Home central and west africa politics IVORY COAST 07/03/2018 Alassane Ouattara forges ahead alone towards 2020 Isolated in his ivory tower, the Ivorian president wants to head off any potential challengers to his continuing rule. Analysis. [...] (379 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? 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[...] Breaking news IVORY COAST 08/01/2019 Alassane Ouattara issues an ultimatum to Guillaume Soro After numerous postponements, the meeting between Alassane Ouattara and Guillaume Soro finally took place in Abidjan on January 5. The [...] IVORY COAST 03/10/2018 Tensions between Bedie and Ouattara reach breaking point In open disagreement over the stance to adopt in 2020, Henri Konan Bedie wants nothing more to do with his ex-ally. [...] IVORY COAST 05/09/2018 The palace dashes Saf Cacao's hopes Liquidated in July, the top Ivorian exporter has fallen victim to political manoeuvrings in the country. The latest revelations. [...] IVORY COAST 18/07/2018 Maurice Kakou Guikahue makes waves The executive secretary of the Parti democratique de Cote d'Ivoire (PDCI), Maurice Kakou Guikahue, returned to Ivory Coast on 12 [...] Spotlight IVORY COAST 18/07/2018 Will Ouattara manage to shut out his ‘friend' Bedie by 2020? Henri Konan Bedie (aka HKB), a political ally (of convenience) of Alassane Ouattara since 2010, is fuming at the behaviour of the Ivorian president, who is also the leader of the Rassemblement des Republicains (RDR). [...] IVORY COAST 17/07/2018 Why Thierry Tanoh almost lost his oil portfolio? The Ivorian minister of energy and oil Thierry Tanoh narrowly missed being fired in early July during a sweeping government [...] CHINA IVORY COAST 04/07/2018 Airbus outmanoeuvres China Great Wall Industry Corp. The European conglomerate has been chosen over the Chinese firm to put the first Ivorian satellite into orbit. An exclusive. [...] IVORY COAST 01/05/2018 Bictogo brothers reconcile political class over Lizetta bauxite On April 16, brothers Michel Bictogo and Salif Bictogo succeeded in forming a large gathering of elected representatives from Moronou, [...] IVORY COAST 25/04/2018 Henri Konan Bedie and Alassane Ouattara strive to avoid a clash President Alassane Ouattara and Henri Konan Bedie (aka HKB), the [...] IVORY COAST 21/03/2018 Soro resists Ouattara's charms Alassane Ouattara has launched a charm offensive aimed at bringing [...] Breaking news IVORY COAST 16/03/2018 Ouattara and Bedie bury the hatchet - for now – on Houphouet's home turf Alassane Ouattara and Henry Konan Bedie, who are allies in the Rassemblement des Houphouetistes pour la Democratie et la Paix [...] IVORY COAST 21/02/2018 Is Soro envisaging 2020 without the Rassemblement des Republicains? Although he is the deputy chairman of the Rassemblement des [...] IVORY COAST LIBERIA 24/01/2018 Weah and Ouattara hit on a ‘win-win' partnership The Ivorian president has already engaged in a strategic rapprochement with Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's successor. [...] IVORY COAST 29/03/2017 Ties between PDCI & RDR under strain Free The question of which party will produce a successor to Alassane Ouattara is already stirring behind-the-scenes tension. [...] Spotlight IVORY COAST 30/11/2016 Who will stop the all- powerful King Ouattara? Alassane Ouattara has shown himself to be a master of political machinations. If politics were football, he would surely win a prize for best dribbler at the 2017 African Nations Cup in Gabon. Having contributed to the implosion of Laurent [. [...] IVORY COAST 28/10/2015 Thierry Tanoh tipped to become PM The former head of Ecobank is well-placed to succeed Daniel Kablan Duncan as prime minister in the new administration. [...] 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. [...] Spotlight IVORY COAST 21/11/2012 Ouattara caught in the middle Even if Alassane Ouattara did warn Henri Konan Bedie on November 13 that he wanted to dissolve Prime Minister Jeannot Ahoussou’s government, the speed and the scope of the move which became public the next day took many by surprise. [...] IVORY COAST 23/03/2011 Ouattara keeps it in the family Ivory Coast's rival presidents Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara have one thing in common: family. 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