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Ivory Coast’s Alassane Ouattara says ‘someone must be responsible’ for poll deaths

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court while insisting investigations would continue.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s ex-strongman Laurent Gbagbo goes to Belgium on exile

Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following his acquittal at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo gestures as he enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague on January 15, 2019, where judges were expected to issue rulings on requests by Gbagbo and ex-government minister Charles Ble Goude to have their prosecutions thrown out for lack of evidence. – The International Criminal Court on January 15 acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence in the West African nation in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman, the first head of state to stand trial at the troubled ICC, and his right-hand man Charles Ble Goude. (Photo by Peter Dejong / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT

ICC orders release of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court finally freed former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Friday after his shock acquittal last month of crimes against humanity.
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Ivorian MP Alain Lobognan jailed for ‘fake news’ tweet

An Ivorian MP and ex-sports minister has been sentenced to one year in jail and fined $520 (£400) for spreading fake news that incited violence.

CAF confirms Ivory Coast as 2023 AFCON host

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final draw will take place while confirming that Ivory Coast has accepted to host the 2023 continental showpiece.

Ivory Coast agree to host the Nations Cup in 2023

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says Ivory Coast has agreed to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, instead of 2021.
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo gestures as he enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague on January 15, 2019, where judges were expected to issue rulings on requests by Gbagbo and ex-government minister Charles Ble Goude to have their prosecutions thrown out for lack of evidence. – The International Criminal Court on January 15 acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence in the West African nation in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman, the first head of state to stand trial at the troubled ICC, and his right-hand man Charles Ble Goude. (Photo by Peter Dejong / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT

Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo to stay detained until February

Ivory Coast ex-strongman Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars until at least February despite his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court, the tribunal said Friday.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

ICC halts release of Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court on Wednesday dashed Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo's hopes of a swift release following his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity.
Laurent Gbagbo

ICC frees Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague have acquitted Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

ICC: Ivory Coast ex-leader Laurent Gbagbo has no case to answer

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague have ruled that Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo has no case to answer.
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo is expected to find out whether he will be freed after seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity.

ICC to rule on release of Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo is expected to find out whether he will be freed after seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity.
President Buhari participates at the 54th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS in Abuja on 22nd Dec 2018-5

ECOWAS calls for free, fair elections in Nigeria, Senegal

The ECOWAS Heads of State and Government have charged Nigeria and Senegal to leave no stone unturned in ensuring the conduct of elections are peaceful, free and transparent.
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Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.

Muhammadu Buhari salutes Goodluck Jonathan at 61

The president, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Monday, joined Nigerians in sending warm greetings to the former President.
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Collapse of political alliance causes anxiety Cote d’Ivoire

The political alliance struck in 2005 between President Alassane Ouattara’s RDR and former President Henri Konan Bedie’s PDCI in Cote d’Ivoire has collapsed.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

ICC prosecutors urge judges to continue Ivory Coast trial

International Criminal Court prosecutors urged judges on Monday to continue the trial of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and a government ex-minister on trial for their alleged involvement in deadly violence that erupted after the country's disputed 2010 presidential election.
Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo opens freedom bid at ICC

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity and free him after seven years in detention.
Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo to open freedom bid at ICC

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will on Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him on all charges of crimes against humanity and release him after seven years in detention.

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