Ivory Coast President Is Re-Elected on Growth Promise

  • Ouattara garners 84% percent of vote, avoiding runoff election
  • Country plans to spend $25 billion on infrastructure

Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara.

Photographer: Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images

Ivory Coast re-elected Alassane Ouattara as its president, giving the former economist five more years to lead the world’s largest cocoa producer.

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