Although police claimed the killing was the result of an attempted car theft, many pointed instead to the increasing and sometimes violent harassment of both journalists and opposition party members in the country.
September 21, 1999, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.
- Attacks on the Press 1999: Africa Analysis, March 22, 2000
- Attacks on the Press 1999: Ivory Coast (Côte D'ivoire), March 22, 2000
- CPJ Briefing: Gueï 's Way, December 28, 1999