Cote d'Ivoire constitutional referendum: Low turnout, violence may undermine legitimacy of outcome

By Joe Bavier and Loucoumane Coulibaly, 31 October 2016
Violence erupted at around 100 polling stations in Ivory Coast on Sunday as voters decided whether to approve a new constitution that President Alassane Ouattara argues will ensure peace in the wake of years of political turmoil. Elections worker Nandi Bamba was preparing to open the voting when a group of young men, some of them armed with clubs and machetes, attacked her polling station in Ab[...] Read more here: Reuters


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