Key developments in Africa in the week of April 7th include the coup in Sudan, the intensification of fighting in Libya’s Tripoli, and other high-impact attacks in Egypt, the DRC, South Sudan and Nigeria. Relevant demonstrations also spanned South Africa,
Key developments in Africa during the week of March 24th include the high level of civilian targeting in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon and around the Lake Chad; the localised tensions in the DRC despite an overall reduction in conflict
Key trends in Africa in the week of March 3rd include the sustained violence in Burundi, the communal and election-related tensions in Nigeria, the rising attacks by Mayi Mayi militias in the DRC and the threats to the peace process
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik explores political violence in areas hit by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Key developments in Africa in the week of February 24th include an increase in the fighting in Somalia; violence against Fulani communities in Burkina Faso and Mali amid rising militant activity; the targeting of Ebola structures in the DRC; and
Key developments in Africa in the week of February 10th include the violence that has impeded elections in Nigeria, the instability in the post-election context in the DRC, and the risks in Egypt and South Sudan. With Nigeria’s general elections
Key developments in Africa in the week of January 20th include the multilayered violence in the DRC and CAR, the deadliest attack on UN forces in Mali to date amidst rising JNIM activity in the country and in the region,
Key developments in the week of January 6th include the violence in the CAR, the flare-ups along the border between Libya, Chad and Sudan, and the rising frustration with, and within, a number of political systems in Africa, including in
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik tracks election violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and puts the country’s contentious vote in context. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
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