Cote d’Ivoire: Ivory Coast Prime Minister, Gon Coulibaly, Is Dead

The Prime Minister of Ivory Coast and a candidate for October’s presidential election, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, has died.

He died on Wednesday at the age 61, after falling ill at a ministerial meeting.

Mr Coulibaly returned from France two weeks ago after two months of receiving heart treatment.

He received a heart transplant in 2012 and had travelled to Paris on May 2 for the insertion of a stent.

Upon his return, he was quoted to have said: “I am back to take my place by the side of the president,…

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