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Former Ivorian First Lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted.

Prosecution had sought to have Simone Gbagbo jailed for life.

- Daily Nation - KE

Growth Expectations Stir Unrest In Ivory Coast.

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.

- The American Interest - US

Ivory Coast's Simone Gbagbo cleared of war crimes – ICC now only 'chance for victims to get justice'.

The former first lady was acquitted in Ivory Coast after a botched crimes against humanity trial.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

I.Coast ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of crimes against humanity.

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Mar 28 - An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life. “A majority of the jury declared Simone Gbagbo not guilty of the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

News24.com | I Coast ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of crimes against humanity.

An Ivory Coast jury has acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.

- News24.com - ZA

Côte d'Ivoire: Simone Gbagbo Acquitted After Flawed War Crimes Trial.

– The acquittal in Côte d'Ivoire of former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity based on a process marred by fair trial concerns and a critical lack of evidence shows the importance of the International Criminal Court's case against her, Human Rights Watch said today. Expand Côte d'Ivoire's ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Former Ivory Coast First Lady Acquitted of Crimes Against Humanity.

A court in Ivory Coast found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty Tuesday of crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 2011 post-election violence. Gbagbo was not in court when the verdict was announced. Prosecutors have 60 days to appeal. They had called for life in prison. Gbagbo was accused of leading ...

- Voice of America - US

Ivory Coast's ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of crimes against humanity.

An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.

- France24 - FR

Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted.

Crimes against humanity charges relate to the deadly violence after the 2010 presidential elections.

- BBC - UK

Ex-First Lady of Ivory Coast Found Not Guilty of War Crimes.

Simone Gbagbo was also acquitted of crimes against humanity in a trial that focused on her role in abuses that led to deaths after a 2010 election.

- New York Times - US

Ivory Coast court finds ex-president's wife not guilty.

An Ivory Coast judge says former first lady Simone Gbagbo has been found not guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes.

- FOX News - US

Ex-Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of war crimes

An Ivorian court has cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The charges stem from post-election violence in 2010 and 2011.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Wilfried Zaha hits back at England boss Gareth Southgate

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has hit back at Gareth Southgate, insisting the England boss was wrong to question his motivation to represent the Three Lions. In the aftermath of England’s 2-0 World Cup qualification victory over Lithuania on Sunday, Southgate was adamant that he only wanted players in his squad ...

- City AM - UK

Simone Gbagbo cleared of war crimes charges

Simone Gbagbo had been charged with orchestrating attacks on supporters of her husband's opponent after 2010 election.

- Al Jazeera - QA

News24.com | Prosecutors demand life sentence for ex-first lady Gbagbo

Prosecutors have demanded a life jail term for Ivory Coast's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, who is on trial for alleged crimes against humanity.

- News24.com - ZA

Ivory Coast court finds ex-president's wife not guilty

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast " An Ivory Coast judge says former first lady Simone Gbagbo has been found not guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes.Kouadio Bouatchi said Tuesday that Gbagbo was acquitted. The prosecution had...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

‘Social Discontent’ Grips Ivory Coast as Economic Gains Pass Many By

Shaken by a mutiny and then a strike by 180,000 civil servants that closed schools, the West African nation looks for a way back.

- New York Times - US

Fifa probes Ivory Coast, Senegal crowd trouble

The sides were level at 1-1 late Monday.

- Daily Nation - KE

Bodies found in Congo likely those of UN investigators, say missing man's father

ABIDJAN, March 28 — Two bodies found in central Democratic Republic of Congo are highly likely to be those of United Nations investigators who went missing earlier this month, the father of one victim said today. Michael Sharp, a US citizen,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bodies discovered in central Congo are U.N. investigators - government | Reuters

ABIDJAN Democratic Republic of Congo's government confirmed on Tuesday that two bodies discovered by villagers were those of two U.N. The post Bodies discovered in central Congo are U.N. investigators - government | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Senegal v Ivory Coast: Lamine Gassama tackled in Paris friendly pitch invasion

A pitch invasion sees Senegal's Lamine Gassama tackled by a fan as their friendly with Ivory Coast in Paris is abandoned.

- BBC - UK

Southgate refuses to sell England duty to anyone

England boss Gareth Southgate is adamant that he will make no attempt to coax dual-nationality players into representing the Three Lions, insisting he only wants those desperate to feature for this country in his squad. Southgate’s stance follows a tug-of-war over Crystal Palace’s former Manchester United winger ...

- City AM - UK

Burkina links Ivory Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capital

A jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso's capital last year, a senior official said Friday. Ivorian officials believe Mimi Ould Baba Ould Cheikh organised the gun and grenade attack that left 19 people dead last March at the beach ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ivory Coast Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin

Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines. VOA’s Bronwyn Benito reports the girl, known only as "Dominique" from Ivory Coast, is recovering well from the delicate and groundbreaking March 8 surgery and is expected ...

- Voice of America - US

News24.com | Peacekeeping chief expects 3 mission to close by March 2018

The UN peacekeeping chief says he expects the missions in Haiti, Ivory Coast and Liberia to end by March 2018 which will save hundreds of millions of dollars

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Burkina links I Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capital

A jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso's capital last year, says a senior official.

- News24.com - ZA

Russia's defeat raises World Cup alarm bells

KRASNODAR, Russia - Jonathan Kodjia and Wilfried Zaha scored stunning goals as the Ivory Coast beat Russia 2-0 in Krasnodar on Friday, a result that raised the alarm bells for the World Cup hosts.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Peacekeeping chief expects 3 mission to close by March 2018

The U.N. peacekeeping chief says he expects operations in Haiti, Ivory Coast and Liberia to end by March 2018, saving hundreds of millions of dollars.

- The Daily Star - LB

Infant's Rare 'Parasitic Twin' Successfully Removed with Surgery

A 10-month-old girl who was born with a rare "parasitic twin" attached to her body has undergone a successful surgery to separate her from this underdeveloped twin. The infant, named Dominique, was born with the lower half of her twin's body — including legs and feet — protruding from her upper back and neck, according ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Côte d'Ivoire govt agrees to sell 25% Ity stake to owner-operator Endeavour

Côte d'Ivoire State-owned mining company Sodemi has agreed to sell its 25% stake in the Ity gold mine back to Canadian gold miner Endeavour Mining. President Alassane Ouattara approved the State miner's sale of ownership in the mine in a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning. Following the transaction, Endeavour will own ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Baby born with four legs undergoes life-changing surgery at Advocate Children's Hospital

Advocate Children's Hospital surgeons have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with two spines and an extra set of legs protruding from her neck. The Park Ridge hospital announced Tuesday that 10-month-old Dominique from Ivory Coast, or Cote d'Ivoire, in West Africa, is recovering...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Wilmots appointed new Ivory Coast boss

ABIDJAN -Ivory Coast named Marc Wilmots as their new coach on Tuesday, describing the former Belgium boss as a "big catch."

- BangkokPost - TH

Ivory Coast Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin

Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines.The girl, known only as "Dominique" from Ivory Coast, is recovering well from the delicate and groundbreaking March 8 surgery and is expected to live a normal, fully-functional ...

- Voice of America - US

Girl born with four legs is separated from parasitic twin in Chicago surgery

A baby girl from the Ivory Coast born with four legs and two spines has been successfully separated from a parasitic twin in a rare and complex surgery at a Chicago hospital.

- BDNews24 - BD

Advocate Children's Hospital takes on rare surgery to help baby born with four legs

Advocate Children's Hospital surgeons have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with two spines and an extra set of legs protruding from her neck. The Park Ridge hospital announced Tuesday that 10-month-old Dominique from Ivory Coast, or Cote d'Ivoire, in West Africa, is recovering...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Baby born with extra legs thriving after surgery

Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who's recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago-area hospital should be able to lead a normal life. Ten-month-old Dominique was born in the Ivory Coast with a not-fully developed conjoined twin. Doctors performed surgery on March 8 to remove two legs and a second spine that protruded ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Ivory Coast name Wilmots as coach

Ivory Coast named Marc Wilmots as their new coach yesterday, describing the former Belgium boss as a big catch.' The 48-year-old, who was sacked by Belgium in July after failing to take their highly-rated team beyond the Euro 2016 quarter-finals, has replaced Frenchman Michel Dussuyer. The appointment of Marc Wilmots is a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Ivory Coast baby saved by US surgery

Baby Dominique is recovering in the US after an operation to separate her from her parasitic twin.

- BBC - UK

Baby born with extra legs thriving after surgery

PARK RIDGE, Ill. " Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who's recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago-area hospital should be able to lead a normal life.Ten-month-old Dominique was born in the Ivory Coast with a not-fully-developed...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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