Economy a double-edged sword in Ouattara's election campaign

A campaign poster for Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan, 15 October, 2020.
A campaign poster for Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan, 15 October, 2020. © LEGNAN KOULA/EFE/Newscom/MaxPPP
Campaigning for a third term in office, Alassane Ouattara has made great play of the country's economic growth and its respect for the conditions set by the IMF. The economic indicators he is using, however, are still being processed and could turn out less favourable than the Ivorian president imagines. [...] (333 words)
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