COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Alassane Ouattara
Population: 27,481,086 (2020)
Land Size: 332,462 sq km (124,503 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Jun 23, 2020: Former President Henri Konan Bédié, 86, Wants Comeback - AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire
[allAfrica] Former Ivorian president Henri Konan Bédié, 86, says he will be a candidate for the October 31 presidential election.
- Fri - Jun 12, 2020: As Cases Rise Along With Economic Hardship, Countries Grapple With Safely Easing Lockdowns - AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire
[Africa Renewal] Some four months after the first COVID-19 case in Africa was reported in Egypt, countries on the continent are beginning to ease public health and social measures, such as lockdowns and curfews, imposed to curb the spread of the pandemic.