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Worry over Ivory Coast constitutional referendum [The Morning Call]

Worry over Ivory Coast constitutional referendum [The Morning Call]

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The speculation that the constitutional referendum in ivory coast may not heal old wounds came into light as the process saw a wave of violence and low voter turnout at several polling stations. At some of the polling stations protesters wielding crude weapons attacked election workers saying the constitution was not for the people. At the same time the opposition also managed to convince a large part of their voting blocs to boycott the process. Ivory Coast’s current constitution was drafted under military rule after a 1999 coup and has been at the heart of ivory coast’s prolonged crisis as Ivorians remain deeply divided along political and ethnic lines despite five years of peace with Ouattara in power.

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