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20 Jun 2021
His supporters had been waiting ten years for this day. Laurent Gbagbo basked in a hero's welcome for his grand return to Abidjan. It took a brief rekindling of Ivory Coast's civil war to force out the former president when he refused to concede the 2010 election to current leader Alassane Ouattara. After the case against Gbagbo fell apart at the International Criminal Court, we ask about the terms and conditions of the return of a larger-than-life political figure.
17 Jun 2021
Laurent Gbagbo's return to Ivory Coast on June 17, 2021 has been confirmed by members of his party. After being acquitted by the International Criminal Court and following a 10-year absence, Gbagbo's relatives are preparing to welcome him back to his village of Mama, in west-central Ivory Coast.
1 Jun 2021
After a decade of absence, the former leader of the Ivory Coast is planning to go back to his country. Having been acquitted by the ICC, he may still face a conviction at home.

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