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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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Ouattara walks it

That's when one of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's youth leaders, Damana Adia Pickass, tore up the election results on live television (AC Vol 53 No 21, Gbagbo’s Ghana connection)...


The General's last days

The opposition – the pro-Laurent Gbagbo section of the Front populaire ivoirien being the most vociferous – greatly enjoyed making political capital out of accusing Ouattara of collusion with the putschists in Ouagadougou...


The election gets messier

That has started to change this year with dissidents emerging from within Ouattara's own camp, while his long-standing foes, the followers of former President Laurent Gbagbo, are regrouping...


CNC: who is who?

Signatures under its founding charter include those of Laurent Akoun, Secretary General of the faction within the Front populaire ivoirien that allies itself with its former leader, ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, in power between 2000 and 2011 (AC Vol 55 No 15, Polls beckon as Hollande flies in)...


'Gbagbo or nothing'

Dubbed 'Gbagbo or nothing' by supporters and critics alike, the FPI wing dedicated to ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, now on trial in the Hague for crimes against humanity, has prevailed over the pragmatists who wanted to make a credible showing in October's presidential election...


Democracy delayed

That ended with the defeated President, Laurent Gbagbo, being arrested at gunpoint and flown to the International Criminal Court in the Hague...

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Ouattara looks at second term

The main opposition Front populaire ivoirien appears unable to accept that it must replace its leader, ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, to contest the elections in October...


Uneasy peace on the border

South-west Côte d'Ivoire, which borders Liberia's volatile Grand Gedeh County, is still a stronghold of support for ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's Front populaire ivoirien (AC Vol 55 No 4, The price of peace)...


Blé Goudé's bad day

On 11 December, the International Criminal Court confirmed charges of murder, rape and other inhumane acts against Charles Blé Goudé, 42, a former Ivorian militia leader and Youth Minister under the then President Laurent Gbagbo...

Laurent Gbagbo's trial begins in the Hague on 7 July next year, on similar charges to those against Blé Goudé...


Pressure mounts on Zida

Already, Ivorian opposition politicians, especially ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's Front populaire ivoirien, are up in arms...


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