Growing jihadist threat prompts Abidjan to target illicit funding from minerals

An artisanal miner pans for gold at an unlicensed mine near the city of Doropo, Ivory Coast.
An artisanal miner pans for gold at an unlicensed mine near the city of Doropo, Ivory Coast. © Luc Gnago/Reuters
A guide aimed at reducing the risk of terrorist financing and money laundering via the mining sector is in the works, as the government steps up its counterterrorism efforts. [...] (236 words)
Issue dated 29/09/2021
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