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Stories with person: Laurent Gbagbo
  • Pint-size thieves frighten Ivory Coast's largest city 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:19 am

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast taxi driver Mamadou Bamba had finished his shift and was walking home around midnight when a dozen children accosted him on the street and demanded his money. When he hesitated, the thieves pulled out small knives and stabbed him eight times before making off with fares totaling more than $100.

  • Ivory Coast's president submits candidacy for 2015 elections 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 3:40 pm

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast's president submitted his candidacy on Wednesday for October elections that many hope will remain peaceful after postelection violence during the last polls left the country in crisis.

  • Ivory Coast convicts ex-leader's top security officers 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 8:10 pm

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast's military court on Tuesday sentenced the former head of security for the ex-first lady to 20 years in prison for acts related to the postelection crisis in 2011.