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Côte d'Ivoire: PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly is dead
Côte d'Ivoire Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly in 2018
Côte d'Ivoire Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly in 2018 Credit: Sielhey / Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

The prime minister of Côte d'Ivoire and presidential candidate for an October election, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, has died on Wednesday. He was 61 years old.

Coulibaly had just returned from a 2-month medical treatment in France. Shortly after he attended a cabinet meeting, started to feel unwell and was then rushed to a hospital where he later died.