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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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Regional confrontation looms

On the West African side Côte d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara as new Chairman of Ecowas is the titular leader of the intervention but he faces a new insurgency at home from forces loyal to ousted President Laurent Gbagbo...


Ouattara under threat again

On 12 October the United Nations Security Council discussed a worrying report by a UN Group of Experts that says that supporters of former President Laurent Gbagbo are bent on destabilising the government of President Alassane Dramane Ouattara...


Not out of the woods

There are close ties between the Krahn people in Liberia and the Guéré in western Côte d’Ivoire who mostly backed ousted President Laurent Gbagbo...


Rail to the chief

He says African leaders should focus on problems such as Western powers’ encroachment on African space as in the toppling of Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi and the French-backed military intervention in Côte d’Ivoire after President Laurent Gbagbo refused to leave power...


The officers’ mess

To Ouattara's dismay South Africa tried to use the AU to countermand Ecowas action against his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo who had refused to recognise Ouattara's election victory in November 2010...


Ivorian justice questioned

His predecessor Laurent Gbagbo is already a prisoner of the International Criminal Court in The Hague accused of human rights violations...


Warlords at work

Togo arrested ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's Defence Minister Moïse Lida Kouassi on 6 June and deported him to Côte d'Ivoire on suspicion of attempting to destabilise President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's government...


Warning to future Taylors

Some analysts believe that the deterrent effect of Taylor’s conviction will not be as great as that of Ivorian ex-President Laurent Gbagbo if the International Criminal Court (ICC) finds him guilty of rejecting an election result and unleashing violence on his opponents and on pro-democracy protestors...


More time for the junta

Analysts say that Angola is most anxious to see an end to the coup and member countries still harbour grudges against Luanda over its support for Laurent Gbagbo in last year’s Ivorian crisis...


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