Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

ACCESS ASIA

Pakistan: Despite rights gains, transgender community still at risk

Read more

THE DEBATE

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Fly me to the moon: SpaceX's plans for space tourism

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'We are Deniz'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Fillon and Copé bury the hatchet over some cheese

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Displaced people in Cameroon not getting enough aid

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Monumental mix up at Oscars

Read more

THE DEBATE

Do scandals matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt" over corruption probes (part 2)

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Philippines: Has Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ gone too far?

Read more

Africa

Scores of Gbagbo officers charged over post-election strife

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2011-08-11

The Ivory Coast has charged 62 officers close to former leader Laurent Gbagbo (file photo) over crimes committed during the conflict that erupted following the November 2010 polls, a military prosecutor said Thursday.

AFP - Ivory Coast has charged 62 army officers close to ousted ex-president Laurent Gbagbo and is holding 40 of them in custody, a military justice official said Thursday.

Ange Kessi, the west African country's military prosecutor, told AFP that 62 army officers from Gbagbo's regime were charged over crimes committed during the crisis that erupted after November polls when Gbagbo refused to concede defeat to Alassane Ouattara.
 

Date created : 2011-08-11

  • IVORY COAST

    Gbagbo allies charged over election violence

    Read more

  • IVORY COAST

    France vows to remain Ivory Coast’s top economic partner

    Read more

COMMENT(S)