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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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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...


A question of security

So far, it has been very undisciplined, an amalgam of former rebels, soldiers from the army of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo and mercenaries...


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The north and south of it

He knew how CFA Franc Zone sanctions could undermine a defiant regime, as they did ousted President Laurent Gbagbo...


Oil is the new cocoa

Earlier plans stagnated, firstly because of civil conflict and then because they did not fit with the system of patronage of former President Laurent Gbagbo...


No reform yet

Davis came under attack for supporting dictators: he also took on Laurent Gbagbo for a time while the ousted Ivorian President was disputing the presidential election...


Smart money, prickly politics

Ex-President Laurent Gbagbo’s trial at the Hague may raise ethnic and political tension but if President Alassane Dramane Ouattara can keep the lid on this, the promising economic prospects may help the country to recover well from the recent violence...


Gbagbo to the Hague, nation to the polls

The arrest of former President Laurent Gbagbo by the International Criminal Court and his rendition to the Hague on 30 November prompted surprisingly little protest, given that 46% of Ivorians had voted for him in elections almost exactly a year ago...


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