Ivory Coast Prime Minister passes Away


Ivory Coast Prime Minister Dies


The prime minister of Ivory Coast, a candidate for president in a coming election, died suddenly, the country’s president announced on Wednesday.

The death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, 61, cast uncertainty on the West African country’s presidential election in three months, in which he was to be the ruling party’s candidate. The cause of death was not immediately clear.

 

  • Capital: Yamoussoukro
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Country in West Africa

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