ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess investigates increasing abductions in Cameroon as violence expands beyond the country’s Anglophone regions. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Key developments in Africa in the week of March 17th include jihadist and intercommunal attacks in Mali; the rise in the Boko Haram activity along the Nigerien, Chadian and Cameroonian shores of Lake Chad; and the threats to the peace
Developments in Africa during the week of March 10th highlight the continued jihadist threats in Somalia, Mali, and Niger; the renewed violence by Fulani pastoralist militias in Nigeria; the violent state response to the continuing insurgency in the Anglophone Cameroon;
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik tracks Islamic State activity outside of its former “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, evaluating the militant group’s continued potential for global disruption.* ________ *Correction: This infographic previously included activity where the specific faction of Boko
Key developments in Africa in the week of February 17th include a spike in violence in Nigeria ahead of the elections; violence in oil-field areas in Libya and Mozambique; and large anti-government protests in Egypt and Sudan. As Nigeria headed
In this infographic, Research Analyst Hilary Matfess evaluates the threat to civilians in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Key developments in the week of February 3rd include the heavy targeting of civilians in Burkina Faso, the instability along Libya’s border with Chad and within Libya itself, and the violence in Cameroon. Last week was particularly violent for civilians
Key developments in Africa in the week of January 27th include the militant violence in Burkina Faso, the rising instability in Nigeria ahead of the February elections, and the political tensions in Cameroon, Burundi and Western Africa. Jihadism in the
As 2018 drew to a close, political violence and protests in Africa rose. This overview focuses on a selected number of countries where some of the most important developments occurred at the end of last year and into the current
Key developments in Africa in the week of December 9th include the show of force by Boko Haram suicide attackers in Cameroon, the election-related violence in the DRC and Somalia, and continued rise in protests in Northern Africa. In Cameroon,