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Gbagbo blames France for Ivory Coast problems

Ivory Coast incumbent President, Laurent Gbagbo has been talking to Euronews correspondent, Francois Chignac.

In this exclusive interview he began by blaming France for the current political problems in the Ivory Coast.

South Africa Christmas Deaths

In yet another case of Christmas cheer turned tragic, a family in Githunguri is mourning the death of five of their members, wiped out through a road accident on Christmas Day in South Africa. But as if the loss of loved ones is not tragedy enough, the family is unable to transport the bodies back home for burial, due to financial constraints. This latest case adds up to the hundreds of families that have been thrust into mourning during this festive season, having lost their loved ones to road carnage. Sheila Sendeyo tells us more.

Sexual assault in the seas of Mombasa

No let-up in Cote d'Ivoire violence

The United Nations has extended its peackeeping mission in Cote D'Ivoire and claims that civilians and UN staff have been threatened and attacked.

Laurent Gbagbo, the incumbent president says that he will not concede defeat in last month's election.

Al Jazeera's Ama Boateng has more from Abidjan, the Ivorian capital.

Ivory Coast: Country braces for another day of marches

Zimbabweans face deportation from S Africa

Thousands of Zimbabweans fled the political violence that followed the 2008 election in their country and the collapse of the economy.

They were given permission to stay in South Africa - but that has been withdrawn and the race for residency is on.

Darfur refugee camp 'hiding rebels'

Sudan's governemnt has accused Darfur's largest refugee camp of harbouring rebel fighters.

The Kalma camp is the only one that is permanently protected by United Nations and African Union forces, but residents fear they may be driven out as the military threatens to take action.

Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from the camp.

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Ivory Coast Presidents Stalemate

VOA's Vincent Makori gets insight on the presidential stalemate in Ivory Coast from political analyst Gnaka LaGoke.

Protecting Africa's waters

A new report examines the security threats facing Africa's waters.

Darfur refugees caught in conflict

Clashes between the Sudanese Liberation Army, Darfur's largest rebel group, and Khartoum's military have escalated over the last two weeks.

It came as Sudan's government accused the SLA of breaching a peace deal by providing support to southern Sudan.

Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Zam Zam, the largest refugee camp in northern Darfur - where many say they feel trapped between rebel forces and the Sudanese army.

Embezzelement drama in Mombasa

Opposition groups withdraw from Egyptian election citing fraud

Egypt - Opposition groups withdraw from Egyptian election citing fraud
Egypt's two leading opposition parties, the Muslim Brotherhood and Wafd, have withdrawn from the second round of legislative elections on allegations of widespread electoral fraud at the hands of the government.

World Cup deliver South Africa benefits?

African Albinos

Ivory Coast Elections Results

Cote d'Ivoire elections: announcement of results - Voxafrica