Bitter dual nationality issue hangs over 2025 presidential poll

Patrick Achi, Tidjane Thiam and Jean-Louis Billon (from left to right).
Patrick Achi, Tidjane Thiam and Jean-Louis Billon (from left to right). © Legnan Koula/EPA/MaxPPP, Ennio Leanza/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP, Sia Kambou/AFP
Patrick Achi, Tidjane Thiam, and Jean-Louis Billon are among the names being bandied about as future Ivorian leaders after the 2025 election. But all three might be adversely affected by the constitutional ban on presidential candidates holding dual nationality. [...] (626 words)
Issue dated 21/10/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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