Côte d'Ivoire Vice-President Takes Office Amid Army Discontent
Daniel Kablan Duncan's appointment comes after changes to the constitution were approved last year in an effort to calm social and politcal unrest.
RFI, 16 January 2017
Daniel Kablan Duncan was sworn in as the new Vice-president of Côte d'Ivoire on Monday-- the first vice president in the history of the country. His appointment comes after… Read more »
Daniel Kablan Duncan is an experienced technocrat who served five years as prime minister.
Cote d'Ivoire: Mutinying Troops Strike Deal With Government in Bouake
Al Jazeera, 14 January 2017
The Ivory Coast's government and mutinying troops have reached a final deal at talks in Bouake, government sources said, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire at barracks… Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire: Rebel Military Forces Reach Deal With Govt
Deutsche Welle, 13 January 2017
Soldiers had cut off access to several cities in Ivory Coast to push through their demands in negotiation with the government. Gun shots were heard in several parts of the country,… Read more »
Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan's resignation had been expected following last month's elections, but was reportedly delayed by the army revolt. Read more »
Mutinous soldiers have released Defense Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi, after President Alassane Ouattara went on national television to say a deal with the troops to end the ... Read more »