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Ivory Coast Prime Minister, Appointed Last Year, Dies at 56

  • Bakayoko, evacuated to France on Feb. 18, died in Germany
  • An acting prime minister had been appointed in his absence
Hamed Bakayoko
Hamed BakayokoPhotographer: Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images

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Ivory Coast Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko died, less than a year after being appointed to the position following the death of his predecessor. He was 56.