Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro has announced that he will appoint a cabinet on Tuesday and immediately begin talks with the new administration to try to resolve a political rift with the opposition and keep long-awaited elections in sight.
More than 10 days after a political crisis paralysed the nation following President Laurent Gbagbo's decision to sack the government, Ivory Coast Prime Minister Guillaume Soro will put forward a new cabinet on Tuesday and immediately begin consultations with the new administration.
The government has cracked down on dissent and the spread of information in the wake of the latest political turmoil. At least two people were killed in protests in Daloa on Monday, according to the International Committee for the Red Cross, bringing the death toll since the latest unrest began to seven. FRANCE 24 television broadcasts were suspended inside the country on Monday.
Date created : 2010-02-23