Bus Journey Across Battle Lines Highlights Ivory Coast’s Divisions

Bus Journey Across Battle Lines Highlights Ivory Coast’s Divisions

ON THE BOUAKE-YAMOUSSOUKRO ROAD, Ivory Coast -- For the passengers on this bus, the trip started encroaching upon its fifth hour.

Most had abandoned rebel-held Bouake, headquarters of the New Forces, for the bright lights of Abidjan, where they had families and business.

But their bus had been stopped before Yamoussoukro, the Ivorian capital.

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