ACLED Conflict Trends reports are monthly updates on political violence, protest, and conflict events in African states. They are based on real-time data, and compare current trends and patterns to historical dynamics in key focus countries.

2016 Conflict Trends reports

ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 50 July 2016

Focus on: Central African Republic, Kenya and South Sudan. A Special Report focuses on the Geography and Spatial Patterns of Protest.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 49 June 2016

Focus on: Conflict Stabilisation in Libya, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Sudan and Tunisia. A Special Report focuses on Local Conflict and Violence Monitoring.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 48 May 2016

Focus on: Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa. A Special Report focuses on the 2015/16 political crisis in Burundi.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 47 April 2016

Focus on: Chad, Egypt, Mozambique, Uganda and Violence Against Civilians in West Africa. A Special Report focuses on: Leadership Survival and Pro-Government Militias.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 46 March 2016

Focus on: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Libya, Namibia, South Sudan, Tunisia and Uganda. A Special Report focuses on: Conflict Resilient Investment.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 45 January 2016

Focus on: African overview in ACLED Version 6, Central African Republic, Egypt, Libya,  Nigeria, South Sudan and Sudan.

 


2015 Conflict Trends reports

ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 44 December 2015

Focus on: Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan and Tunisia. A Special Report focuses on: Trends and Unexpected Developments in Africa 2015.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 43 November 2015

Focus on: Algeria, Egypt, Guinea, Republic of Congo, South Africa and Uganda. A Special Report focuses on: Sources of Income and the Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Conflict in Africa.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 42 October 2015

Focus on: Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR-Congo, Libya and Zambia. Two Special Reports focus on: Electoral Violence in Burkina Faso, Central African Republic and Ivory Coast in October, and the Role of Pro-Government Militias in Competitive, Institutionalised Power Structures.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 41 September 2015

Focus on: Central African Republic and Allegations against Peacekeeping Forces, Egypt, Libya and the Prospects of Islamic State Expansion, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia and Zimbabwe. Two Special Reports focus on: the Containment and Diffusion of Violence during Peacekeeping Deployment and Inequality and Conflict across Africa using the Gini Index.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 40 August 2015

Focus on: Algeria, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tunisia. Two Special Reports focus on: Peacekeeping and Violence Against Civilians and Governance and Conflict.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 39 July 2015

Focus on: Burundi, Mali, South Sudan, Sudan and Tunisia. Two Special Reports focus on: Reporting Lags in Realtime Conflict Data and State Fragility and Armed Conflict in Africa.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 38 June 2015

Focus on: DR-Congo, Libya, South Africa, Tanzania, LRA and ADF activity in Uganda and the surrounding Central African region and Zimbabwe; Special Report: Conflict Data Collection Practices: ACLED versus Others

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 37 May 2015

Focus on: Burundi, Boko Haram’s declining regional presence, an ACLED working paper on Collective Action in North Africa, UN Peacekeeping Missions, Protest Cycles in Tunisia; Special Report: Calculating the Risk of Conflict-Related Mortality

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 36 April 2015

Focus on: French Military Interventions in West Africa, Islamist Militancy and Counter Insurgency in North Africa, Nigeria Elections, South Africa; Special Report: The Targeting of Children in Conflict Zones

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 35 March 2015

Focus on: DR-Congo, Libya, Nigeria, Peace Agreements, South Sudan, Tunisia; Special Report: Rape as a Weapon of Political Violence

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 34 February 2015

Focus on: Algeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Egypt, Somalia, South Sudan; Special Report: ACLED Sources and Bias

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 33 January 2015

Focus on: African overview in ACLED Version 5, Central African Republic, DR-Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Libya,  Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Special Report: Political Militias and Remote Violence in 2014


 

2014, 2013 and 2012 Conflict Trends reports


January – December 2014

January – December 2013

April – December 2012