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Charles Blé Goudé

Date of Birth: 1 February 1972
Place of Birth: Guibéroua / Kpogrobouo


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Forever delayed

This rabid nationalism is the source of Gbagbo's power and that of the Jeunes Patriotes led by the charismatic xenophobe Charles Blé Goudé...


A do-it-yourself peace

The loyalist soldiers concerned - popularly referred to as the 'Génération Blé Goudé' after the militant youth leader Charles Blé Goudé who inspired them - angrily reject any idea of being forced out of the army...


Strangers in the night

The daily Matin d'Abidjan close to Jeunes Patriotes' leader Charles Blé Goudé is already blaming the attack on General Mathias Doué the army chief who was sacked after President Laurent Gbagbo launched a failed attack against northern rebels in November 2004...


Not all necessary powers

Those named are the Young Patriots' supremo 'General' Charles Blé Goudé his more overtly radical rival 'Marshal' Eugène Djué and northern rebel Fofie Kouakou...


Time's up

No demos only celebrations Demonstrations against Gbagbo are banned but Charles Blé Goudé leader of the Jeunes Patriotes (a recruiting ground for Gbagbo's militias) says the rally he plans is not political but sporting to celebrate the national football team's qualification for the World Cup which will be held in Germany next year...


Another man with a plan

The travel ban is likely to include such figures as Gbagbo himself his influential wife Simone who heads the Front Populaire Ivoirien (FPI) in parliament and so has an important role in the passage of legal reforms Coulibaly Charles Blé Goudé leader of the Jeunes Patriotes militia Genevieve Bro Grébé head of the Femmes Patriotes and FPI leader Pascal Affi N'Guessan...


Season of hate

Leading loyalists including Charles Blé Goudé leader of the Jeunes Patriotes militia and Geneviève Bro-Grebe leader of the Femmes Patriotes demand that the UN disarm the rebels by the end of the month...


After the phoney war

Loyalist militias led by Charles Blé Goudé and Eugène Djué have appeared for months to be above the law and the lame-duck Government of National Unity could do nothing to control them...


Next year in Paris

Gbagbo doesn't want to appear too chummy with President Jacques Chirac: anti-French feeling is higher than ever among Gbagbo's backers such as the jeunes patriotes led by Charles Blé Goudé and Eugène Djué...


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