Former Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro jailed 20 years for corruption


Apr 29, 2020

*An Ivorian court on Tuesday sentenced former Prime Minister Guillaume Soro, who has been living in exile since December 2019, to 20 years in prison for corruption.* This ruling is likely to end Soro’s political ambition with seven months to go before the presidential election, for which he has assured to remain a candidate. He was found guilty of “embezzlement of public funds” and “money laundering” when he bought his Abidjan residence in 2007, when he was prime minister of a government of na…

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