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Vol 48 No 4

Published 16th February 2007


Côte d'Ivoire

Toxic traffic

As oil trader Trafigura pledges to pay the Ivorian government CFA 100 billion (US$198 million) in compensation for a deadly toxic spill last August, Africa Confidential has uncovered a pattern of oil industry waste dumping in Côte d'Ivoire by foreign companies stretching back several years.

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