Cote d’Ivoire: Ivory Coast Prime Minister Coulibaly Dies Suddenly

The prime minister was expected to lead the party in October’s presidential election. President Alassane Ouattara said the country was in mourning.

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly died suddenly on Wednesday aged 61.

The secretary to President Alassane Ouattara read a statement from the president on state TV confirming Coulibaly’s death.

“Fellow compatriots, Ivory Coast is mourning. It is with deep pain that I announce to you that Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly has left us,” he…

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