ARTICLES RELATING TO ALASSANE OUATTARA

Crowds scuffle as I Coast's ex-first lady faces trial

2015-02-23 17:53

Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo is due to appear in court to answer a charge of undermining state security in a high-profile trial that led to scuffle outside the courtroom.

At least 500 Ivory Coast prisoners start hunger strike

2014-12-05 07:49

Almost 500 people detained in Ivory Coast in the wake of the country’s 2010-2011 post-election bloodshed have gone on hunger strike to protest their continued detention, a source says.

Ousted Burkina leader arrives in Morocco from I Coast

2014-11-21 08:47

Burkina Faso’s deposed president Blaise Compaore has arrived in Morocco from Ivory Coast, where he has been in exile since his ouster in a popular revolt last month, the Moroccan foreign ministry says.

ICC to decide if I Coast 'street general' should face trial

2014-09-29 07:43

ICC judges have begun hearings to decide whether Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo’s right-hand man, Charles Ble Goude, should face trial for allegedly orchestrating deadly post-election violence in 2010-11.

ICC confirms trial for Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

2014-09-11 19:04

The International Criminal Court has confirmed that Ivory coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo will face trial for crimes against humanity, throwing out an appeal by the defence.

I Coast split over transfer of war crimes suspect to ICC

2014-03-24 07:49

The transfer of former Ivorian strongman Laurent Gbagbo’s onetime "Street General" to The Hague to face charges of crimes against humanity had divided his west African nation.

I’m doing well, says I Coast president

2014-03-03 08:47

Thousands of Ivorians have flooded the streets to welcome back President Alassane Ouattara after a month of medical treatment in France that raised fears of a return to domestic political upheaval.

I Coast hit squads target opponents in Ghana

2013-12-02 13:19

Ivory Coast sent hit squads to Ghana to kill followers of former strongman Laurent Gbagbo and paid Liberian mercenaries not to stage cross-border attacks for Gbagbo, a UN report says.

I Coast youth leader asks govt to reject ICC warrant

2013-10-24 13:00

Charles Ble Goude, wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity and an ally of Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, should be tried by an Ivorian court, the ex-youth leader's lawyers say.

Gbagbo's 'release key to I Coast peace'

2013-09-07 21:30

Ivory Coast's fragile peace will fracture unless former president Laurent Gbagbo is released from the International Criminal Court's custody and allowed to return home, his spokesperson says.

 

Simone Gbagbo: 'Iron Lady' of Ivory Coast

2015-01-07 08:25

Ivory Coast's "Iron Lady" Simone Gbagbo, whose trial has resumed, basked in her role as the power behind the throne during her husband Laurent Gbagbo's regime, but to foes she was a pitiless killer.

Ivory Coast army protests sow fears of return to unrest

2014-12-01 12:07

Protests by disgruntled soldiers in Ivory Coast have exposed the government's failure to reform its mutiny-plagued forces and its rapid capitulation sets a dangerous precedent in west African country.

Ivory Coast ex-leader to seek party leadership from jail

2014-11-13 07:37

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo, awaiting trial in the Hague for his role in the country’s 2010-2011 political crisis, will vie to reclaim his party’s leadership, it has emerged.

Ivory Coast lifts Ebola flight restrictions

2014-09-27 16:43

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara says his country will lift the suspension of flights to countries stricken by the Ebola virus to show solidarity with the nations affected by the outbreak.

'Liberian gunmen' seize Ivorian village, kill 8

2014-05-16 13:57

At least eight people, including five civilians, have been killed after gunmen believed to have come from Liberia seized a border village in western Ivory Coast.

I Coast minister gets new post after campus clash

2014-03-13 14:27

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has transferred his higher education minister after violent clashes between students and campus police officers at the country’s largest university.

I Coast leader undergoes surgery in France

2014-02-10 07:35

Ivory Coast’s government says President Alassane Ouattara has undergone surgery for sciatica, a form of nerve pain.

Gbagbo must stay in pre-trial detention – ICC

2013-10-29 15:01

The ICC appeals judges say former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has to stay in custody ahead of his trial on charges of orchestrating post-election violence in 2010.

ICC unveils arrest warrant for I Coast politician

2013-10-01 14:57

Judges at the ICC have unsealed a warrant for the arrest of Charles Ble Gounde who is accused of working with former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo to orchestrate a wave of post-election violence.

I Coast reconciliation at 'dead end'

2013-07-24 08:40

A bid to reconcile hardened enemies in Ivory Coast has all but broken down, according to participants and observers, and time is running out for a commission set up to heal the wounds of bitter strife.

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