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Côte d’Ivoire

Laurent Gbagbo

Date of Birth: 31 May 1945
Place of Birth: Mama village, near Gagnoa


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100 days of ADO

Security jitters and financial worries have haunted President Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s first 100 days suggesting he is yet to entrench himself in office after a bloody six-month stand-off with his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo...


Cocoa holds the key

Cocoa producers say around 70 000 tonnes went to Ghana during the three-month long embargo on bean exports declared by Ouattara when he was trying to pressure former President Laurent Gbagbo to quit...


Stabilisation now, reconciliation later

In his acceptance speech he praised the courage of the Constitutional Court headed by a staunch loyalist of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo Paul Yao N’Dré in finally ratifying on 5 May his victory in last October’s election...


Coulibaly: Death of a rebel

There is no question that Coulibaly’s arrival in Abidjan last December and his command of clandestine military operations against the regime of Laurent Gbagbo helped turn events in favour of Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)...


Beau Blaise loses it

Compaoré worked as a mediator in Côte d’Ivoire and urged ex-President Laurent Gbagbo to submit to the election last year...


A resolution in Abidjan

The armed eviction of Laurent Gbagbo from the Ivorian presidency by a coalition of opposition United Nations and French forces together with the organisation of national elections in Nigeria make this one of the most momentous weeks in West African politics for a decade or more...


Zuma’s presidential primary

However he attracted heavy regional criticism for backing Laurent Gbagbo in Côte d’Ivoire against the internationally recognised election winner Alassane Dramane Ouattara...


Guns, votes and cocoa

Trade sources in Moscow and London report that business allies of Laurent Gbagbo have begun exporting cocoa out of the port of San Pedro in defiance of President-elect Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s export ban...


Peering into the abyss

Officials may be hoping that the weight of sanctions will have driven out Laurent Gbagbo by then (AC Vol 52 No 3 & AC Vol 52 No 4)...


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