4:00am

Wed April 6, 2011
Africa

Ivory Coast Strongman Gbagbo Stays Put

The longtime leader of Ivory Coast isn't going anywhere, at least not yet. Laurent Gbagbo lost an election, then lost a fight: Rebels took control of most of his country and much of the main city, Abidjan. Still, Gbabgo refuses to step down, retreating to a bunker and denouncing the former colonial power, France, for turning against him.