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  1. Mahama lacks solution to Ghana's problems - Akufo-AddoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | GhanaWeb

    ... in 2010 led to 100,000 displaced people, 3,000 people were killed as a result of the election between Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara. In five years, because of good, strong leadership, Cote d'Ivoire is today the number one investment ...

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  2. Constitutional Referendum in Ivory Coast Sparks ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Voice of America

    ... took office the following year, after months of unrest involving supporters of his predecessor as president, Laurent Gbagbo. Ivory Coast has kept its role as the world's leading producer of cocoa despite the civil war earlier in this decade, and ...

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  3. Trial of 'tired' I. Coast's Simone Gbagbo delayed to OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | New Vision

    ... 31 for alleged crimes against humanity committed during a post-electoral crisis in 2010-11 when her husband Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept defeat at the polls. The hearing will resume on October 10, chief judge Kouadio Bouatchi ruled after the ...

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  4. Zimbabwe: Cornered Mugabe Denounces Activist Pastor MawarireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... PF youths to take a cue from one Charles Ble Goude, a youth leader and close ally of Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, who was arrested in 2011. Goude was taken to the International Criminal Court after mobilising regime supporters to attack ...

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  5. West Africa: 'Time to Restart Your Lives', UN Tells Refugees in W.AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... becoming victims of reprisal attacks, Ahua said. Ivory Coast erupted into conflict in 2011 when former leader Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept defeat in an election run-off with rival Alassane Ouattara. Divisions remain between people who support ...

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  6. 'Free Gbagbo' campaign launched in AccraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Scores of Ghanaians and other African nationals have demanded the immediate release of former Ivorian President, Laurent Gbagbo, from the International Criminal Court in The Hague. The call was made at the official launch of the 'Free Gbagbo Campaign' at the Teachers Hall in Accra.

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  7. Ivory Coast SIR refinery asks government to help with debtsRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | Reuters

    ... is emerging from a decade-long political crisis capped by a 2011 civil war that erupted when former President Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept his election defeat to Alassane Ouattara. The SIR refinery in the commercial capital Abidjan ran up much ...

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  8. .com | 11 000 Ivorian refugees in Ghana afraid to go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | News24

    ... longtime stability following the troubled 2010 elections which saw him compete against former strongman Laurent Gbagbo. Gbagbo now is behind bars on trial in The Hague following the deaths of about 3 000 in post-election violence in 2010-2011. In ...

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  9. UN report: Ivory Coast should do more to prevent and punish rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Jurist

    ... victims with access to legal aid. The Ivory Coast has faced turmoil since 2010 when former president Laurent Gbagbo [BBC profile; JURIST news archive ] an for reelection against former prime minister Alassane Ouattara [BBC profile]. The EU ...

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  10. Cote d'IvoireRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | State Department

    ... began in 1999, culminating in the 2010-11 post-electoral crisis that was precipitated by former President Laurent Gbagbo's refusal to accept the outcome of the 2010 election. Since the Ouattara administration assumed office, the country has largely ...

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  11. Aides to ousted Ivorian leader return home after five-year exileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | The Star Online

    Four senior aides to former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo have returned home from exile in Ghana more than five years after his ouster in a war over a disputed election, a step the leader of his party said would aid reconciliation. The four men, who included former Defence Minister Kadet Bertin, were persuaded to return following negotiations with the government and guarantees that they would not face charges related to the civil war.

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  12. Ivorian opposition rejects plans for constitutional referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... in his bid for the presidency. The tension led to months of post-poll bloodshed in 2010, with then president Laurent Gbagbo refusing to step down. Some 3,000 people died and now Gbagbo is on trial in The Hague for war crimes and crimes against ...

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  13. .com | Ivorian opposition rejects plans for constitutional referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | News24

    ... in his bid for the presidency. The tension led to months of post-poll bloodshed in 2010, with then president Laurent Gbagbo refusing to step down. About 3 000 people died and now Gbagbo is on trial in The Hague for war crimes and crimes against ...

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  14. Ivory Coast Gay Men Attacked Thanks To Photo Posted By US EmbassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    A man walks near a poster showing portraits of former Ivory coast president Laurent Gbagbo and Former Ivory Coast prime minister Pascal Affi N'Guessan , leader of Ivorian Popular Front at the FPI headquarters in Abidjan September 2, 2015. REUTERS/Luc Gnago Six gay men from Ivory Coast say they have been attacked and forced to leave their homes after the U.S. Embassy posted a picture of the group signing a book for the victims of the Orlando, Fla., Islamic terrorist shooting.

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  15. Kenya: 'Kenyatta, Ruto Should Not Have Been Free During Hague Court Trial'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in the cells in the Netherlands as their cases proceeded are former presidents Charles Taylor (Liberia), Laurent Gbagbo (Cote d'Ivoire) and a former vice-president of DR Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose sentencing is to be delivered today. "I remind ...

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  16. Africa: Undress for Redress - the Rise of Naked ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... 2011, women in Cte d'Ivoire stripped naked as part of a widespread protest against the refusal of President Laurent Gbagbo to step down. In 2013, for example, 50 women in Lakang Amuru district in the north stripped naked in protest at alleged land ...

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  17. Ivory Coast land disputes threaten new violence as war refugees returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... when forces loyal to presidential election winner Alassane Ouattara fought to install him after his rival, Laurent Gbagbo, refused to cede power. The Krou were among the groups that had supported Gbagbo. But the roots of the conflict run much ...

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  18. ICC prosecutor vows to investigate both sides in Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... is victor's justice and we don't intend to investigate on the other side." The trial of ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began in January, with prosecutors accusing him of orchestrating "unspeakable violence" to cling to power after losing an ...

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  19. Gbagbo would've hit me: I Coast's 'Iron Lady'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo said on Thursday her husband Laurent Gbagbo would have hit her if she had suggested in 2010 that he should step down to avoid bloodshed. On the third day of her trial for crimes against humanity in Abidjan, Gbagbo was asked by presiding judge Bouakhi Kouadio why she hadn't asked her husband to cede power when he refused to admit electoral defeat.

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  20. Ivory Coast ex-1st lady reports assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The China Post

    ... of direct involvement," she said, wearing a violet scarf around her shoulders. The wife of former president Laurent Gbagbo, nicknamed Ivory Coast's "Iron Lady," also said she suffered a rape attempt when she and her husband were arrested on April ...

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