Jump to navigation

Vol 47 No 8

Published 14th April 2006

Côte d'Ivoire

Identity crisis

Plans for new voters' cards and a new electoral register provoke yet another political deadlock

A row between Prime Minister Charles Konan Banny and President Laurent Gbagbo about identity cards and the electoral roll goes to the heart of the political crisis (AC Vol 47 No 4). Without a solution, there can be no elections and no serious hopes of peace between the armed camps. United Nations' officials and Western diplomats will probably side with Banny. Gbagbo's 'Jeunes Patriotes' will probably make trouble again.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 710 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.