Who won the election of 2010 in Ivory Coast?

Who won the election of 2010 in Ivory Coast?

The 2010–11 Ivorian crisis was a political crisis in Ivory Coast which began after Laurent Gbagbo, the President of Ivory Coast since 2000, was proclaimed the winner of the Ivorian election of 2010, the first election in the country in 10 years.

Who has been President of Ivory Coast since 2010?

Alassane Dramane Ouattara ( US; French pronunciation: [alasan wataʁa]; born 1 January 1942) is an Ivorian politician who has been President of Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) since 2010.

Is Laurent Gbagbo released?

The ICC ultimately upheld Gbagbo’s acquittal, and in April 2021, Ouattara stated he and Blé Goudé were free to return to the country.

Is Ivory Coast a poor country?

Côte d’Ivoire’s score on the World Bank’s human capital index (0.38) improved slightly in 2020 relative to 2019. Poverty fell sharply from 46.3% in 2015 to 39.4% in 2020, but this decline was confined to urban areas as rural poverty levels rose by 2.4% over the same period.

When was Ivory Coast colonized?

In 1842 the French declared the area their protectorate. Formal French colonial rule was introduced in the 1880s following the scramble for Africa. In 1904, Ivory Coast became part of French West Africa until 1960 when the country regained independence from France.

What language is spoken in Ivory Coast?

Côte d’Ivoire/Official languages
The official language is French, with local indigenous languages also widely used, including Baoulé, Dioula, Dan, Anyin, and Cebaara Senufo. In total there are around 78 languages spoken in Ivory Coast.

What religion is Ivory Coast?

Ivory Coast

Republic of Côte d’Ivoire République de Côte d’Ivoire (French)
Religion (2020) 44.0% Christianity 37.2% Islam 10.5% Traditional faiths 8.1% No religion 0.2% Others
Demonym(s) Ivorian
Government Unitary presidential constitutional republic
• President Alassane Ouattara

Who is Alassane Ouattara wife?

Dominique Folloroux-Ouattaram. 1991
Alassane Ouattara/Wife