Alassane Ouattara

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Jul 18th, 2013
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By Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica Abuja -It is essential that Mali’s presidential election be held as planned for July 28,this call was made by Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday at the opening of a summit of the 15-country Economic Community of West African States (...
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Feb 28th, 2013
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The Hague – Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Thursday told the International Criminal Court, which is weighing whether to charge him with crimes against humanity, that he had always been pro-democracy. “All my life, I fought for democracy,” Gbagbo told the court that will decide w...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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Laurent Gbagbo, the first former head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court, attended a pre-trial hearing today on charges of crimes against humanity. The former Ivorian leader, wearing a dark blue suit and a light blue tie, appeared in good health as presiding judge Silvia Ferna...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara is scheduled to leave for Addis-Ababa on Friday to take part in the 20th African Union (AU) Summit of the heads of state and government, an official source said on Thursday. The Malian crisis will be the main agenda of the meeting which will officially open o...
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Nov 22nd, 2012
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The International Criminal Court unsealed an arrest warrant Thursday for the Ivory Coast’s former first lady, accusing her of crimes against humanity in the aftermath of her husband’s election defeat in 2010. It says that Simone Gbagbo, wife of Laurent Gbagbo, is wanted “for her ind...
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Nov 15th, 2012
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In Mali, Ansar Dine, one of the armed Islamist groups occupying northern Mali, said Wednesday it was no longer seeking to impose strict sharia law across the entire country, but still wanted to keep it in its stronghold of Kidal, RNW reports. “We are waiving the application of sharia law across the e...
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Nov 14th, 2012
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Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara dissolved his government in a surprise move on Wednesday, citing a lack of solidarity within his coalition cabinet. Ouattara became president in the West African state after beating incumbent Laurent Gbagbo in a 2010 run-off election with the backing of...
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Nov 4th, 2012
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ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ivory Coast officials say that fighters who backed former president Laurent Gbagbo have infiltrated refugee camps in Ghana and are accused of attacking security bases back in Ivory Coast. Human rights groups say the presence of Gbagbo’s ex-fighters in the camps poses a...
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Oct 10th, 2012
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Abidjan – A new report from UN experts accuses exiled allies of Ivory Coast’s former president of trying to recruit Islamist rebels who took control of the northern half of neighbouring Mali in a campaign to destabilise the volatile West African region, a UN diplomat and a Western officia...
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By: VOA By Anne Look Mali’s interim leader Dioncounda Traore requested thatthe West African regional bloc ECOWAS provide “military assistance” to recover occupied territory in the north and fight terrorism. The reported request was made in a letter delivered to Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara...