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 last week in Africa include the fighting in Libya; the high intercommunal violence in Burkina Faso; the escalation threats in CAR; and the instability in Mozambique, Ethiopia and Northern Africa. In Libya, General Haftar on April 3rd ordered
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 Hilary Matfess breaks down President Omar al Bashir’s latest efforts to quell the ongoing wave of unrest in Sudan. For analysis of the protest movement’s start in December 2018, click here. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location &
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
Disorder spread across ACLED’s areas of coverage last year, with political violence and protest surging in more countries than they declined. These trends show few signs of stopping in 2019, as conflict and unrest threaten to expand in scope and scale.
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
ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess maps the wave of demonstrations across Sudan in late 2018. © 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