Silent since his arrest in April 2011, Ivorian former president Laurent Gbagbo waited until the last minute to speak. It was a way to prove to ... Ivorians and his great rival, President Alassane Ouattara, that he can still influence the political game.
Less than ten days before an election in which his candidacy was invalidated and of which he swore would not take place, Guillaume Soro remains ... an unknown variable in the complex Ivorian equation. From his exile in Paris, can he still influence the ballot?
In Yamoussoukro, a stronghold of the opposition PDCI, the call for civil disobedience issued by the opposition has a certain amount of appeal ... ahead of the 31 October presidential election. However, the ruling government hasn’t given up on wooing this city that is equal parts symbolic and diverse.