Intelligence chief Vassiriki Traoré in Paris
Le chef de la Direction des services extérieurs (DSE) a discrètement séjourné en France fin février.
Breaking news published on 23/09/21, 12.30 p.m - Increasingly strained relations between the director of the ruling RHDP party Adama Bictogo and Prime Minister Patrick Achi have led Alassane Ouattara to create a new committee, aimed at bringing the party into line.
A quiet technocrat who has worked at the presidency for more than 10 years, Fidèle Sarassro is standing in this week's parliamentary elections in his home town of Sinématiali. His campaign is getting strong behind-the-scenes backing from the Ivorian president, who is trying to foster the emergence of new political leaders in the Senufo-dominated north of the country.