New PM named
President Alassane Ouattara has named Jeannot Kouadio Ahoussou as his new Prime Minister. The new prime minister is a member of the Democratic Party of Côte d’Ivoire (PDCI) and was formerly the Minister of Justice. That role has been taken by Loma Cisse Mattou.
The former Prime Minister, Guillaume Soro, was elected as President of the National Assembly, the country’s parliament, on Monday.