Two adversaries – President Alassane Ouattara and former president Laurent Gbagbo – will meet on 27 July, 10 years after the war that pitted ... them against each other and brought Côte d'Ivoire to its knees.
Shaken by the loss of his two prime ministers, Côte d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara has decided to introduce some changes. For instance, ... his brother, the defence minister, and his chief of staff will play a more important role than ever.
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Despite his arrest and imprisonment, Côte d'Ivoire's former president Laurent Gbagbo had the unwavering support of a core group of people. Some ... were arrested and also imprisoned; others went into exile after his fall. We take a look at those who have been waiting for his return eight years after leaving the country.
The former president returns today, 17 June, to Côte d'Ivoire, a decade after his arrest and three months after the International Criminal Court ... (ICC) acquitted him. His supporters await his return with enthusiasm but some Abidjanis remain apprehensive.
Laurent Gbagbo is expected to return to Abidjan on 17 June 2021. As his supporters readily prepare for his homecoming, victims of the 2010-2011 ... post-election crisis are calling for the former Ivorian president’s arrest once he lands in the country.
On Thursday, 10 June, Côte d'Ivoire's Prime Minister Patrick Achi and France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian inaugurated the International ... Counter-Terrorism Academy, an education and training centre for special forces units.