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ZOHORE

Zohoré
Ivory Coast

Lassane Zohoré is an Ivorian cartoonist who was born in Abidjan. In 1985, he starts to work as a cartoonist for the daily Ivorian newspaper Fraternité Matin in the humoristic section « Le sourire du jour ».

In 1999, he co-founds the newspaper Gbich! with Illary Simplice and he is still its publication director today. He works for several international newspapers such as Courrier International and Jeune Afrique. Reporters without Borders, international institutions and NGOs often use his caricatures in the framework of awareness campaigns.

He authored the comic book Cauphy Gombo – No pitié in bizness ! as well as collections of cartoons such as Kotoubou, Le sida et autres affaires le concernant, Kimboo contre la drogue (in collaboration)…

Zohoré is the president of  “Tache d’encre” -the association of press cartoonists and comic book authors in the Ivory Coast- and “Coco Bulles” –the International press cartoons and comic books Festival in the Ivory Coast. He also co-manages the animation studio “Afrika Toons”.

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