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Ten Candidates to Stand in Ivory Coast Presidential Election

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara faces a fragmented opposition in his bid for re-election next month.  No less than 33 candidates had applied to run, with the Constitutional Court clearing a final 10. Ten candidates, eight men and two women, will compete in the October 25th presidential election in Ivory Coast.  One of the questions the country's Constitutional Council had to answer was whether incumbent Alassane Ouattara was eligible to run again.  Some of...

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