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Côte d'Ivoire

Simone Ehivet Gbagbo

Date of Birth: 20 June 1949
Place of Birth: Moossou, Grand-Bassam


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Gbagbo to the Hague, nation to the polls

The political careers of Gbagbo and his wife Simone Gbagbo (who remains under house arrest in Korhogo) are clearly over but there are also doubts about the future of their political party the Front populaire ivoirien (FPI) which is boycotting parliamentary elections due on 11 December...


ICC bags Gbagbo first

Following his rendition unrest had been expected but as AC went to press Abidjan was quiet and Simone Gbagbo remained under house arrest in Korhogo...


Guns, votes and cocoa

We hear Lakiss is close to Simone Gbagbo wife of the losing presidential candidate who has major interests in the cocoa business...


The financial sanctions tighten

There have been attempts to circumvent the sanctions on cocoa trading but the sales and registrations are computerised and when five large cocoa companies led by Saf-Cacao which is thought to be linked to presidential wife Simone Gbagbo tried to register for exports Alassane Dramane Ouattara was alerted and he threatened to have the companies put on the European Union sanctions list (AC Vol 52 No 3)...


Propaganda war

If Ivorians believe any of that they might believe what Simone Gbagbo told a rally of the faithful in Abidjan on 15 January: ‘The movement to liberate the whole of Africa is being born today in Côte d’Ivoire...


And then, there were two

Simone Gbagbo was held up there by unarmed militiamen complaining they hadn’t received their demobilisation cash...


The contenders

Simone Ehivet Gbagbo (57) a gendarme's daughter is a historian and her quarrelsome reputation has earned her the name 'Warrior'...


Forever delayed

His formidable first wife - and First Lady - Simone Gbagbo is fighting for his re-election...


Three's a crowd

He recently married a second wife Nadiana Bamba a former journalist and northern Muslim; his first wife is Simone Ehivet an evangelical Christian...


It's not over yet

Gbagbo’s Front Populaire Ivorien (FPI) and the hardline loyalist Congrès National de la Résistance pour la Démocratie (CNRD) run by the first lady Simone Gbagbo say they would not accept elections if the rebels do not disarm...


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