Ivorian Attacks Underline Calls for Military ReformsAttacks in Abidjan and the west of the country are challenging the government to speed up reforms of the security forces.
Cote d'Ivoire: Sporadic Attacks Make Security Sector Reform Necessary
ISS, 8 August 2012
Attacks by armed groups in Cote d'Ivoire continue to raise concerns over the state of security in the country. Read more »
Ivorian Army (file photo).
Cote d'Ivoire: Gunfire and Fear in Abidjan
UNIRIN, 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
U.S. Embassy Abidjan, 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 »
The government is blaming militias and soldiers loyal to former President Laurent Gbagbo for carrying out series of attacks on an army base and police stations in Abidjan that ... Read more »
The United Nations human rights agency has condemned the attack that took place on a relocation camp for internally displaced persons in Côte d'Ivoire last week, stressing that ... Read more »