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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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A permanent putsch

The AU and UN firmly oppose Laurent Gbagbo’s refusal to accept election defeat and Ravalomanana’s supporters in SADC may demand a similarly uncompromising rejection of Rajoelina’s election plans...


Bongo feels the heat

The charge was aired in a French television documentary on Françafrique recently and Obame has been making direct comparisons with the situation in Côte d’Ivoire with Ali Bongo in the role of Laurent Gbagbo and Obame as Alassane Ouattara...


Madické Niang

Senegal condemned Laurent Gbagbo’s long stand-off in Côte d’Ivoire after he lost the November 2010 elections...


Odein Ajumogobia

Nigeria urged Laurent Gbagbo to quit after losing Côte d’Ivoire’s presidential election...


Two presidents, one crisis

The Commission Electorale Indépendante may have declared Ouattara (‘ADO’) winner of the presidential election but President Laurent Gbagbo has yet to agree (AC Vol 51 No 23)...


Holding their breath

In the north clearly Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) will win while President Laurent Gbagbo will take the Bete vote in the west and many votes in Abidjan the commercial capital...


Behind the election machinery

Security arrangements for the 31 October elections were largely directed by Kadet Bertin President Laurent Gbagbo’s niece and his Special Advisor on Military Affairs eclipsing the Army Chief of Staff General Philippe Mangou...


A dubious election date, again

President Laurent Gbagbo’s mandate expired in 2005 but he has stayed on claiming that the country was not ready to vote while the issues that precipitated civil war in 2002 remain unresolved (AC Vol 51 Nos 1 & 5)...


Politicians waiting in the wings

Political activists of all tendencies are increasingly frustrated by the old guard of Laurent Gbagbo (65 years old) Henri Konan Bédié (76) and Alassane Dramane Ouattara (68)...


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