Death of Ruling Party Candidate Upends Ivory Coast Presidential Race

JOHANNESBURG—The demise of the ruling-social gathering prospect in Ivory Coast’s Oct presidential election has unraveled…

JOHANNESBURG—The demise of the ruling-social gathering prospect in Ivory Coast’s Oct presidential election has unraveled a thoroughly choreographed succession system, screening the stability of just one of the world’s speediest-growing economies.

Primary Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly died Wednesday, just days just after returning from two months’ clinical remedy in France, wherever he experienced acquired a heart transplant in 2012. The 61-calendar year-outdated was a close lieutenant of President Alassane Ouattara, a former Global Financial Fund formal who has overseen…