Cote d'Ivoire voters support new constitution in landslide amid low turnout

2 November 2016
An opposition-boycotted referendum to change Ivory Coast's constitution has easily passed, electoral officials said Tuesday, but opponents swiftly dismissed the vote as fraudulent. President Alassane Ouattara said the changes were necessary to help end years of instability linked to disputes over national identity while critics labelled the vote an attempt to line up a successor for w[...] Read more here: France24/AFP


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