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October 5-12, 2014

Weekly Media Monitoring report for the Côte d'Ivoire
Posted on October 14, 2014


Compiled by Philippe Dumais

  1. Significant population movement in Port-Bouët.
  2. President of the National Assembly visits Comores Islands.
  3. Next hearing at CPI for Gbagbo: November 4th.
“Port-Bouët: Des populations du littoral manifestent sur l’autoroute AbidjanBassam” Fraternité Matin, in French.
  • Protests against run off movement along the coastline. Law enforcement officers used tear gas.
  • The compensation provided by the government is not sufficient according to the residents.
  • A similar policy evicted the lift side of the Coastline years ago and generated a similar controversy
“Invité au parlement comorien. Guillaume Soro, Président de l’Assemblée Nationale: “La côte d’Ivoire est de retour”. La leçon de paix du chef du parlement ivoirien depuis Moroni”
Soir Info, in French.
  • The President of the National Assembly said that the country is doing well under Ouattara’s presidency.
  • He saluted the return of peaceful relationships between groups.
  • Foster greater cooperation between the two countries, including sharing of expertise.
“Nouvelle date pour Gbagbo, Banny encaisse déjà”
Soir Info, in French.
  • The trial will not start on November 4th.
  • The audience must be conducted once a year to make sure the house arrest can be reconnected.
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