ACLED Regional and Country Reports provide detailed conflict profiles for selected African regions and countries in the dataset. Historical patterns of violence, regional dynamics and key actors are explored.
Background to the socio-economic and political drivers of the November 2015 protests; review of the mobilising agents of protest; regional diffusion of protest and the escalation from non-violent contention to violent organised rebellion.
A renewed focus on South Sudan’s multiple active conflicts; geography of violence, agents of conflict and changing political geography of the state, including ethnic and regional representation in the South Sudanese national cabinet.
Overview and direction of violence in the Burundi Crisis; violence against regime and opposition supporters; gender-based violence; and political and military agents of violence in Burundi.
Séléka militia activity; civilian-targeted violence by Anti-Balaka; and the role of religion in Central African Republic
Historical overview of violence in Mali; State violence and MNLA insurgency; and Islamist militancy in Northern Mali
Violence against civilians; conflict involving government and opposition forces; and ethnic and communal militia violence
State repression and weakness; riots, protests and social unrest; and Islamist militancy
Militia activity; communal violence; Islamist violence; and Kenya’s restive Coast
M23 in North and South Kivu; the LRA in northern DR-Congo; Mayi-Mayi violence; international intervention; and low-intensity conflict in Katanga and Orientale
Al Shabaab in South-Central Somalia; security threats in Mogadishu; emerging regimes in Central and South-Central Somalia; and communal violence in Northern Somalia
Violent Islamist militancy in North-Eastern Nigeria; communal violence in the North-Central region; growing urban unrest; and historical secessionist claims
Key actors; events by region; and main conflict zones
Introduction and overview of violence in Chad; conflict patterns across time and space; and main conflict actors
Introduction and overview of violence in Central African Republic; conflict patterns across time and space; and main conflict actors
Overview of political violence in Somalia; conflict patterns across space; and varying violent event types