Gbagbo

By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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Moses Kofi Yahaya Over the last two decades under the auspices of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Ghana has hosted thousands of refugees fleeing from its war ravaged neighbors, Liberia and Ivory Coast. But a troubling trend has emerged among the refugees; some of them are braz...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 14th, 2012
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In Ivory Coast, a member of former President Laurent Gbagbo’s party says the foiled coup attempt announced by President Alassane Ouattara’s government is a figment of their imagination. Tcheide Jean Gervais, treasurer for former President Gbagbo’s Popular Front Party, told VOA in an interview late We...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 2nd, 2012
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Abidjan – A military court in Ivory Coast put on trial on Friday 28 paramilitary police accused of crimes in the period last year when former president Laurent Gbagbo tried to cling to power, a prosecutor said. “These gendarmes, including a colonel, were close to Major Jean-Noel Abehi, fo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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‘They tell you in the mainstream media that Quattara won? How did he win? Who decides on who wins elections? What constitutional body has absolute and final say on election malpractices? The Supreme Court.’ Alassane Ouattara is the current president of Ivory Coast, selected by France and the United S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 22nd, 2012
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Abidjan – Numerous supporters of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo were injured when their rally was attacked on Saturday, according to the United Nations. A statement issued by the UN peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast said that “many were injured” during the meeting of the Ivorian Popu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 5th, 2012
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Abidjan – The personal physician of ousted Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo remained in detention on Wednesday even though a court has granted him bail, one of his lawyers said. “Doctor Christophe Ble remains in detention” in northern Ivory Coast’s Korhogo region, Herve Go...