Ivorian Attacks Underline Calls for Military Reforms

Attacks in Abidjan and the west of the country are challenging the government to speed up reforms of the security forces.

Ivorian Army (file photo).

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Gunfire and Fear in Abidjan

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 10 August 2012

    A recent wave of armed attacks in Côte d'Ivoire's commercial capital, Abidjan, is lowering hopes of a steady return to security in a city that suffered some of the worst... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Residents Flee After Attack on Army Base, Police Station

    United States Embassy, 9 August 2012

    "After Yopougon, Akouedo and Abengourou, the mysterious commando hits Agboville," says a front-page headline in L'Inter. A report in this paper (p. 4) says that a soldier was... read more »