Bedie’s efforts to make them change their minds, four key figures in the party founded by Felix Houphouet Boigny are determined to run in Ivory Coast’s presidential elections in October. [...] IVORY COAST 04/02/2015 Ouattara and Konan Banny jostle to invest in bonds Ivory Coast’s recent treasury bond issue triggered a fresh bout of rivalry between the president and the former PM. [...] IVORY COAST 17/12/2014 PDCI : Bedie stays calm Henri Konan Bedie is determined to back Alassane Ouattara’s bid for reelection in 2015, despite a revolt by several barons of his PDCI party. [...] Spotlight IVORY COAST 18/09/2013 Bedié's succession set to cause fireworks at PDCI Although he is now nearly 80, almost five years too old to run again, Henri Konan Bédié is far from ready to bow out gracefully as leader of the Parti Démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI), Ivory Coast's former single party. [...] SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com - Region SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 Previous Next Receive prompts for these topics IVORY COAST Alassane Ouattara Amara Essy Atse Boua BCEAO Charles Konan Banny Fatou Diomande FPI Gerard Philippe Gnanssou Henri Konan Bedie Jerome Kablan Brou Konan Kouadio Bertin Laurent Gbagbo Lider Mamadou Coulibaly Marcel Zady Kessi Maurice Kakou Guikahue Noel Nemlin Party PDCI-RDA Rassemblement des Republicains Simplice Yode Dion See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?