Cote d'Ivoire: Guilty Verdict for Soro Puts Ivory Coast On Political A – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] A political earthquake is rumbling through Ivory Coast. On April 28, an Ivorian court found Guillaume Soro, a hopeful in the October presidential election, guilty of embezzlement and money laundering. The 48-year-old former rebel commander-in-chief was sentenced to 20 years in jail.