Low Turnout Recorded As Vote Counting Continues In Cote D'Ivoire

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Vote counting in Cote d'Ivoire continues following Sunday's constitutional referendum. A low turnout has been recorded, though. President Alassane Ouattara has been pushing for the constitutional amendments. He argues that it will ennsure lasting peace in the country. Opposition parties had called for a boycott of the vote, though. Violence has been recorded at around 100 polling stations in the western part of the country. There are concerns that the low turnout will undermine an expected yes vote. Cote d'ivoire has made an impressive recovery Under Ouattara's leadership but Ivoirians remain deeply divided along political and ethnic lines
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Cote d'Ivoire