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Ivory Coast updates: Will Gbagbo run? Will Ouattara?

By |July 30, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , , |

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo has applied for a passport so he can visit Ivory Coast, according to a statement by his lawyer reported [...]

Ivory Coast Prime Minister’s passing causing concern for upcoming election

By |July 10, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , |

The passing of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly at age 61 heightens the volatility and uncertainty surrounding Ivory Coast’s presidential election in October. Gon [...]

Ouattara will not run for third term in Ivorian election

By |March 6, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara has announced that he will not run for a third term, ending months of speculation. Ouattara had previously argued [...]

Ivorian political drama ahead of October elections

By |January 14, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , |

The men who would be president? Amid a healthy main crop, the political environment in Ivory Coast is gaining more attention with dramatic developments [...]