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Vol 41 No 15

Published 21st July 2000

Côte d'Ivoire

Moving goalposts

General Robert Gueï's junta aims to set up a civilian regime before the end of the year, but is not even in full control of its own army. The referendum on a new constitution, due on 23 July, takes place in the shadow of a mutiny on 4-5 July. It caused at least four deaths; 35 soldiers have been arrested and will face a military tribunal on 19-28 July on charges ranging from plotting against state security to theft and pillage.

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