Laurent Gbagbo

Global Politics

Ivorian Reggae Singer Tiken Jah Fakoly

The former president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo has gone to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. One of his biggest critics, Ivorian reggae singer Tiken Jah Fakoly, has a new album out with several choice songs for this moment.

Conflict & Justice

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo detained

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo has been detained in Abidjan and delivered to the headquarters of his elected successor Alassane Ouattara. Anchor Marco Werman talks with the BBC's Mark Doyle in Abidjan.

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Global Politics

Ivory Coast political standoff continues

The African Union is intervening in the disputed presidential election in Ivory Coast. Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo has refused to stand aside for the man the UN says won the poll. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's John James in Abidjan.

Global Politics

Ivory Coast in turmoil

The United Nations says Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast lost his country's presidential vote in November but he and his supporters have refused to accept that result. The BBC's John James is in the city of Abijan.