Simone Gbagbo

Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice

Meant to tackle international crimes, the court has only convicted three individuals in 20 years

Côte d’Ivoire ex-president opens freedom bid at ICC

Laurent Gbagbo will ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity and free him after seven years in detention

Ivorian leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo and 800 others

Last week Côte d’Ivoire's Supreme Court overturned an earlier acquittal granted to Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity

Côte d’Ivoire’s ‘Iron Lady’ Gbagbo jailed for 20 years

Simone Gbagbo was found guilty of "undermining state security" during post-election violence after her husband and his supporters rejected results.

Gbagbo under house arrest, fighting continues

Côte d'Ivoire's former president Laurent Gbagbo has been placed under house arrest, while the of sound weapons rocked Abidjan once more on Tuesday.

Pro-Ouattara forces sweep through Côte d’Ivoire

Forces backing Alassane Ouattara captured key cities on Wednesday and warned rival Laurent Gbagbo they would march on his stronghold.

Côte d’Ivoire’s Gbagbo orders UK, Cananda envoys out

Laurent Gbagbo's government said it was expelling the British and Canadian envoys from Côte d'Ivoire, as countries stopped accepting his ambassadors.

Gbagbo cronies facing EU sanctions

The EU decided to slap visa bans on 19 Ivorians, including incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo and his powerful wife, Simone.

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Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it