Bédié, Gbagbo, Ouattara… Spectre of 2010 hangs over 2020 presidential election
The aerial choreography over Ivory Coast promises to be interesting on 22 December. The A330 of the French president Emmanuel Macron is due to take off from Bouaké at the end of the day (WAN 813) and may well cross [. [...]
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. [...]