AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Siddharta Mitter

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

War and peace in Côte d’Ivoire

By the end of 2004, Côte d’Ivoire’s civil war had cooled to a simmer, but the country remained split, with a rebel-held north and a government-held south. What do these divisions mean to people on the move, late for christenings, doctor’s appointments, and dinners with friends? In an essay that will be published in the