Hotel pool, Grand Bassam
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Counting the economic cost of the Ivory Coast attacks

As Ivory Coast deals with the impact of the attack by Islamist militants that killed 19 people in March 2016 - the first of its kind in the country's history - thoughts are turning to the potential impact on the economy.

It is the third attack in the region since November 2015; first Mali, then Burkina Faso and now Ivory Coast. While it is a crushing blow for the tourism industry, what is the real impact on the economy?

The BBC's Tamasin Ford reports from the town of Grand Bassam in Ivory Coast for Africa Business Report.

  • 01 Apr 2016
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