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Nov 15th, 2012
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In Mali, Ansar Dine, one of the armed Islamist groups occupying northern Mali, said Wednesday it was no longer seeking to impose strict sharia law across the entire country, but still wanted to keep it in its stronghold of Kidal, RNW reports. “We are waiving the application of sharia law across the e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara dissolved his government in a surprise move on Wednesday, citing a lack of solidarity within his coalition cabinet. Ouattara became president in the West African state after beating incumbent Laurent Gbagbo in a 2010 run-off election with the backing of...
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May 10th, 2012
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After a year in office, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara is betting a rapid revival of the West African nation’s economy will help heal lingering divisions following a decade of political deadlock and armed conflict. The results so far have been impressive, with faster-than-expected reco...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Apr 24th, 2012
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Duekoue – Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara headed to the western town of Duekoue on Monday, the scene of the worst killings during the post-election crisis. Ouattara’s visit to Duekoue comes at the end of a three-day trip to the west, his first time in the region since taki...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 14th, 2012
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Abidjan – Ivory Coast’s president Alassane Ouattara took the crucial post of defence minister in a new government which was unveiled on Tuesday. Prime Minister Jeannot Ahoussou-Kouadio will also serve as justice minister in the new cabinet, the presidency said in a statement. The announce...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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‘They tell you in the mainstream media that Quattara won? How did he win? Who decides on who wins elections? What constitutional body has absolute and final say on election malpractices? The Supreme Court.’ Alassane Ouattara is the current president of Ivory Coast, selected by France and the United S...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Jan 18th, 2012
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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire,  Remarks Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire January 17, 2012 PRESIDENT OUATTARA: (Via interpreter) Madam Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, first of all, on behalf of the Government and the people of Cote d’Ivoire, and also on m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 14th, 2011
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Abidjan – Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s party was on the cusp of an outright parliamentary majority on Wednesday that may put its political alliances to the test. With results in for 228 of the 255 seats in the legislature, public television said Ouattara’s Rally of Repu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 12th, 2011
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Abidjan – The low turnout in Ivory Coast elections amounted to a “silent revolt” that had deprived President Alassane Ouattara of legitimacy, a spokesperson for deposed leader Laurent Gbagbo said on Monday. Justin Kone Katinan claimed that Sunday’s polls had seen a record low ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 12th, 2011
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Abidjan – Ivory Coast awaited results from its first parliamentary elections for a decade, with officials saying a boycott by the opposition had done little to disrupt voting in the country recovering from a crippling civil war. Election officials said they expected most of the results from Sun...