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The Hidden Threat to Africa's Most Promising Economy

Stephen Rakowski
Sub-Saharan Africa Analyst, Stratfor
Feb 22, 2017 | 09:30 GMT
The Hidden Threat to Africa’s Most Promising Economy
Despite its newfound prosperity, Ivory Coast is still grappling with the effects of a conflict that ended half a decade ago.
(SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Mutinies aren't unheard of in Ivory Coast, but lately they have become much more common within the country’s persistently underfunded military. Since Jan. 6, a spate of revolts has broken out among Ivorian forces, temporarily wreaking havoc in at least 10 different cities across the West African country. The latest...

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