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.

2017 Conflict Trends reports

ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 62 October 2017

Focus on: Egypt, Libya, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Togo, and Zambia. Conflict Summaries for Nigeria and Somalia. A Special Report compares violence perpetrated by Al Shabaab and Boko Haram, the respective threat each group poses, their tactics and trajectories.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 61 September 2017

Focus on: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Nigeria. A Special Report focuses on recent patterns of violence in Somalia.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 60 July 2017

Focus on: Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Kenya. Conflict Summaries for Chad, Mali and Somalia. A Special Report focuses on Witchcraft and Vigilante Justice in Africa.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 59 June 2017

Focus on: Democratic Republic of Congo, Morocco, Niger, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan and Tunisia. Conflict Summaries for Ethiopia, Libya and Mali.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 58 May 2017

Focus on: Al-Shabaab violence in Kenya and Somalia, Ghana, Political Party Protest in Kenya, Nigeria and South Sudan. A Special Report focuses on pro-government militias and electoral violence in Kenya.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 57 April 2017

Focus on: Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Mali and Sudan. A Special Report focuses on The Links between Food Crises & Violence in East, South and West Africa: An ACLED briefing note.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 56 March 2017

Focus on: Egypt, Guinea, Ivory Coast, South Africa and South Sudan. Conflict Summaries for Algeria, Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo. A Special Report focuses on insecurity in the Liptako-Gourma Region.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 55 February 2017

Focus on: African overview in ACLED Version 7, Conflict Summaries for Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Republic of Congo, Somalia and Tunisia in 2016, reports on Ethiopia and Nigeria. A Special Report focuses on trajectories of violence in the Libyan civil conflict.

 


2016 Conflict Trends reports

ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 54 December 2016

Focus on: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, South Africa and Sudan.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 53 November 2016

Focus on: Egypt, Ethiopia and South Sudan.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 52 October 2016

Focus on: Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

 


ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 51 September 2016

Focus on: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

 


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, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Conflict Trends reports


January – December 2015

January – December 2014

January – December 2013

April – December 2012