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On air at 1700&1800GMT: Gbagbo clings on in Ivory Coast

WHYS Team WHYS Team | 14:00 UK time, Thursday, 7 April 2011

In Abidjan, the fighting goes on.

There's been speculation for days now that the besieged Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo might surrender - and yet he's still there, deep in his bunker in his residency as the siege goes on.

We want to find out more about how he's managing to put up resistance and why this whole standoff is taking so long to resolve.

We'll hear too from locals trapped in Abidjan. As many of you know, we've been hearing on a daily basis from people in the city who are struggling to cope with the curfew, the violence, the looting and, on top of everything else, dwindling supplies of food and water. As the days pass, how are they coping?

And at the same time, refugees are continuing to pour over the borders into neighbouring countries, including Liberia. Some have walked for days to escape. Oxfam has shared some of their dramatic stories with the BBC. We hope to have more.

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