Gon Coulibaly's departure for medical treatment in Paris has upset Alassane Ouattara's presidential election campaign
The Ivorian president had been due to install a "campaign" government to prepare for the elections but Amadou Gon Coulibaly's unexpected departure for Paris has forced him to review his plans. [...]
Who can stop Amadou Gon Coulibaly in 2020?
Though in public he is still maintaining the suspense over whether he will run again for president in 2020, Alassane Ouattara is freely admitting in private that he ultimately wants his longstanding ally and current prime minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly [. [...]
Ouattara stokes hostilities between Soro and Bakayoko with 2020 in mind
By appointing Hamed Bakayoko as minister of defence in the government reshuffle of 19 July, Alassane Ouattara has ratcheted up the tensions and divisions between his two putative heirs apparent, at the risk of sparking a political crisis. [...]