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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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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)...


Votes and the mining houses

Condé an old classmate of France’s Foreign Affairs Minister Bernard Kouchner has been active in the Socialist International alongside presidents Laurent Gbagbo of Côte d’Ivoire José Eduardo dos Santos of Angola and Jacob Zuma of South Africa...


The much-postponed polls

President Laurent Gbagbo far cannier than his dour rivals is tipped to win the vote whenever it is held...

On 21 December French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said ‘The Ivorian head of state Laurent Gbagbo should win...


The smugglers make their fortunes

Coffee cocoa and pick-ups The UN experts also believe the purchase by the Ivorian Defence Ministry of Japanese lorries and pick-up trucks could be a breach of the embargo perhaps for President Laurent Gbagbo's Republican Guard...


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