Côte d’Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara announced on 5 March that he would pass the torch to a new generation, but leader of the Democratic ... Party of Côte d’Ivoire (PDCI) Henri Konan Bédié and former president Laurent Gbagbo have every intention of pursuing their presidential ambitions.
Several controversies have erupted in Côte d’Ivoire over how the government is managing the health crisis and imposing restrictive measures ... on citizens. But many Ivorians are observing that certain public figures are getting special treatment while parliamentary business is continuing on as usual.
Pascal Affi N'Guessan, President of the officially recognized branch of the Front populaire ivoirien (FPI), met with Vice-President Daniel Kablan ... Duncan on 13 February. Among the subjects discussed was the return of Laurent Gbagbo to Côte d'Ivoire.