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Voilà plus de dix ans que la Côte d’Ivoire se débat dans une instabilité économique et sociale majeure pour laquelle le peuple Ivoirien a déjà payé un lourd tribut.
Aujourd’hui, ce peuple fatigué après cette décennie a montré au monde qu’il restait confiant en l’avenir et voulait encore croire aux [...]
African leaders held talks on Monday in Ivory Coast with the aim of resolving the Electoral crisis after run off polls held in November of 2010. Meeting first with Laurent Gbagbo this afternoon at the Presidential Palace and then Alassane Ouattara later at the Golf Hotel in Abidjan, the talks ended this evening with no [...]
In an interview this week with BBC, the spokesman for Ouattara’s camp, Patrick Achi has said, “We ask [ed: Laurent Gbagbo] to concede defeat, recognize that the president of the Ivory Coast is Alassane Ouattara and once this happens, everything is possible.”
Ouattara refuses “any negotiations” with Laurent Gbagbo, who has himself stated that he is [...]
The U.N. Security Council failed on Friday to agree to a statement backing Ivory Coast’s opposition presidential candidate Alassane Ouattara as the victor due to objections from Russia, U.N. diplomats said.
“There won’t be anything tonight,” a Western diplomat told Reuters on condition of anonymity. “We’re still working on it.”
Several diplomats said Russia objected to the [...]
It is now confirmed that the press is not welcome in the offices of the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) in Abidjan. The national television network RTI, who had taken up residence in the premises of the CEI was asked to leave. The Electoral Commission have declared that they would like to give results to the [...]
After the success of the first round of voting, without doubt, this debate is yet another historic victory for the Ivory Coast and for the continent as a whole.
It was disappointing and regrettable that one person died in the prelude to this debate on Friday, and meant that it was all the more important that [...]
The very first ever televised face à face political debate in the history of the Ivory Coast is planned to take place on Thursday this week, the 25th November 2010 at 21:00 GMT, (according to the Conseil national de la communication audiovisuelle – cnca).
Local press have said that this debate will be a victory for [...]
Since Barack Obama’s campaign in 2008, no modern Presidential Election candidate can even consider not taking advantage of the various social networking opportunities now available. We have compared Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara’s presence on Facebook and Twitter. So here are the facts:
134 People follow Ouattara on twitter
(Ouattara follows 148 people)
751 Updates in [...]
Laurent Koudou GBAGBO
Also known as “LG”
(born 31 May 1945) 65 years old
Representing the FPI (Ivorian Popular Front) as part of the LMP (The Presidential Majority – 14 united political parties supporting Gbagbo’s policies) in 2010 Presidential Elections in the Ivory Coast.
(French version: http://www.gbagbo.ci/gbagbo_documents.asp?view=1269.html&titre=PRESIDENTIELLE_2009_-_LAURENT_GBAGBO_:_)
I am a candidate because I have a project [...]
Alassane Dramane OUATTARA
Also known as “ADO”
(born 1 January 1942) 67 years old
Representing the RDR (Rally of Republicans) Political Party in 2010 Presidential Elections in the Ivory Coast
(French version: http://www.adosolutions.ci/ado/lire.php?link=politique)
I am running in the next presidential election because I love my country; I want and I can be useful to my countrymen and women.