Tensions Flare in the DR-Congo

In DR-Congo, signs of a perfect storm are emerging: local conflict is flaring in the North East, continued demonstrations are occuring in urban areas, state repression of protesters is leading to increased fatalities, new militia actors and coalition are forming

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Will the Ethiopian government be open to democratic reforms despite this week’s emergency declaration?

Signs of a political thaw in Ethiopia have taken a sharp reversal. Despite the government’s amnesty of 6,000 political prisoners in January, protests against the Tigray-led regime in the Oromio Region have spread into the Amhara and Southern Nations regions

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10 Hidden Conflicts in Africa
#10 Mozambique: A Peace Deal between FRELIMO & RENAMO, A Rise in Islamist Violence

In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The tenth explores Mozambique: A Peace Deal between FRELIMO & RENAMO, A Rise in Islamist Violence.

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#10 Mozambique: A Peace Deal between FRELIMO & RENAMO, A Rise in Islamist Violence

10 Hidden Conflicts in Africa:
#9 The Sahel and the Merger of Islamist Factions

In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The ninth explores The Sahel and the Merger of Islamist Factions.

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#9 The Sahel and the Merger of Islamist Factions

10 Hidden Conflicts in Africa:
#8 Post-Election Violence and Repression in the Republic of Congo

In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The eighth explores post-election violence and repression in the Republic of Congo.

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#8 Post-Election Violence and Repression in the Republic of Congo

10 Hidden Conflicts in Africa:
#7 Mass Demonstrations in Togo

In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The seventh explores mass demonstrations in Togo.

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#7 Mass Demonstrations in Togo

10 Hidden Conflicts in Africa:
#6 The Fulani Ethnic Militia in Nigeria

In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The sixth explores the Fulani ethnic militia in Nigeria.

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#6 The Fulani Ethnic Militia in Nigeria

States of Emergency in Ethiopia

This infographic explores major developments leading up to the states of emergency in Ethiopia.

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Regional Overview – Africa

The number of distinct acts of political violence and protest across Africa remained stable last week. Yet some significant developments include: an increase in the number and intensity of clashes recorded in Egypt, Mali and Somalia and the resignation of

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Egypt – Strategic Pivot of the Islamic State

Less than two months before the next Presidential elections, the Egyptian Armed Forces on 9 February launched a counter-militancy campaign called ‘Operation Sinai 2018’ to take on the Islamic State in the Sinai Peninsula but also to secure the border

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