Cote d'Ivoire: Former Chief of Defense Staff Appointed as an Ambassador

General Philippe Mangou, the chief of defense staff under the previous government, has been appointed as Cote d'Ivoire's ambassador to Gabon, says a front-page story in Fraternite Matin. According to the paper, Mangou's nomination was confirmed yesterday during the Council of Ministers meeting presided over by President Ouattara.

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