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Ivorian president's ruling coalition party in disarray [The Morning Call]

Ivorian president's ruling coalition party in disarray [The Morning Call]

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Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara’s government faces collapse after his junior coalition partner said it had expelled party members named to a new cabinet.

Ouattara who had reshuffled his cabinet last week because of a row between his RDR party and the PDCI party of former President Henri Konan Bedie, played down friction between the two parties in a public address last week. But the PDCI party leader Bedie, is believed to have warned party members in a letter not to take part in the new government.

Ouattara dissolved the government earlier in July amid tensions with the PDCI party.

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