World

Ivory Coast to Compensate Civil Conflict Victims

Laurent Gbagbo, the former head of the Ivory Coast, appears before the International Criminal Court, becoming the first former head of state to appear before the court. (AP Photo)
Laurent Gbagbo, the former head of the Ivory Coast, appears before the International Criminal Court, becoming the first former head of state to appear before the court. (AP Photo)

 

(BBC) – Victims of Ivory Coast’s post-election conflict will start receiving payouts in July, authorities say.

Some 74,000 registered victims are eligible for compensation from a fund worth 10bn CFA francs ($17mn; £11mn).

The move comes ahead of elections in October, with incumbent President Alassane Ouattara the clear favorite.

More than 3,000 people died in the violence in 2010-2011, after ex-leader Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept defeat in presidential elections.

READ MORE

Tags
Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Washington Informer Newspaper, 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20032, http://www.washingtoninformer.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Back to top button

My News Matters to me - Washington Informer Donations

Be a Part of The Washington Informer Legacy

A donation of your choice empowers our journalists to continue the work to better inform, educate and empower you through technology and resources that you use.

Click Here Today to Support Black Press and be a part of the Legacy!

Subscribe today for free and be the first to have news and information delivered directly to your inbox.

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Washington Informer Newspaper, 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20032, http://www.washingtoninformer.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker