Ivory Coast validates 10 presidential candidates for October election

September 9, 2015 8:43 PM

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast – Ivory Coast's constitutional council has validated 10 candidates for a presidential election scheduled for Oct. 25.

The president of the Constitutional Council Mamadou Kone read the list of candidates Wednesday that included President Alassane Ouattara, and former Prime Ministers Pascal Affi N'Guessan and Charles Konan Banny. Two women are also on the list, former minister Henriette Lagou and Jacqueline Kouangoua...

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