Ivory Coast's Ouattara says 'someone must be responsible' for poll deaths

2019-02-11 12:04

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.

ICC halts release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo after new appeal

2019-01-17 07:58

The ICC has halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity.

ICC prosecutors to appeal acquittal of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

2019-01-16 17:37

International Criminal Court prosecutors have said they would appeal against the shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and urged judges to bar him from returning to his homeland.

ICC acquits former Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo

2019-01-15 12:54

The International Criminal Court has 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.

I Coast opposition chief Bedie seeks alliance for election

2018-12-15 14:08

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.

Ivory Coast ex-leader Gbabgo to ask ICC to free him

2018-10-01 13:33

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

Ivorian police clash with stone-throwing students

2018-09-12 12:48

Ivorian police have used tear gas and stun grenades against stone-throwing students protesting education fees outside the economic capital Abidjan's sprawling Houphouet-Boigny University.

I Coast leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo

2018-08-07 06:00

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is currently behind bars, in the name of national reconciliation.

I Coast's ex-army chief urged Gbagbo to step down

2017-09-26 21:03

At the height of a deadly political standoff in Ivory Coast, the former army chief of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo says he had pleaded with his boss to quit, warning "too many people have died."

ICC to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo

2017-07-20 06:23

International Criminal Court appeals judges have ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from detention while his long-running trial continues.


ICC judges: Former Ivory Coast president must remain jailed

2019-01-19 07:45

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo must spend at least another two weeks in detention at the International Criminal Court, despite being acquitted this week of involvement in deadly post-election violence.

Ivory Coast govt urges 'reconciliation' after Gbagbo acquittal

2019-01-16 21:12

Ivory Coast's government has called for "reconciliation" a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted of war-crimes charges by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman

2019-01-15 21:36

Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his downfall.

ICC to rule on Gbagbo release next week

2019-01-10 13:15

International Criminal Court judges are set to rule on whether to release former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo as his trial for crimes against humanity drags on, the court said.

Ivory Coast ex-president's ICC freedom bid pushed back

2018-10-04 11:37

The International Criminal Court has pushed back to November a hearing on Ivory Coast former president Laurent Gbagbo's bid for release after defence lawyers said they needed more time.

Ivory Coast ex-president to open freedom bid at ICC

2018-09-29 17:31

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

Simone Gbagbo: 'Iron Lady' of Ivory Coast

2018-08-09 12:00

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

Ex-Ivory Coast leader on trial at ICC, named head of party's dissident wing

2018-08-06 06:00

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, currently on trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, has been chosen to head the dissident wing of the Ivorian People's Party, the party he created.

Gbagbo's allies behind string of Ivory Coast attacks: minister

2017-09-08 10:22

A group of people allied to Ivory Coast's former leader Laurent Gbagbo are behind a wave of recent attacks on police posts, the interior minister said Thursday.

Three soldiers killed in Ivory Coast barrack shooting

2017-07-15 20:00

Three soldiers have died after shooting erupted at a base in Ivory Coast, which has been gripped by tensions within the military, security sources say.

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