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IVORY COAST/GBAGBO: Ivory Coast's incumbent president, Laurent Gbagbo, has been detained. A Gbagbo adviser in France, Toussaint Alain, told VOA (( French to Africa service )) that French special forces detained Mr. Gbagbo at his Abidjan residence Monday. The French news agency quotes France's ambassador to Ivory Coast as also saying Mr. Gbagbo was arrested. A column of French armored vehicles had been seen advancing on the Gbagbo residence Monday. Mr. Gbagbo refused to give up power after his rival Alassane Ouattara was named the winner of last year's presidential election.
IVORY COAST: Defiant Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo has been captured at his Abidjan residence, after an assault by French and U.N. forces, and fighters of his rival, Alassane Ouattara.
NIGERIA ELECTION: Nigeria's ruling party has lost ground in parliament, according to partial results from Saturday's elections. The latest results show the ruling People's Democratic Party still on track to control a majority of both the Senate and House of Representatives, but with smaller margins.
SOMALIA PIRACY: The European Union's anti-piracy force says Somali pirates have released a Greek oil tanker after holding the ship for two months.
IVORY COAST: Witnesses in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan say fighting has erupted between forces of incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo and rival Alassane Ouattara.
UGANDA OPPOSITION: Police in Uganda have detained opposition leader Kizza Besigye, after they said he was trying to lead a protest in the capital.
NIGERIA ELECTIONS: Results from Nigeria's parliamentary elections show the opposition making major gains at the expense of the ruling party.
ANGOLA CORRUPTION: Angola has denied a report that it lost almost $6 billion to corruption in 2009.
LIBERIA: One of the presidential candidates in Liberia’s October elections says he does not think the National Elections Commission (NEC) has the competence or objectivity to conduct the poll. Charles Brumskine of the opposition Liberty Party says he has taken the commission to court because of its makeup.
LIBYA/AU PROPOSAL: Leaders of the African Union arrive in Benghazi Monday to present Libyan rebels with a peace plan. Colonel Moammar Gadhafi has already accepted the proposals in principle.
NIGERIA ELECTIONS: Early results show Nigerian opposition candidates making gains over President Goodluck Jonathan's ruling party in the country's parliamentary elections held last Saturday. Poll observers say despite violence at some polling stations, the vote was mostly fair.