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Election Campaigning Begins in Ivory Coast

Campaigning began Friday in Ivory Coast ahead of a crucial presidential election on October 25. No one is expecting a repeat of the 2009-2010 post-election conflict, but things are getting off to a tense start. Only four of the 10 candidates agreed to sign a code of good conduct this week. Ivory Coast's president, Alassane Ouattara, symbolically chose Yamoussoukro, the hometown of the country's popular first president, to kick off his electoral campaign. Ouattara is running for...

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